IICF Midwest Blazing the Trail Benefit will be held in an indoor space at the Ritz Carlton, Chicago. IICF continues to monitor the recommendations and mandates in accordance with the CDC, the State of Illinois, Cook County and the City of Chicago.  Those who have not been vaccinated should continue to wear a mask and socially distance. Please do not attend if you are suffering from COVID-19 symptoms. All guests will be asked to sign a waiver in advance of the event.

Elisabeth Aleman



Elisabeth Aleman

Commercial Officer, VP

CNA, Chicago Branch

Elisabeth is the commercial underwriting leader for CNA’s Chicago branch. In her role, she leads a group of 25 underwriting professionals to drive growth and profit. She is passionate about building and leading high performing teams and developing individuals to realize their highest potential.

With 16 years of experience in the insurance industry, she has held various leadership roles with increasing responsibility. Prior to joining CNA, Elisabeth began her career with The Hartford.

She is a graduate of The Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma.

Katie Weil

VP of Philanthropy, Camp One Step

We're so grateful for IICF for helping to bring smiles, connections and fun to the pediatric cancer patients and survivors we served during our wintertime camp programs. Together we are creating memories, friendships and hope that will fuel them all year.

Erin Kerr


Blessings in a Backpack is grateful for the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s generous donation of $112,885 that provided 28,220 bags of weekend nutrition to 5,260+ food insecure kids across 32 programs in Illinois and Ohio.