About Us

John Gotschall, CLU

Coach JG has been an All-Star in the financial services industry for 25+ years in the financial services industry and has been an MVP for his clients. He has achieved many accolades while gaining these impressive stats:

  • Opened Coaching Financial Concepts, 1997
  • Life, Health, and Property & Casualty licensee
  • Series 6, 7, and 63 licensee
  • Registered Representative, The Leaders Group, Inc.,1998
  • Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), 2003
  • Bachelor of Science, Sports Management Northern Illinois University,1992
  • Member of Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of BNI (Business Networking International)
  • Board Member of Small Business Advocacy Council 2015
  • Board Chair of Childserv since 2017 (Board member since 2015)
  • 2019 Daily Herald Business Ledger award winner for Business Excellence


Nadine Schlagk

With sixteen years in the financial services industry, Nadine has established herself as an all-star on both offense and defense. Though she has a soft spot for her two dogs, her experience proves her knack for tough plays:

  • Senior Account Manager with Coaching Insurance, LLC since 2012
  • Commercial Lines Specialist, 2012
  • Received B.S. from SW Florida College, 2009
  • Received MBA from Westwood College 2015


Jerry Villanueva

As a true hall-of-famer, Jerry has been manning financial service and insurance fields for over 35 years. His extensive knowledge of regulations makes him Coaching Insurance’s star quarterback. Operations Manager for Coaching Insurance, Jerry brings to the field:

  • Series 7, 24, and 63 licensee
  • Account management services to existing clients
  • Management of brokerage accounts for accuracy and compliance with FINRA regulations


Patrick Chase

Patrick is the newest member to the team. While you may recognize him from his performances on Stage at local comedy clubs, he is very serious about helping businesses achieve success and growth. His role is to help protect businesses when crazy things happen and does an excellent job.

  • Insurance Coach for Commercial Lines
  • Specialist in Business Insurance and Professional Liability
  • 10+ Years Experience