As Golden Eagle Insurance expands Brian Ruhe, VP, Regional Business Development will be consulting with lenders in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Montana. Having joined Golden Eagle Insurance in November 2017, Brian serves as a VP of Regional Business Development. Brian is a graduate of The Ohio State University with over 15 years of experience in various aspects of sales and business management, including mortgage banking and credit consulting. He understands the challenges that community banks and credit unions face with lending practices and is motivated to offer solutions in the way of protection and efficiency. Brian and his wife certainly are busy keeping up with their three young daughters.
VP, Regional Business Development
Jim joined Golden Eagle Insurance in November of 2018 as a VP of Regional Business Development. He will primarily be consulting with lenders in California and Colorado. Jim is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point with a major in Economics. After graduating from West Point, Jim spent time at Fort Stewart, Georgia as an Infantry Officer. After his time in the Army, Jim sold commercial real estate and worked as a mortgage banker at a number of companies. Jim currently resides in Hilliard, Ohio with his wife Brittany and enjoys traveling, hunting, backpacking, and cheering on the Army football team in his free time.
Golden Eagle Insurance is thrilled to be attending the 2018 OBL Annual Meeting! Former Hard Rock Cafe leader Jim Knight will headline the OBL’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 7 to give Ohio bankers his insider’s playlist to creating a differentiated experience that delivers sustainable results. You can find out more about the annual meeting here. Attending the meeting and ready to share their expertise on portfolio protection for lenders are 3 of our top leaders:
Tod Hastings, VP Regional Business Development will be attending the Tri State League of Financial Institutions Annual Business Expo on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at The Gardens of Park Hills located at 1622 Dixie Highway, Park Hills, KY 4101. Richard Barbercheck will be the keynote speaker discussing Organizational Culture. The expo will be from10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Look for Tod at the expo to talk about the latest innovations in Portfolio Protection for lenders. Tod has been a Regional Sales and Service Manager at Golden Eagle Insurance since 2009. He currently is servicing customers in the Northeast, East and Southwest areas of Ohio, as well as the states of Indiana and Pennsylvania. After graduating with a B.S. in Business from Miami University in 1989, Tod has spent the past 22 years in the lending and financial services industries in various leadership and sales roles. His experience includes management positions with Wells Fargo Financial, Option One Mortgage, John Deere Credit and Chase Home Lending. Tod makes his home in Johnstown, Ohio, with his wife Chareese and two sons Derek and Dalton. Tod enjoys playing golf in his spare time and rooting for The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Brian is a graduate of The Ohio State University, with a B.S. in Allied Medicine. For the last 15 years he has gained experience in various aspects of sales and business management, including time in mortgage banking and credit consulting. He understands the lending challenges that community banks and credit unions face across the landscape of this great nation and is motivated to offer them solutions to improve their overall strength. He and his wife cherish the daily challenges and delights in raising their three young daughters, life is certainly busy.