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About Us

CS Insurance Strategies is a brokerage consulting firm with offices in Chicago and Los Angeles. We specialize in comprehensive risk management, commercial insurance, and group employee benefit solutions.

What's Your Strategy?

We start with strategic assessment to select the right balance of insurance coverage for your needs.

Our "What's Your Strategy" approach encompasses asking pertinent questions, while listening to your overall business needs, goals and objectives. Every organization faces balancing risk and opportunity. Our approach to commercial insurance, helps guide you through the analysis to discover actions necessary to facilitate business growth.

We properly align your insurance needs with our risk management techniques in the most efficient and cost effective way. Our experienced team has access to products and knowledge of best practices that allow us to customize products based on the needs and priorities of your organization.

Focus on Client Service

We continue to provide education and support to ensure you are getting the most out of your insurance.

Our select team of brokers and support staff, serve as an intermediary between your business and the insurance carrier. We also provide risk management services, claims assistance, employee health and wellness plans in addition to certificate tracking.

We provide technical expertise that constantly reviews the ever changing insurance market, changes to the law, your business growth and adaptation that may effect coverage.

Insurance & Benefits Expertise

Our brokers and staff have licenses and designations that include:


Associate in Risk Management


Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter


Certified Employee Benefit Specialist

Behind these qualifications is a fresh, creative and experienced team with innovative recommendations that insure protection from risk.

Proven Results

We work with over 350 different clients in ten states.

Our clients range from start-ups to corporations with over 85 Billion in revenue, which include municipal, private and non-profit entities. CS is a full-service firm that has developed particular strengths in servicing non-profits, human service organizations, charter schools and public entities.

Our brokers and staff are leaders in the industry with decades of experience in the healthcare and benefits industries. CS has a reputation for excellence in the products and services we offer, and we are extremely active in the communities we serve.


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Charles Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Charles Smith is Founder and CEO of CS Insurance Strategies, an emerging minority-owned commercial insurance brokerage headquartered in downtown Chicago. He is also the Founder of My Health Method, one of the few certified, minority-owned corporate wellness companies in Chicago. Charles has over 20 years of insurance as well as health care experience and has excelled in various roles for companies such as Dearborn National, MetLife and CNA Insurance.


From brokerage to full human resource support

Commercial Insurance

We can broker the best coverage for your budget, and help follow up on filing and backing up claims.

Property & Vehicles

Fire & Disaster Coverage

Life & Disability Insurance

Group Benefits

We start with designing the right plan for your organization, and then help your people fully utilize their benefits.

Healthcare Plans

Corporate Wellness Programs

Saving & Retirement

HR Support

Our highly skilled staff can help offload the responsibilities of managing your insurance and employee benefits.

Drops & Adds Processing

Benefit Orientation Support

Bill Reporting & Reconciliation

How can we help you?

Our brokers and staff are leaders in the industry and have licenses as well as designations that reflect decades of experience — contact us today!

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