Curt Stephenson, CIC, CSRM


Curt Stephenson obtained his B.S. in Business Administration from Ball State University, where he studied insurance and management. Upon graduation in 1982, he began his professional career in a privately held insurance agency. Over the following 20 years, he acquired and merged several agencies, which he nurtured and grew into a vibrant, profitable business.

In 2002, Curt sold his agency to First Merchants and continued to manage the Pendleton office until the board of directors appointed him President/CEO of insurance operations in 2005. During his tenure, agency staff has doubled in size, while agency revenue has grown in excess of four hundred percent.

Curt is a strong advocate for his clients and agency; he remains very active by serving on a number of insurance company advisory boards.In addition to his 30 years of insurance experience, he continues to grow educationally. Currently he holds two insurance designations: Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified School Risk Manager (CSRM).

Curt has been married for 25 years, and his two sons are both studying business at Butler and Purdue. He also has a daughter at home who attends school at Pendleton where he and his wife, Betty, have resided since 1986.

Call Curt at 765.213.3415 or email him at

Funds are not insured by the FDIC, and are not deposits of, or guaranteed by, First Merchants Bank N.A. or any of its affiliates. Funds are subject to investment risk if the insurance has a cash value, including possible loss of the principal amount invested. Insurance products are made available through First Merchants Insurance Services, Inc., a licensed insurance agency affiliate of First Merchants Bank, N.A. Insurance products are underwritten by, and are the obligations of, the insurance companies that issue the insurance policies; these insurance companies are not affiliated with First Merchants Bank, N.A.

Curt Stephenson, CIC, CSRM

Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC)
Certified School Risk Manager (CSRM) 


Office: 765.213.3415
Cell: 765.729.2649
Fax: 765.286.4379

302 E. Jackson St.
Muncie, IN 47305