Dedicated To Our Clients...




We read, understand

and explain the fine print.

David is able to distill complicated jargon into easy-to understand concepts and a clear course of action. He listened to our situation and created an insurance plan that was right for our nonprofit. We sleep better at night, thanks to David!

Kimberly Bares, President and CEO The Magnificent Mile Association – Chicago, IL

David distinguishes himself and ChicagoRisk by listening to, comprehending and then effectively addressing the needs of non-profit organizations. He delivers with remarkable responsiveness, willing and able to handle all our needs with clarity and alacrity.

Sylvia Novick, Director of FinanceThe Society of Thoracic Surgeons – Chicago, ILCFO, The Joint Commission on Accreditation ofHealthcare Organizations – Oak Brook Terrace, IL

With every startup and legacy organization I’ve helped lead over the past 20 years, David has been our go-to risk and insurance advisor. ChicagoRisk is a true partner whose presence is always felt and understood, unlike most consultants who are there ‘only when you need them’. With his breadth and depth of both knowledge of and passion for addressing risks, David is dedicated to the customer. Rather than seeking to ‘close a deal’, he makes time to educate us along the path toward successful outcomes .

Jon Krabbenschmidt, COOClinical Mobility, Inc. – Livermore, CA

Thank you for always taking care of us with personal attention and insights without ever trying to ‘sell’ anything. Many times, you have come to our rescue! And, David, you have a great sense of humor which mixes well when doing business in a complex corporate world.

Nathan Stelzer, PresidentNeihaus Construction Company – Skokie, IL

David Macknin has a rare combination of professional traits which is hard to ignore: Sincerity and always looking out for others … even into the future. His expertise in the field is gained in an exemplary manner, by going out and observing and genuinely listening to others. He always expands and then applies his knowledge. David understands and demonstrates the need for patience in certain situations, especially with relationships, as a key to achieving desired results for all.

Neal Karbin, PresidentLexco Cable Manufacturing – Norridge, IL

Dave is a gem on all levels as a grand professional and as a compassionate human being, always ready and able to help others. Running through his veins are kind and caring ways for clients and employees alike , making everyone feel secure. Throughout the 20+ years I have known and worked with him, Dave is a man of prompt and thorough action who researches everything, helps businesses make intelligent decisions and gain favorable results . He makes good things happen!

Susan Cutler, OwnerVermillion 20th Century Furnishing – Miami, FL

With his experiences, understanding of clients' needs and ability to identify vulnerabilities through risk assessments , Dave is, without question, the most knowledgeable insurance professional in the country. Care for each client's well-being makes his team an asset to anyone working with them. Dave always takes the lead on our behalf, demonstrating availability, honesty, integrity and a shear desire to help our business succeed.

Josh Tubero, PresidentAlliance Disaster Kleenup – Wheeling, IL

For the past 30 years and three companies I have owned, David and his teams have provided – and communicated - exceptional knowledge and service; simply put, we’ve had peace of mind. We have always felt our exposures were understood and then minimized through his thoughtful and methodical expertise and advice. Companies and individuals alike can gain a competitive edge by using ChicagoRisk’s approach as it enables them to focus on their core business and/or issue.

Robert Borchardt, Jr., Founder & President Harvest Moon Farms, Cuisine Populaire, American Industrial – IL & WI