HUB International Midwest Limited is a pioneer in the design and implementation of association and affinity group programs. We have the capability to work with groups on both traditional fully insured programs and captive insurance programs. We have a thorough understanding of how successful insurance programs support association membership and provide critical non-dues revenue. Additionally, we can leverage the group buying power of your members to offer a full-spectrum of competitively priced coverages.



Our flagship program — the AVMA PLIT — is for members of the American Veterinary Medical Association and currently provides professional liability, business, and personal insurance to more than 60,000 AVMA members. We have been the insurance broker of choice since 1962.

HUB International Midwest Limited can help you with policies designed to meet the unique needs of the veterinarian profession. Additionally, we have dedicated risk services (safety & loss prevention) and claims specialists dedicated solely to the AVMA PLIT-sponsored program. We even offer an extensive library of training resources.

Highlights of the Program:

  • More than 50 years of protecting the assets, reputations, and careers of veterinarians in the PLIT-sponsored Program.
  • More than 60,000 veterinarians nationwide rely on the PLIT-sponsored Program and HUB International Midwest Limited for their business liability, commercial auto, employment practices liability insurance, management liability, property coverage or workers' compensation.
  • No other broker has the depth of knowledge or tenure of experience in the veterinary profession as HUB International Midwest Limited.


The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is the only exclusive companion animal veterinary association. HUB International Midwest Limited has partnered with the AAHA to create a comprehensive business insurance program to provide veterinary professionals with the necessary resources to manage your business risks. The AAHA Business Insurance Program offers customized coverage to protect all aspects of your veterinary practice. HUB International Midwest Limited brings you competitive premiums, top-notch coverage and exceptional service built exclusively for veterinarians. 

Program Solutions

We work with top-rated insurance carriers to develop insurance and risk management solutions tailored for your organization. Our insurance specialists dedicate themselves to specific industries – you'll benefit from a team aware of the current trends and distinct risks associated with your livelihood.

A broad array of products and services are available including:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Coverage Design
  • Fronting and Re-insurance Arrangements
  • Insurance Company Selection
  • Domicile Selection
  • Actuarial Services Coordination
  • Claims Management and Consulting
  • Risk Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Direct Sales
  • Plan Administration

Mike Ahlert

Mike Ahlert

Executive Vice President 
Practice Leader, Programs

Mike Ahlert is an Executive Vice President and currently Practice Leader of the Programs team. He has over 37 years of experience in insurance. Before joining HUB, Mr. Ahlert was with Crum & Forster Insurance  Co. as a Marketing Representative. He is a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), and a past director of  Chicago Board of Underwriters. He is currently involved with Marklund Children's Home.


  • B.B., Western Illinois University


  • Casualty; Fire; Health; Life