Private Client & Personal Lines

HUB International Midwest Limited has one of the largest and most sophisticated private client and personal insurance practices in North America. We design solutions for our affluent clients to best fit your unique needs while protecting your assets, valuables and financial security.  Your Private Client Advisor is committed to providing you with on-going, comprehensive service.

As Private Client Advisors, we negotiate and place custom tailored insurance programs focused on you. Our Advisors offer comprehensive guidance on how to pursue personal risk mitigation strategies that support a safe and secure future. If a loss does occur, our claims management process is seamless bringing you timely resolutions.

As many of our clients are owner operators of their business, your Private Client Advisor works with our Commercial Risk team to explore all of your exposures and coverage options looking beyond your personal assets.  By taking a holistic approach, we craft customized solutions to align your business exposure and coverage with your personal goals.  

Our Process

At HUB International Midwest Limited, our objective is to understand the unique needs of our clients to recommend the best customized, integrated solution.

We take a consultative approach to understand your unique needs, our method includes:

  • Comprehending Your Needs & Objectives - We will evaluate costs and perform a strategic analysis reviewing your coverage options, deductibles, exclusions, conditions and limits.
  • Identifying & Evaluating Your Risks - We review all of your exposures by analyzing the values of your assets; uncovering gaps and any inconsistencies in coverage; determine loss prevention measures and explore your loss history.
  • Comprehensive Ongoing Consultative Service - We will continue to analyze any exposures and make recommendations as needed. We will negotiate on your behalf to bring you to most cost-effective solutions. We will verify your policies. We will advise you of changes in the marketplace. We will monitor and coordinate claims handling. We will make you aware of any impacts to your coverage program.

Our Private Client Advisor works directly with you to craft a custom-tailored solution.


Our Private Client Advisors bring vast experience and resources allowing us to create customized coverage solutions for you. 

Our insurance coverage includes protection for:

  • Property: Homes, Condominiums, Cooperatives, Second Homes, Vacation Homes
  • Transportation: Vehicles, Aircraft, Boats, Yachts
  • Collectibles: Fine Art, Jewelry, Silver, Furs, Fine Wines
  • Weather: Flood, Wind, Earthquake
  • Equine
  • Domestic Employees
  • Excess Liability
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Kidnap & Ransom
  • Identity Theft
  • Personal and Business Travel

John Doran

John Doran

Practice Leader, Private Client Group 
Vice President, Advisor, Commercial Risk

John Doran is the Practice Leader of the Private Client team and a Vice President on the Commercial Risk team.  He has more than 22 years of experience in Personal Lines and more than 11 years of experience with Property & Casualty Insurance. His particular focus is on Scrap Metal, Manufacturing and Non-Profit industries.  Prior to joining HUB, Mr. Doran was an Agency Owner and Principal with Farmers Insurance.


  • B.A., Illinois Benedictine College 


  • Casualty; Fire; Life