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About NationalRiskNetwork


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David Macknin, CPCU

Principal, NationalRiskNetwork

Risk Management & Insurance

Awards &


Licensed in all lines since 1984: started in the mail rooms of his family's insurance agency Managed Property & Casualty and Health Insurance for businesses and individuals full time through 1994 with Associated Agencies Developed and managed all lines of business through 2008, then added brokerage leadership responsibilities as Managing Principal with JMB Insurance through 2012 President & CEO of Alper Services agency 2012 through its acquisition in 2020 Chartered Property + Casualty Underwriter designation / Instructor of Business Law & Risk Management, Building Owners' + Managers' Association / Frequent Expert Contributor to Insurance Business America, Wall Street Journal, The Insurance Journal, Business Insurance, UnisonSteadfast International, International Council of Shopping Centers, Illinois CPA Society

"Best Practices" agent 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, awarded by Independent Agents of America "Hot 100 In Risk Management & Insurance" 2018 and 2020, awarded by Insurance Business America Member of Overbridge CEO Roundtable Member of Insurance & Risk Management Roundtable Member of Private Directors' Association Dual Honors (Writing & Diplomacy) B.A. conferred by University of Michigan Father of spectacular! 20-year-old daughter

Volun-Teacher, Highland Park (Illinois) High School Honors Entrepreneurship Director, The Magnificent Mile Association Vice President, Makom Solel Lakeside Congregation President, Lakeside Congregation Director, CJE Agency for the Aged Fundraising Co-Chair, Raven Theater Company Chairman, Stratford Shakespearean Festival of Canada American Board Founder & Producer, Shakespeare's Motley Crew

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Our Partners

Our Partners

We provide all of the necessary guidance, resources, tools and administrative support you need to quickly and seamlessly launch and operate YOUR website and business.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to provide you with a solid foundation for success, building upon your established network of those whose trust you have earned...enabling YOU to immediately deliver meaningful and measurable results.

We help those we serve securely grow and thrive. In an undeniably dynamic environment, unprecedented and ever-evolving perils are the harsh realities.

NationalRiskNetwork partners identify, explain and address present and future risks, preparing clients to respond. By looking ahead and around corners, we clarify complex matters and untangle challenging knots.                                     


Always dedicated to our clients' interests, we serve companies, not-for-profit organizations as well as families and individuals. Our trusted counsel is experienced, expert, objective and forward-looking.


We see things that others don't see, delivering measurable results. For more information, go to       


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