In January of 2007 Kip Kelley was appointed Resident Managing Director of Aon Risk Services, Inc of Illinois. Aon Risk Services is a leading global provider of insurance brokerage and risk management consulting services. Prior to this appointment Kip served as Regional Managing Director for Aon Risk Services in the Western third of the United States.
Kip started his Aon career in 1988 with Aon Affinity. In 1997 he was appointed President of Aon Association Services Division and in 2000 became Executive Vice President of Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. - Aon's U.S. affinity program subsidiary. In 2003, Kip became Chairman of Aon's Affinity Global Practice Group and held that position through the middle of 2006. The Affinity GPG has responsibility for replicating best practices and transferring intellectual capital across borders for Aon's worldwide portfolio of affinity businesses.
Kip graduated from the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business in 1986. He is a past director of the Professional Insurance Marketing Association and is involved with the Professional Liability Underwriting Society. He is a current director of the Glen View Scholarship Foundation and is active with the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund - both organizations provide financial aid to high school and college students in need. Kip has recently been invited to become a director of Junior Achievement of Chicago.
Kip and his wife Sarah reside in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.
He can be reached at (312) 381-2753.