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.

Jeff Kroeger

Insureon, a Division of Specialty Program Group and Hub International


Jeff Kroeger

Chief Commercial Officer


Jeff Kroeger is Chief Commercial Officer for Insureon, the number one independent marketplace for online delivery of small business insurance. 


Jeff is responsible for Insureon’s sales, marketing and operational functions along with long-term strategy. 


Before his promotion to Chief Commercial Officer in June 2020,Jeff was Insureon's Executive Vice President of Strategy and Development.


Jeff has more than a decade of experience in the commercial insurance industry working for top insurance carriers, such as The Hartford andCNA Insurance. At The Hartford, Jeff held multiple roles, all with increasing responsibility. His final position, was serving as the Head ofStrategic Partners and Programs, responsible for developing and supporting national insurance partners, identifying new ventures, and designing and launching a countrywide distribution strategy. 


Jeff sits on the board of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation. 


He is a graduate of the University of Michigan.


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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.