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Meet Our Staff

As our client, you will have a team of highly qualified professionals working for you to provide you with the best coverage for you, your family, or your business.  Building a long-lasting relationship with our clients is our number one priority.

Lucio (Lu) DiPaolo

Lucio (Lu) DiPaolo

Insurance Professional - Property & Casualty, Personal & Commercial, Professional Liability, Life & Health

Lucio is currently the Agency Principle at AArdvark Insurance Agency. He started the agency in 2009 that is now a fixture in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. He is active in the neighborhood and surrounding community by volunteering his time as President of the Uptown Business Chamber of Commerce and is also an active participant of the LGBT Chamber of Illinois. His professional background in banking, Financing, Real Estate and experience as a business owner give him the knowledge to mentor young professionals as they launch their careers in business. Lucio’s family background is rooted in his Italian immigrant cultural upbringing. He frequents his family’s Italian hometown on a regular basis to continually nurture and enrich his love for the Italian language and culture. Many of the Italian traditions overflow into his favorite hobbies and pastimes like Wine-Making, Bicycling and Cooking. His mix of American and Italian culture have made him a dynamic and eclectic individual on both a personal and professional level.


David Monaco

Service & Development Specialist

David was born and raised on the northwest side of Chicago and graduated from DePaul University with a BA in Communications in 2013. He enjoys sports, astronomy, and learning history. David works the marketing aspect of AArdvark and is responsible for the task of connecting the agency with it’s audience.


Aidan Crane

Service & Development Specialist

Aidan is one of two Service and Development specialists at AArdvark Insurance Agency. He joined the team in October of 2017. Aidan graduated from Indiana University with a degree in literature. When not working, he likes to read and write science fiction and to take long walks with his dog. He believes that the most essential part of customer service is listening to and empathizing with others.