Our Team

Tom Lessaris, Agency Manager

Tom is a lifelong resident of Champaign, IL and graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Business Administration. Before beginning his career in insurance, Tom owned and operated his own business. His education and practical experience in the business industry leveraged his insurance career, which he began at Country Financial in 1996. Tom is licensed in Fire, Casualty, Life, Health and Variable Contracts and takes pride in providing his clients with the insurance products they need to protect their businesses and municipalities.


Tom brings the consistency you look for, and he is always eager to work with new clients for their current and future insurance needs.

About Acclaim

​​Mike Moews, Account Executive​

Mike graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Economics in 1987 and returned to his hometown of Bloomington (remaining an avid Iowa football fan) to start his insurance career with CUNA Mutual Insurance Group. Since 1994, Mike has been involved in the independent insurance market, developing unparalleled experience both as an owner and agent. He is an expert with contractors, business owners, and professional risks and attained his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation, furthering his undeniable commitment to his clients.

Being a lifelong resident of Bloomington, IL, Mike is equally devoted to his community. He has been a high school football coach for more than 20 years and is involved in many local organizations, including The Bloomington-Normal Area Home Builders Association, Habitat for Humanity, YMCA, and Bloomington-Normal Baseball Association.


​Email Tom

​Phone: (800) 875-3099 Ext. 243


Acclaim Insurance Group is an independent insurance agency, which means we partner with more than 25 insurance companies to provide you with a one-stop-shop experience. 

We understand how overwhelming it can be to research insurance options and how time consuming it is to speak with multiple agents. Our goal is to make the buying experience better for you by working directly with top insurance companies to provide you with quicker results and by offering trusted advice to help you understand your options. 

We want you to always have the right protection, which is why we help you assess your current insurance needs, research coverage options, guide you through the buying process, and stick with you to ensure you're always covered. 

Our group was established as an extension of Acclaim Resource Partners, LLC; a trusted leader in the field with more than 40 years of industry experience. By building on the foundation of a well-performing business, our agency readily offers the talent and tools to help you maximize your insurance protection. 

Email Mike

​Phone: (800) 875-3099 Ext. 225