Tom HokrTHOMAS R. HOKR is a founding partner of MHS Companies and responsible for analyzing the insurance needs of individuals and businesses. Tom is a St. John’s University graduate with professional certifications including CLU, ChFC, and MSFS (Masters of Science in Financial designations from the American College). Tom maintains his AIF (Accredited Investment Fiduciary) status. With over 30 years of experience working for and consulting with individuals and small businesses, Tom is responsible for bringing top-flight products and services to his clients. Tom is an active member of the Rotary; he is a Trustee on a couple of Boards, and in his free time, enjoys a round of golf….or two!


Chris SherwinCHRIS SHERWIN entered the financial services industry in 2001 as an investment manager with Signature Estate & Investment Advisors (SEIA) in Beverly Hills, CA after graduating from Pepperdine University. Chris now also holds an MBA and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). As a partner at MHS Companies, Chris enjoys guiding his clients as they implement strategies to meet their financial goals. Chris creates and manages client financial plans that help minimize taxes, increase savings, and implement proper insurance plans. His client base consists of retired individuals, 401(k) participants, small business owners, business executives, and hard-working families.


Kelly BurnetteKELLY JOHNSON has over 30 years of experience in the property & casualty field and is the Director of the Property & Casualty Insurance department. She is committed to delivering insurance programs to commercial and personal lines clients with the ability to deliver a product that will meet their needs and limit their exposure. Her extensive underwriting background, along with the positions she has held with national and regional insurance carriers, allows her the resources and relationships to evaluate the insurance marketplace and provide effective solutions. Kelly has an Associates Degree in Accounting, is a licensed P&C professional, and holds the CIC (Certified Insurance Counselor) certification and the Certified Professional Insurance Agent designation.


Todd StoffelTODD STOFFEL joined MHS in 2015 as the CFO and SVP of Operations and brings with him over 25 years of financial and operational experience in many small and mid-size organizations. He brings a strong customer service mentality to the organization and works tirelessly with the MHS team to provide the highest level of service to our customers, both externally and internally. He works closely within the MHS team on business development and directly oversees the Property & Casualty, Financial Planning, and Administrative Services areas. Todd has his undergraduate degree from St. John’s University and his MBA from the University of St. Thomas, which is an interesting twist. Todd and his family reside in the southwest suburbs, and when he is not coaching the sport of the season for one of his 4 kids, he enjoys running, golfing, pickleball and participating in a local Boy Scout troop’s activities.


Emmet HanrattyEMMET HANRATTY has enjoyed a career that started in 1979 as an agent with the Farmers Insurance group before he made the switch to become an independent broker in 1983. Today, Emmet continues to grow his practice through MHS by offering a wide range of insurance products and a detailed Gap Analysis. Emmet’s focus in the insurance market is working within mid-market accounts in the Building Trades, General Contractors, Manufacture Representatives and Wholesale suppliers and offering solution-based insurance advisory services for Property Casualty, Employee Benefits and Risk Management. Emmet is an active member at Edinburgh golf course and a current member of the Saint Andrews golf club. He is a current EMGA Board Member and Club Secretary. He also enjoys attending church with his wife Kathy, their children, and his two grandchildren, Jack and Katlin.


Jeff SellsJEFF SELLS joined the financial services industry in 1995 and has been an independent financial advisor for over 20 years. Jeff’s primary focus includes individual financial planning, retirement planning for both individuals and small businesses, business continuation planning, succession planning, and risk/insurance management for businesses and individuals. Jeff’s goal is to help his clients make sound decisions with their financial resources by defining financial goals and objectives, providing access to a wide range of financial and insurance products and services, and providing ongoing service and advice. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire where he earned his degree in Business Administration. In his free time, Jeff enjoys spending time up north with his wife and two daughters, golfing, and spending time on the water fishing and boating.


Matt SpiczkaMATT SPICZKA has been with MHS since 2009, starting off in an administrative role and becoming both a licensed Property & Casualty and Life & Health agent in 2014. Matt completed his undergraduate degree at St. John’s University, much to the chagrin of his St. Thomas graduate father. Matt grew up on a hobby farm northwest of the Twin Cities where he found a love for the outdoors. When not in the office or meeting with clients, Matt enjoys staying active outdoors year-round with golfing, mountain biking and relaxing by the lake during the warm months, hunting in the fall, and skiing or snowmobiling throughout the winter. Matt works in all lines of insurance including Personal Home & Auto, Life, Individual Health, Group Health, Medicare, and a specialization in Commercial Insurance.


Steve HillSTEVEN HILL began his financial profession in 1998 and has been building strong relationships for over twenty years. His strengths in loyalty and commitment within relationships lead to guiding families, individuals and businesses in their financial planning. As a former business owner holding strong family values, Steven understands the importance of having a secure plan that allows for maximizing profits and minimizing tax liability through strategic use of financial services and products. Steven attended Minnesota School of Business and is licensed in securities, including Series 7 and 66, as well as Life, Health, and Property & Casualty Insurance. Steven is a pillar in his community and enjoys being involved and giving time to various charitable and civic organizations in his hometown.

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