Brian Feltes opened Brian Feltes & Associates, Inc. in 1985. His insurance career began in August 1977 at the Dean Weeks Insurance Agency. Brian purchased the agency from Mr. Weeks in December of that year. Since that time, Brian has grown his agency providing coverage to hundreds of individual and commercial customers.
As a Service member of Illinois Association of School Business Officials’, Brian specializes in providing insurance coverage to School Districts throughout the state of Illinois. In addition, he provides personal lines insurance to over 500 clients. Brian is a past member of several insurance company Agents Advisory Boards, and is a past chair of the Pastoral Council and Finance Council of St. Mary Parish in DeKalb.
In his spare time, Brian enjoys spending time with his family and friends and also enjoys long days on the golf course. Brian and his wife, Marcia, reside in DeKalb, Illinois. They have two children, Drew and Chrissy. Drew lives in Seattle and works as a business development coordinator for Amazon Web Services. Chrissy and her husband Corey and their beautiful daughter, Addi Grace, live in Algonquin. Chris is a second grade teacher and Corey is a pilot with American Airlines.
Kevin assists his clients with all forms of personal and business insurance with a special focus in the areas of home, auto, health, life, professional liability, staffing companies, school districts, and closely held businesses.
Kevin started his insurance career in 2004 when he joined Brian Feltes and Associates. Prior to joining the agency, Kevin worked in the staffing industry for 15 years serving as Vice President and Regional Manager for several national staffing companies. He graduated from Aurora University and holds a Management Liability Insurance Specialist (MLIS) designation.
Kevin serves on several boards of directors. In his free time, Kevin enjoys spending time with friends and family including his sons Michael and Patrick and traveling and playing golf with his wife Patrice. Kevin and Patrice reside in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
Jennifer Jones Sinnott
Don grew up in a family of small business owners in Carbondale, Illinois giving him an understanding of the needs of his clients. He earned a degree in Engineering from Southern Illinois University and has over 20 years of operations engineering experience with fortune Top 200 companies. With 14 years experience as an independent insurance agent, Don applies his engineering background in an analytical approach to providing property and casualty coverage for commercial and personal risks.
Don enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, and is active with many local community service organizations and three Chambers of Commerce.
Commercial Lines Manager
Mary Straiker, SCLA, has been with Brian Feltes & Associates since 2005. She grew up in Peoria, IL, attended Bergan High School, and is a graduate of Northern Illinois University. She has spent the past 34 years in the insurance industry. She started out with the Hartford Insurance Group and then moved on to their TPA Specialty Risk Services working in claims and quality assurance. Mary and her family reside in Saint Charles, Illlinois.
Personal Lines CSR
Susan joined us in March of 2023. Bio coming soon!