Chris Strafford Promoted to President of 1st Source Insurance

South Bend, IN – 1st Source announces the promotion of Chris Strafford to President of 1st Source Insurance, a leading provider of business and personal insurance in northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan. In his new role, Strafford will be responsible for strategy and management of 1st Source Insurance’s nine offices in South Bend/Mishawaka, Goshen, Elkhart, Michigan City, La Porte Knox, Fort Wayne, Valparaiso and Merrillville.
While Strafford has served as Vice President of 1st Source Bank’s Asset Advisor Program since 2006, he has 18 years of prior financial services experience with Kemper Investors Life Insurance Company, Van Kampen Funds, and NatCity Investments.
Strafford graduated from Indiana University. He has an Indiana Life and Health license and Indiana Long-term Care Partner Plan Certification. He also holds the distinctions of Certified Financial Planner, Certified Trust & Financial Advisor, Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor, Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor.
1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank and 1st Source Insurance, has assets of $4.55 billion and is the largest locally controlled financial institution headquartered in the northern Indiana-southwestern Michigan area. The Corporation includes 76 banking centers in 17 counties, 22 1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group locations nationwide, nine Trust and Wealth Management locations and nine 1st Source Insurance offices.  1st Source common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under “SRCE” and appears in the National Market System tables in many daily newspapers under the code name “1st Src.” For 150 years, 1st Source has been committed to the success of the communities it serves. For more information, visit

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