Indy Chamber News Archives
Indianapolis, Ind. – Financial Center Services (FCS), LLC has recently expanding its insurance agency by adding two new insurance agents, Jerry Sparks and Paige Kauffman. FCS is a Credit Union Service Organization owned by Financial Center First Credit Union headquartered on East 56th Street in Indianapolis.
Jerry Sparks joined the credit union in June of 2014 as a Business Development Officer. In March he transitioned to his Insurance Agent role specifically serving Greenwood and the south side of Indianapolis. With over 18 years of experience in insurance and banking, Sparks holds several professional designations including Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC), Financial Services Specialist (FSS), and Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF). He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, the Air Force Reserves, and the Indiana Guard Reserves.
An active participant in the south side community, Sparks is a member of the Greenwood Rotary Club. He is a past president of the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce and past chairman of the Franklin Township Relay for Life. He is also a Federal Journeyman and a retired Indianapolis Firefighter. Sparks holds his Master’s Degree in Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Paige Kauffman began working at the credit union in January of 2014. She worked as a Personal Banker before transitioning to the Insurance department last July. She recently earned her property and casualty licenses which allow her to service existing policies as well as sell new policies. Prior to joining the credit union, Kauffman worked with low income families focusing on economic self-sufficiency through her life, accident and health insurance licensing. She is an active member of the Old North Side Neighborhood and enjoys building relationships with the downtown homeless population through various organizations. Kauffman is a past member of the USA Women’s Lacrosse Team.
About Financial Center: Financial Center First Credit Union has been serving consumers who live or work in Boone, Brown, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan, Putnam, and Shelby Counties as well as other special groups for over 60 years. Over 54,000 members take advantage of favorable deposit and loan rates as well as reduced fees by banking with the Indianapolis-based credit union. Financial Center is a not-for-profit entity that employs 165 people. Guided by a volunteer Board of Directors, Financial Center’s mission is to ‘Improve Members’ Financial Lives’. Learn more at www.fcfcu.com.
Vice President of Membership Development