About Joseph Hoffman

Joseph H. Hoffman ("Joe") has been UCT’s CEO since January of 2009. Prior to joining UCT, Joe served as Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer for Central Benefits Mutual Insurance Company (CBM) and its subsidiaries. His experience also includes a variety of management positions with Liberty Mutual and several companies in the financial and telecommunications industries.

Final Blog

I have some news that may come as a surprise to many of you.  I was recently approached by a local firm to join them as a Managing Partner.  It is a company that is doing very interesting things globally, … Continue reading

Race to 100

As I’ve mentioned in prior blogs, the American Fraternal Alliance initiated an effort a few months ago to gain 100 sponsors for House Resolution 19.  I asked members to contact their representatives and either ask them to sponsor the resolution, … Continue reading

Race to 100

As a fraternal, UCT is both a membership organization and a non-profit insurance carrier. Our members volunteer to improve their local communities, and we provide them with financial security through a variety of financial services products. The income from those products helps … Continue reading

Smithsonian Exhibit

Later this year, the Smithsonian will open an exhibit called Giving in America, which will explore the role of philanthropy in America. It will delve into all types of philanthropic efforts including large donations to endow museums or educational institutions, volunteer … Continue reading

Philanthropy

This is the time of the year that we begin to compile statistics on the community service work of our members. We haven’t finalized the numbers for this year, but last year our members contributed over 100,000 volunteer hours and over … Continue reading

Race to 100

As a fraternal, UCT is both a membership organization and a non-profit insurance carrier. Our members volunteer to improve their local communities, and we provide them with financial security through a variety of financial services products. The income from those products helps … Continue reading

Happy Hour!

For over 25 years, UCT’s Columbus Council #1 has been a sponsor of the Columbus Sports Classic, a Special Olympics event held every May at Whetstone High School in Columbus, Ohio. It is part of UCT’s longtime support for those … Continue reading

On a Mission

In 2009, UCT developed a strategic plan to determine how to move the organization forward for the next 125 years.  Part of any strategic plan is developing or reaffirming a mission statement.  Our mission statement is as follows: UCT Mission … Continue reading