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Our Team

Meet our agents.

John Miller
Agency Owner/ Sales Insurance Manager

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John, along with his wife Gina, founded Merit Insurance Group in 2008. He has over 30 years’ experience as a licensed agent and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing. John takes pride in being an Independent Agent because it allows him to offer insurance choices to best protect client’s assets.

John grew up in Hickory Hills and currently resides in Tinley Park with his wife Gina and their three children. He played goalie for many years thru college and beyond, which explains his interest for the Chicago Blackhawks! John enjoys spending time with his family and friends especially when the Hawks are playing!

Gina Miller
Agency Owner/Operations Manager

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Gina is co-owner and operations manager for Merit Insurance Group. She is a licensed insurance agent who is proud to be a small business owner. Gina graduated with a bachelor’s degree in both Finance and Marketing. She enjoys the many different hats the operations role gives her.

Gina grew up on the southwest side of Chicago and resides in Tinley Park with her husband John and their three children. She currently serves as a trustee on the Tinley Park Library Board. Gina enjoys spending time with family and friends and going for walks.

Janet Trizinski
Client Account Representative

Janet is the newest member of the Merit Insurance Group team. Janet is the friendly voice you hear when you call the office. She enjoys working for a family-owned business and the personal attention it provides.

Janet grew up in Park Forest and resides in Manteno with her husband of 30 years. She enjoys spending time with family especially her two grandchildren. With her free time Janet likes traveling, hiking, and being outdoors.

Theresa Kapala
Marketing Coordinator

Theresa has been part of Merit Insurance group for three years. She graduated with bachelor’s degree in Consumer Affairs in Business and a minor in Business Administration. Theresa coordinates our social media and marketing projects for the agency. She likes that each day brings something and new interesting to her position.

Theresa grew up on the southwest side of Chicago and currently resides in Tinley Park with her husband and three children. Outside of work Theresa enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to sporting events and book club.



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