Rick Van Es recently was named president of the TCU Insurance Agency.
Van Es joins TCU after 20 years as managing director of CrossRoads Business Advisors LLC where he also served as an independent contractor for TCU. Previously, Van Es was president and chief financial officer of American Electronic Components Inc., which has operations in Elkhart.
“Rick’s experience will be instrumental in strengthening the relationships between the TCU Insurance Agency and its strategic partners to enhance the products offered to clients,” said Chad Douglass, TCU senior vice president and chief lending officer. “His expertise and track record as an innovative leader will be instrumental in the growth of the TCU Insurance Agency.”
Van Es, a certified public accountant, received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Notre Dame.
TCU Insurance Agency is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teachers Credit Union, providing auto, home and business insurance in Indiana and Michigan.
South Bend-based TCU has more than $3 billion in assets, 54 branches throughout Indiana and southwest Michigan, and more than 300,000 members.