American Central Insurance is an independent insurance agency located in Springfield, Illinois. It was established in 1987 by Stan Travelstead. From the beginning, the mission was to provide clients with the best opportunity available for purchasing insurance products while maintaining a delicate balance between cost and quality. It was extremely important to offer insurance products that are in the best interest of the client and provide excellent customer service.

Group Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Long Term Care Insurance
Section 125 Plans
401 K Plans

Workers Compensation Insurance
General Liability
Property Insurance
Home and Auto Insurance

Highlights, Specialties & Features

  • Employee Benefits
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Workers Compensation
  • FInancial Planning

Contact Details

  Website
  City Springfield, IL
  Zip Code 62711
  Address 3300 Hedley Road
  Phone Number (217) 698-9000

Customer Testimonials

Andrew was a joy to work with when setting up all of my insurance needs. He was responsive, professional, detailed and efficient. Throughout the engagement, I felt as though Andrew had my best interest in mind and that I received the most relevant options tailored to my needs. I would highly recommend American Central Insurance Services and Andrew to anyone looking for the same.


I was lost when it came to choosing an insurance plan for my family. Thankfully the WONDERFUL staff explained everything so I could understand it. What a great company and I couldn't be happier with how easy and affordable my plan turned out to be. Thank you!!


Jeremy was exceptional! Great customer service and great products. I would recommend American Central.

From Our Website

American Central Insurance Services has consulting expertise that helps your management team stay up-to-date on evolving benefits and property and liability topics, such as employment conditions, legislative decisions, and regulatory and compliance issues. American Central Insurance Services has it all for you in one place - from our offices in Springfield, Tuscola, and Lincoln, Illinois we serve the insurance needs of individuals, families, and businesses all over Illinois. As an independent insurance agent, we represent many top rated insurance companies.


This American Central HR service is a means for business owners, managers and others, within supervisory roles to receive support and immediate guidance with day-to-day employee-relations and employment issues. The American Central HR team is a powerful management tool which provides you with the resources to solve your HR problems before they become legal problems. Contact us today.


The IASA, the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) partnered with American Central Insurance Services and have developed the Illinois Schools Employee Benefits Consortium (ISEBC) that includes a proprietary fully insured, comprehensive group health insurance plan that will offer member school districts the opportunity to provide employees health benefits at affordable prices. This is a unique opportunity for IASA member school districts to join together and form an alliance to purchase their employee benefits and receive a premium discounting previously available only to the largest employers.


You have questions, we have answers. For definitions of common insurance terms try the Glossary. For many quick questions you may find the answer in our FAQs; if not, feel free to ask anything you want through our FAQ service. Finally, more complex questions and issues are covered in our blog. And of course, you can always contact us or call us at your convenience at (217) 698-9000. Find answers to frequently asked questions; or compose questions to our insurance Guru for assistance.


Since 1987 we have taken pride in our consultative approach; at American Central Insurance Services we take the time to understand your changing insurance needs, and will put a personal insurance, business insurance or employee benefits program in place that will deliver economy, superior protection, and risk management assistance.


Trusted Choice® agencies are insurance and financial services firms whose access to multiple companies and commitment to quality service enable us to offer our clients competitive pricing, a broad choice of products and unparalleled advocacy. As a Trusted Choice® agency, we are dedicated to you and are committed to treating you as a person, not a policy.


Our job is to see that your claim is handled quickly and fairly and that you are never out of the loop. Practices and procedures vary somewhat depending on the type of insurance and the insurance company, but you let us worry about that. In most cases we can let you know well in advance what to expect and will be able to make sure that everything is on track. To better assist you, the following carriers have 24 hour direct claim reporting services available. Prior to calling, please have your policy number and claim details available for the claims adjuster.


For your convenience, we have provided a list of website links and phone numbers for some of the insurance companies we represent. In many cases you can pay your bill or check billing status online. If the company associated with your direct bill policy is not listed, please refer to your policy. If your policy is not direct billed or you have a question not related to billing, please don't hesitate to contact us or call us at your convenience at (217) 698-9000.