If you value access to a team of professionals that is engaged and committed to your security, we’re your partner.

North Risk Partners specializes in strategic insurance solutions for businesses and individuals. We are committed to helping clients face risk head-on with right-fit insurance coverage and attention to opportunities for preventing avoidable losses. For businesses, we offer programming and compliance support in the areas of HR, safety, worksite wellness and more.

For Businesses

  • Commercial Insurance
  • Employee Benefits
  • Surety Bonds

For Individuals & Families

  • Home, Auto, & More
  • Health & Life
  • Farm

Small Enough to Be Local

Serving our communities is an important part of who we are. From donating our time and resources, to mentoring up-and-coming professionals in the world of insurance, we are committed to seeing our communities thrive.

Large Enough to Give You Options

Our size allows us to offer more choices in coverage and important risk management resources. We are one of the largest, privately-owned independent insurance brokerages in the Midwest with over 400 employees and over 30 locations.


Committed Relationships

helping everyone grow

Long-term committed relationships are key to how we achieve results for our clients, each other, and our communities.


Thoughtful Teams

who find a way

We know the value of diverse experiences, teamwork and investing in people. Together, we collaborate to develop important solutions.



with the past in mind

With roots dating back over 100 years, we've learned a lot along the way. We leverage history to inform our future, but never define it.


We value creating a foundation of trust in our relationships to make way for honest and challenging discussion, commitment, and accountability; and we believe developing these characteristics within ourselves, our teams, and with clients and partners leads to achieving and celebrating amazing results.


North Risk Partners is #ONETEAM with #ONEMISSION of service — to our clients, to each other, and to our communities.


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President & CEO, Partner

Chris Meidt

Chris has over 25 years of leadership experience. As a former football coach, he is passionate about building winning teams, and is known for having a wardrobe that matches North Risk's team colors.

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CFO, V.P. of Operations, Partner

Gretchen O’Brien

Gretchen oversees North Risk's general operations as well as its administrative departments. She holds high expectations for her team and is a strong supporter of programs that give back to North Risk's communities.

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Sr. V.P. of Commercial Lines, Risk Advisor, Partner

Barry Quernemoen

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South Region President, Sr. V.P. of Employee Benefits, Partner

Dan Seemuth

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Sr. V.P. of Personal Lines, Director of Sales, Partner

Brent Salem

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