Board of Directors

Highly Experienced Leadership Makes A Difference

ESI is governed by a board of directors elected by our parent company, American Share Insurance (ASI). Our board sets company policy and develops business strategies and action plans.

Meet the team that has helped ESI reach unprecedented success.


William A. Herring, CUDE, Chairman

William A. Herring

Mr. Herring retired in April, 2015 from his longtime position as the President and CEO of the Cincinnati Central Credit Union, where he had worked since 1969. He is a former Director of the Credit Union National Association, a former Director and Chairman of the Ohio Credit Union League and the recipient of the credit union industry’s 2002 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Individual Achievement.  Mr. Herring also earned the Credit Union Development Educator designation in 2016.

Thad J. Angelle

Thad J. Angelle 

Mr. Angelle has been President and CEO of MCT Credit Union, Port Neches, Texas for the past seven years and has been in the financial services industry for more than thirty-two years. He acquired a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas and is a graduate of the Credit Union National Association Management School. He has served on the Fiserv CEO Advisory Committee and currently serves on the American Share Insurance Advisory Council. He has also held numerous leadership positions in various civic, community, and not for profit organizations.

Brad Swartzentruber

Brad Swartzentruber 

Mr. Swartzentruber is the President and CEO of Northwest Christian Credit Union in Nampa, ID.  He is a graduate of Northwest Nazarene University and Western CUNA Management School.  Brad is active in the credit union movement; serving on the American Share Insurance Credit Union Advisory Council, the Idaho Credit Union League Board of Directors, and having served on various CUNA committees.  He has 26 years of credit union experience. Brad is active in community organizations and serves on the Board of Trustees for Northwest Nazarene University.  

Dennis R. Adams

Dennis R. Adams, CPA, CFP

Mr. Adams, a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner, is President and CEO of ESI and ESI's parent company, American Mutual Share Insurance Corporation, a position he has held since November 1990. Previously he served as ASI's Vice President of Risk Management and Chief Financial Officer from 1986 to 1990. Mr. Adams also holds a Masters in Business Administration, serves as a Trustee on the Mount Carmel Foundation Board of Trustees and the Finance Advisory Council of his undergraduate alma mater, Bowling Green State University. He has also been an Adjunct Professor at three local universities.

Curt Robson

Curt Robson, CPA, CGMA

Mr. Robson is the Corporate Secretary/Treasurer of ESI. A Certified Public Accountant since 1979, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from The Ohio State University and a Master of Arts degree in Economics (Financial Economics) from Ohio University. Mr. Robson is also the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary/Treasurer of American Mutual Share Insurance. He has served the financial institutions industry since 1977.

Board of Directors

Active Pursuit of Excellence

Our board of directors is committed to providing credit unions a cost effective, easy to use product that supports the credit union movement and mission.