get the right protection with our team, GUARANTEED.

Welcome to Dakota Insurance Group!

Dakota Insurance Group is committed to being the Premier Insurance and Financial Service consultants by working exclusively with our clients to help PROTECT their assets NOW, and help each individual PREPARE for a successful financial future through the use of unique processes and high quality PROTECTION, SAVINGS and GROWTH solutions. Our team will always be there for our clients when they need us most. With a guaranteed 24-hour turnaround policy, you'll always have a peace of mind when it comes to your protection. 

Pam Walker started Dakota Insurance Group in 2011 with the goal of providing clients with the right protection, the right company, at the right price. Pam Walker, is a life-long resident of the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff communities. She graduated from Drake University. Prior to entering the insurance industry, she more than 20 years in the furniture sales industry. Pam is licensed to sell Property, Casualty, Life, and Health products. Pam is an active participant in the local Learning Disabilities Association. 

Paul "Skoo" Walker is a life-long resident of Lake Forest, Illinois and a graduate Lake Forest High School and Indiana University. Skoo has more than 30 years of insurance and financial service expertise and is a well-known and trusted partner who helps his clients build personal, business and financial solutions. Skoo is licensed to sell Property, Casualty, Life and Health products and has a Series 6 and 63 licenses to offer growth and retirement solutions. Skoo is involved in the community in various capacities. He is a member of LEAD and the Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Board. He also is the Public Address announcer for Lake Forest High School football and basketball games.

Pam and Skoo are ardent supporters of Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatments and a cure for autism.

Pam and Skoo have two children, Casey (18) and Carley (16). Both of them attend Lake Forest High School.


Our team

John Schlosser


John Schlosser is a life-long resident of Lake Forest and a graduate of Lake Forest High School. He is a senior at Illinois State University studying business administration, insurance, and risk management. His commitment to learning and developing his understanding of the insurance industry through an internship with Dakota Insurance Group has enabled him expand his knowledge in every area of insurance. 

John is an Eagle Scout and enjoys volunteering at Home Sweet Home Ministries, Bernie's Book Bank, or Midwest Food Bank every Friday morning. 

Carolyn Streett


Carolyn Streett lives in Wilmette with her husband Michael and their three sons. She is a graduate of Kenyon College in Gambier, OH and has over 15 years of insurance experience on both the underwriting and brokerage ends of the business. Carolyn is licensed to sell property & casualty products. 

Carolyn is an active volunteer in her community and beyond. She especially enjoys providing literacy support to children and adults. Carolyn also enjoys traveling, running and playing racket sports. 

Cooper (5)


Aspen (12)