Our Team

Our Team

Rick Kesecker, AIF®, CPCU, LUTCF, AAI, Senior Vice President

Rick Kesecker is the Senior Vice President for Collateral Benefits Group and has had a notable career in the insurance and financial services industry with over 30 years experience. He is responsible for the overall growth and profitability of CBG and the Collateral Agency.

Rick is originally from Charleston, WV and joined the Collateral team in 2011. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Malone University and has earned numerous professional designations. He also holds a FINRA Series 7, 63, licenses and State of Alabama 65, Property & Casualty, Life & Health license.

He enjoys his job because: It’s not about selling, it’s about helping others prepare for the risk we all face and being there when they need us the most.

Jodi Skaggs, Account Manager

Jodi Skaggs is our Account Manager. She is responsible for a variety of tasks including: field enroller, benefit counselor, and customer service.

Jodi is from Birmingham, AL and joined the Collateral team in 2009. She loves her job because: “I really enjoy getting to meet different people during our enrollments and help them plan for their future. It’s rewarding to know what I’m doing in their life today will help them long after we meet.”

Pamella E. Joachim, Sales Administration

Pamella Joachim is our Sales Administrator. Pam is responsible for handling the sales support, new business quoting, and customer service aspects of our business.

Pam is a constant transplant starting first in Michigan then Long Island, NY, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and now Alabama. She has been with Collateral for 10 years and she enjoys working here because: “There is never a dull moment and each workday is different. Also, I have great co-workers which help make every day enjoyable; we are a good team!”