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Jackie Merritt, Insurance Agent

Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. in Lake In The Hills, IL

Jackie Merritt

Agency Owner

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9:00 AM - 4:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
Main Number
(847) 854-8520(847) 854-8520

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Store Hours:

Day of the WeekHours
Mon8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Evening appointments always available

Learn about our insurance products

  • Auto Insurance

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  • Homeowners Insurance

    Protect your house and personal property by choosing the right insurance coverage from Nationwide.

  • Life Insurance

    Let us help you select life insurance coverage that meets your needs, your life and your budget.

  • Business Insurance

    Cover your business with commercial insurance from Nationwide.

Member support

24/7 Claims Service

About Jackie Merritt

I have a beautiful son, Joey, who attends Carroll University in Waukesha, WI. My husband Wade and I enjoy golfing, cooking and gardening.


  • Graduated from Kent State University in 1987 with Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. Received Certification as a Paralegal from Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL 1991.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Licensed In

  • IL


  • Auto
  • Life
  • Home
  • Business

Agent Qualifications

  • Licensed in Life and Health in 1992. Licensed in Property and Casualty in 1995.


  • Champion Award
  • Nationwide Corporate Service Award

Community Activities

  • Board of Directors - Chamber of Commerce (12 yrs) Board of Directors - Founders Day Festival (11 yrs) Girl Scouts Counsel of IL Board of Directors (1 yr) Active in Lifeline Christian Church

Community Involvement Events

  • Golf, yoga, crossword puzzles and traveling.

Our Insurance Products

The Nationwide Insurance: Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. in Lake In The Hills, IL provides the following products. To learn more about each insurance product, click on the links below.

  • Auto Insurance

    Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. is your go-to source for friendly, knowledgeable advice about your Lake In The Hills auto insurance. It doesn't matter if you're trying to determine the right claim limits for your household, or if you're a first-time owner of an RV, motorcycle, or specialty vehicle. Whatever your question, we can help you find quick, confident answers and speedily take care of your auto insurance needs.

    Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. customer needs run the gamut from meeting minimum requirements for the state of IL and finding low-as-they-go premiums, to building comprehensive, personalized coverage through various Nationwide programs. Along with higher claim limits, roadside assistance, rental reimbursement, and gap insurance are some of the popular options. You can also reward yourself for every year of claims-free driving by enrolling in the Vanishing Deductible® program.

    There are sizable discounts available to most customers, everything from good grades to multiple policy discounts. We also offer plenty of billing and payment options to make running your household just a little bit easier. Whether you're in our neck of the woods on 2112 W Algonquin Rd or no matter where you live in Lake In The Hills, you can get the coverage you need with the Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd.. Give us a call at (847) 854-8520 today.

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  • Homeowners Insurance

    Lake In The Hills homeowners are experts when it comes to knowing everything there is to know about their house and property, but not all homeowners may be familiar with everything contained in their home insurance policies. Some policies are designed with a one-size-fits-all philosophy and may not provide adequate protection for special features like swimming pools, garages, carports, tree houses, and children's play equipment. Your home insurance policy should not be a mystery. Let the team at Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. help you determine whether your policy is really providing the kind of protection your home requires. For years, Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. has helped homeowners discover the right coverage for their needs.

    Every home and residential property is a little bit different, which means coverage should be tailored to meet each situation. Changes to the property, such as renovation or remodeling, may require taking a look at your current policy. As a Nationwide agency, we provide our customers with personalized coverage solutions. This approach helps make sure you are getting the most value for your money.

    We look forward to helping you access Nationwide home insurance and much more. Contact Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. today by calling (847) 854-8520, or drop by our office on 2112 W Algonquin Rd. Our experienced agents are ready to help you improve your existing coverage or discover new policy options.

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  • Life Insurance

    Bringing home a new baby, like many of life’s happy events, also brings on new responsibilities. New obligations can be more easily shouldered if you take steps now to plan ahead. In order to provide long-term financial security for your family, you need a Lake In The Hills life insurance agent who can help you understand the types of life insurance that best suit your family’s needs.

    The agents at Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. will help you safeguard your family’s future by helping you select the right life insurance. We will explain term versus permanent insurance and answer all your questions. We are here to help you assess your needs and will explain the difference between whole life insurance and universal life insurance.

    Our agency will help you determine the appropriate level of coverage for you and your family. There are several considerations when deciding the amount of coverage you need. Besides funeral and burial costs, you should consider current debts such as your mortgage, car loans and credit card debt.

    You may also want to include child care and long-term educational expenses when figuring coverage amount. Whether your family has one or two sources of income, you should think about covering lost income for a specified number of years. We will also help you determine the number of years for which you need coverage.

    Whether you have a new baby on the way, or you brought your baby home several months ago, now is the time to plan for life’s eventualities. Call (847) 854-8520 and ask for Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. or visit us at 2112 W Algonquin Rd,Lake In The Hills,IL,60156. We will be happy to work with you to make sure your family’s financial security is always protected.

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  • Business Insurance

    If you have recently opened a business, you may have several questions about insurance coverage. Finding a policy that provides the right types of coverage in the right amounts can be challenging. Here at Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd., we work with Nationwide to bring personalized insurance options to our customers. Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. works closely with Lake In The Hills business owners to help them determine the coverage that is most appropriate for them.

    Choosing the right coverages will make sure that your investment is doing the most for your business. A policy that is a poor fit can be frustrating, and you might be paying for unnecessary coverages or even underinsuring essential assets. These can be surprisingly common problems that can be corrected with the help of a personalized policy. Nationwide excels at making personalized solutions available, and we have chosen to work with them to give our customers access to improved coverage options. Customers also get the benefit of having access to Nationwide's large network of support associates. Anytime you have questions about your policy or need to make a claim, they can assist.

    If you are a new business owner in Lake In The Hills and have questions about your business's coverage needs, we can help. Years of experience give our team members a nuanced perspective on the evolving coverage needs of businesses and other organizations. You can reach Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. by calling (847) 854-8520. Customers can also visit our office at 2112 W Algonquin Rd.

    Nationwide offers small business resources to help you strengthen your business, such as financial calculators and information and articles on marketing and cash flow management. Learn more at the Business Solutions Center.

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The Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd. also offers products in IL. Please call for information on products in those states.

About the Jackie Gappa Agency Ltd.

As a 20 year veteran of the insurance industry, I feel uniquely qualified to help you manage your day to day risks. My Agency has been a part of the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills community for over 17 years and understands the needs of our members as it relates to the local environment. As a past president of the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce, I have had the opportunity to help new businesses connect with one another as well as residents find local businesses to help them with whatever their need may be. It is this type of long term commitment to the community and its residents that I provide to my own clients when disaster strikes. We do not take our responsibility lightly and we will always strive to make sure our client is treated fairly.
The Jackie Gappa Agency has been part of the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Community for over 15 years providing exemplary service to our clients. We are active in our community because we live here too!

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2112 W Algonquin Rd
Lake In The Hills, IL 60156