Rick Hobbs, CPCU, AIC, AIM

Vice President of Claims and Managed Care

As vice president, Hobbs is responsible for creating, implementing and monitoring the strategic direction of the Claims department, while executing operational plans for continual improvement. His focus is on field claims of mid- to large-sized employers in Midwest and Southeast states, as well as supporting United Heartland agents.

Hobbs has 26 years of commercial casualty insurance experience in claims, underwriting and loss control with Wausau Insurance and Liberty Mutual Insurance Companies, prior to joining United Heartland in 2012.

He was born and raised in southeast Wisconsin and is a long-time fan of the Milwaukee Brewers, Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers. He is president of United Heartland’s Toastmasters Club and an active member of the New Berlin Rotary Club.

Hobbs graduated from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and has earned the Charter Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Claims (AIC) and Associate in Management (AIM) professional insurance designations.