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Our Employees

Not only has REGIT been in business for a long time ~ 50+ years ~ but the majority of our employees also have a long history in the industry. REGIT believes in long-term relationships and commitments and we share this passion with our clients, many of whom have used REGIT to provide their insurance solutions for over 30 years.

Donna J. Freestate


Donna Freestate has been with REGIT since 1972, and was elected President in 1984. In 1997, Donna Freestate and fellow officer Dave Brennan purchased REGIT and transitioned it from an association trust program to an independent brokerage agency. In addition to managing the overall direction of the company and maintaining industry and association relationships, Donna remains actively involved in the service of individual and small group clients. Donna is licensed in 35 states to serve the wide range of REGIT clients.

Phone: 630.495.1500  –


David E. Brennan

Executive Vice President

Dave Brennan joined the REGIT team in 1989. In addition to maintaining industry relations, Dave’s primary focus is on employer benefits, including medical, ancillary products, and Voluntary Workplace Benefits. Prior to joining REGIT, he was Manager of Administration and Underwriter of Association Programs at John Hancock. During his years with John Hancock, he was involved in all aspects of insurance product development, implementation, underwriting, and pricing. This vast experience has given Dave a thorough understanding of all aspects of the health insurance industry. He brings that experience to the table on a daily basis when evaluating the insurance options to be made available to businesses for their employees.

Phone: 630.495.1500  –


John Kammin


John Kammin came to REGIT in 1986 and during his tenure has served in a wide range of capacities. He was elected Treasurer in 1999. In addition to managing all financial and budget matters, John also handles REGIT’s system and network issues as well as overseeing internet marketing. Prior to joining REGIT, John worked in the accounting department for Follett Corporation handling all aspects of their accounts payables.


Phone: 630.652.1063  –


Margaret L. Duffy

Personal and Commercial Lines

Maggie Duffy is REGIT’s newest employee joining the team in 2012. Maggie is responsible for the Personal Lines home and auto, as well as Commercial Lines such as General Liability, Workers Comp, and Professional Liability. Prior to joining REGIT, Maggie worked for over 20 years at another large agency handling similar business.


630.652.1069  –


Marilyn Smaron

Sales Consultant

Marilyn Smaron has been with REGIT since 2000. Marilyn serves as Office Manager, but is also licensed with a focus on individual health and Medicare clients. Prior to joining REGIT, she spent 15 years at CNA Insurance, involved in all aspects of group health including billing, claims, system administration and new system development. Prior to that Marilyn was with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. Her vast background experience is an asset she puts to use each day at REGIT.

630.652.1070  –

Adam Paoli

Financial Strategist

Adam Paoli is a Financial Advisor with 9 years of experience. As a financial strategist, Adam’s expertise lies in formulating strategies to bolster and enhance personal protection planning. Adam works with families and small business owners to establish retirement planning goals, with an emphasis on educating clients about the best tools available. Adam applies the same dedication and hard work ethic on behalf of his clients as he did when he earned an athletic scholarship onto Northwesten University’s Varsity Football team and a Bachelors degree with honors. Adam has had a working arrangement with REGIT since 2008.

630.652.1065 –

Paul Marin

Associate Consultant

Paul Marin is a new REGIT associate joining the team in 2013. Paul gives peace of mind to individuals and business owners regularly by helping them to evaluate and minimize their financial exposure. His consultive approach consists of analyzing the needs and objectives of his clients and identifying cost-effective, tailored solutions that offer all encompassing financial protection. He specializes in Annuities, Life, Long Term Care, Critical Illness, and Key Person policies. Prior to joining the REGIT team, Paul worked for over 8 years in the Mortgage and Real Estate industries.

630.652.1072 –