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Tech announces strategic partnerships with Fort Wayne-based 3Rivers Federal Credit Union and K&K Insurance

December 19, 2017

Indiana Tech has announced strategic partnerships with Fort Wayne-based 3Rivers Federal Credit Union and K&K Insurance. The partnerships are being facilitated through Indiana Tech’s College of Professional Studies, and they allow 3Rivers Federal Credit Union and K&K Insurance to provide tuition reductions to their employees who seek to further their education.

Students are eligible to select from a variety of career education options, including business, computer science, financial services, information technology, organizational leadership and more.

“3Rivers is committed to the ongoing training and development of our team members,” said Don Cates, president and CEO of 3Rivers. “This partnership with Indiana Tech will help us live out that commitment, as we work together to develop the next generation of community leaders.”

“The unique requirements of the special risk insurance industry demand a well-educated workforce,” said Todd Bixler, chief executive officer, K&K Insurance Group. “As part of our goal to attract and retain the best and brightest insurance professionals, K&K understands that investing in employees’ futures isn’t a benefit-cost, but rather a valuable investment that positively impacts our organization’s bottom line. This partnership with Indiana Tech is significant, as it demonstrates the value that we place upon the long-term success of our employees.”

Business leaders who wish to pursue an educational partnership with Indiana Tech can contact Greg Perigo, director of strategic partnerships, at 260.422.5561, ext. 2463, or


About 3Rivers Federal Credit Union | 3Rivers Federal Credit Union empowers our community to achieve financial wellness through personalized service, tools, and education. Founded in 1935, 3Rivers is a member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative that serves over 73,000 members with 15 branches and over 275 employees. Offering a complete line of financial solutions, including mortgages, business services, college funding, and retirement planning, 3Rivers is a trusted partner in life and in business at any age or life stage. For more information, including how we give back and invest in our community, visit

About K&K Insurance Group | Headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, K&K’s origin dates back to 1952 when its founders began a benevolent fund providing accident medical benefits to injured race car drivers. Today, K&K Insurance Group, Inc. is one of the largest providers of sports, leisure, entertainment, recreation, and motorsports insurance products in the United States. K&K is a subsidiary of London-based Aon plc.