Private Equity

We offer cutting edge risk solutions

Our team of seasoned professionals offers the full gamut of M&A services for private equity firms; family offices and strategic buyers.

We are advocates. We work for you.

We have the experience to identify unrecognized exposures and their impact on purchase price. TF helps ensure speed of execution and accuracy in price – so you can submit bids with confidence.

Our team has worked on hundreds of transactions across many industries offering cutting edge risk solutions in the following areas:

Representations & Warranties

Property & Casualty

Professional Liability

Directors & Officers Liability

Cyber Liability

Employee Benefits

In addition to the core diligence services we provide, we also place all lines of insurance.

Private Equity
Brian Carragher

Hometown | Calumet City, IL
Alma Mater | Wabash College
Joined TF | June 2006

Married with four daughters
Chicago sports fan
Springsteen devotee

Brian Flanagan

Hometown | Evanston, IL
Alma Mater | Notre Dame
Joined TF | May 2005

Have shirts organized by color
3 amazing kids
Irish -> Bears -> White Sox

Bryan Dickson

Hometown | Libertyville, IL
Alma Mater | Illinois State University – Finance & Insurance
Joined TF | June 2014

Devoted Cubs Fan
Intramural Sports Enthusiast

Chester Coffin
Account Director

Hometown: Munster, IN
Alma Mater: The Citadel
Joined TF: October 2019

Happily married & Proud father of 3 kids
Licensed Private Pilot
Loves college football & movies

Colleen Sokolowski
Account Manager

Hometown | Carol Stream, IL
Alma Mater | Illinois State University
Joined TF | June 2017

White Sox fan
Food enthusiast

Curtis Young

Hometown | Mission Hills, KS
Alma Mater | University of Arizona – BA
Alma Mater | Loyola University – Chicago – MBA

Married w/ 3 Children (22, 19, 12)
Avid golfer
Loves live music

Dan Gunter, ARM
Vice President

Hometown | Anchorage, AK
Alma Mater | Missouri State University
Joined TF | June 2014

College Football Fanatic
Craft Beer Enthusiast

Doug Thompson
Managing Director

Hometown | Winnetka,IL
Alma Mater | Southern Methodist University (SMU)
Joined TF | June 2004

Married to college sweetheart
Two amazing kids: Will & Caroline
Always wanted to be in the Rolling Stones

Frank Zimmer

Hometown | Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Alma Mater | University of Dayton
Joined TF | November 2010

Detroit Red Wings & Detroit Tigers
Part-time golfer
Enjoys any game involving a racket

Jack Hughes

Hometown | Evanston, IL
Alma Mater | DePaul University
Joined TF | June 2004

Camping and outdoors
Loves to cook
Debbie Hughes (Better Half from the Southside)

John Berner
Julio Bermudez

Hometown | Philadelphia, PA
Alma Mater | Columbia University
Joined TF | April 2010

Father of two teenagers
Loves golf (in spite of the inability to break 100)
Bleeds Eagles Green (NFL)

Mac Murray

Hometown | Chicago, IL
Alma Mater | University of Notre Dame
Joined TF | September 2007

ND Football and Chicago Sports (Cubs not Sox)
Rides bike to work year-round
Loyola Academy Athletic Hall of Fame (Golf)

Maggie Carruthers
Claims Advocate

Hometown | McHenry, IL
Alma Mater | Vanderbilt University
Joined TF | March 2019

Lifelong Cubs Fan
Loves Coffee and Craft Beer

Michael Cermak
Assistant Vice President

Hometown | Chicago IL
Alma Mater | University of Toledo
Joined TF | June 2013

St. Patrick High School Alum
UT Rocket Alum
Wannabe Outdoorsman

Nick Campbell

Hometown | Lake Forest
Alma Mater | Hamilton College
Joined TF | January 2006

Married to “California Girl”, Julie, for 33 years
Three children: Kelly, Gordon and Andrew
It’s all about GOLF

Pat Staunton

Hometown | Chicago, IL
Alma Mater | Illinois State University
Joined TF | December 2013

Chicago sports fanatic (Bears, Cubs, Bulls & Hawks)
Has a beautiful wife and daughter

Spencer Moysey
Assistant Vice President

Hometown | Winnetka, IL
Alma Mater | The Catholic University of America
Joined TF | October 2016

Married with a daughter
Golf Enthusiast/Optimist
Political News Junkie
Beverage of choice, Scotch

Tim Ingersol
Assistant Vice President

Hometown | Midlothian, IL
Alma Mater | University of Illinois-Chicago
Joined TF | August 2005

Chicago Bears season ticketholder
Craft beer enthusiast
Passion for the outdoors

Tina Mital
Account Executive

Hometown | Moline, IL
Alma Mater | Iowa State University
Joined TF | July 2012

Bocce Champion
Concert goer
Dachshund lover

Yasmine Kumar, J.D.
Assistant Vice President

Hometown | Skokie, IL
Alma Mater | University of Illinois College of Law
Joined TF | April 2018

Faux foodie
Starbucks habitué (cold brew every time)

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Thompson Flanagan

626 W. Jackson Blvd. Suite 500 Chicago, IL 60661

Phone: (312) 239 2800
Fax: (312) 263 1551