HUB International Midwest Limited has built a reputation for being a leader in the Construction industry with over 30 years of combined experience serving the needs of our construction clients. Your HUB team of insurance, surety and risk management advisors understands and pro-actively partners with you to best respond to the challenges you face in the construction industry. HUB works with you to keep costs down allowing you to be more competitive in the bidding and negotiation process to obtain work. We manage all aspects of your insurance program so that you can spend time on the production and management of your business. Whether you are a small contracting firm in need of your first bond or a large international corporation with large financial assurance needs, we are knowledgeable and committed to keep you moving forward.

Industry Expertise

HUB International Midwest Limited's experience and longevity in the construction industry enables us to work with a number of partners to best negotiate and craft a solution with the appropriate coverage for your business.

We have specialized products and services, including full-program administration: pre-bid conferences, enrollment, manuals and forms, payroll capture, certificate tracking, audits, contractor deduction enforcement, progress reports, claim tracking, financial reporting, return to work support, cost allocations and deductible recovery accounting.

Many companies will sell bond products to contractors, but very few can offer our level of service. We understand the nuances of the construction contracting market. Our tailored service plans can meet your needs in the areas of

  • Claims Management
  • Contractual Risk Management
  • Driver Safety Programs
  • Experience Modifications Estimates
  • Insurance Specification Reviews
  • OSHA 10-hour Classes
  • Risk Management & Alternative Insurance Programs

We have established procedures to provide a 24-hour turnaround on bond requests by minimizing paperwork. Our long-standing relationship with leading A-rated bonding companies and the 30+ depth of company relationships allows us to negotiate the best rates for you.


What makes HUB stand out?

  • National Footprint and Scope across the U.S.
  • Top-notch In-House Bond Underwriting Capabilities
  • Consistent Next Day Service
  • Executive Level Relationships with Sureties
  • Depth with over 30 Bonding Company Relationships
  • Focus on Niches & Specialties
  • Client Internet Database for 24/7 Real-Time Feedback

Tim J. Mahler II

Tim J. Mahler

Executive Vice President 
Senior Advisor, Surety

Tim Mahler is an Executive Vice President on the Surety team. He has more than 14 years of experience in surety and insurance with a particular focus on Construction, Home Building, Land Development, Environmental, Waste, Crane and Heavy Equipment and Private Equity.  Prior to joining HUB, Mr. Mahler was with Valspar Corporation. Currently, he is a member of Illinois Road & Transportation Builders Association (IRTBA); National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA); and Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA).


  • B.S., Illinois Wesleyan University 


  • Casualty; Fire; Health; Life