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TI-TRUST, Inc. – Now an Employee-Owned Company


TI-TRUST, Inc., (“TI-TRUST”) has been providing fiduciary services since 1956, and trustee services to employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) since 1988. We are proud to announce that we are now an employee-owned company! Joining our ESOP clients, our employees will be amongst the more than 10 million employee owners in America.

Our ESOP will be one of the 320 shareholders of TI-TRUST. Adding the ESOP is more than a great retirement benefit. As owners, we will align the interest of all of our stakeholders to continue serving our valued clients at the highest level.

“Our success is attributable to our exceptional employees and the great culture we have at TI- TRUST. We have been serving as an ESOP trustee for hundreds of clients since 1988. Today, with our own ESOP, it strengthens our commitment to our employees and our culture while continuing to provide outstanding service to our clients.” said Brian Ippensen, President and CEO.



TI-TRUST is nationally recognized as a premier provider of fiduciary services that serve clients across the country. We are an independent Trust Company chartered to provide Trust Services, Farm Services and Employee Benefit Services. Our team is a devoted group of professionals dedicated to meeting the needs of the trust and beneficiaries we serve. We have extensive experience in fiduciary services and can serve as a trustee or agent based on the client’s needs. Our focus has been on controlled growth in order to maintain quality, control risk and deliver timely service to our clients. Growing organically allows us to be a stable and long-term trustee for decades to come. TI-TRUST manages over $16 billion in assets and has offices in Illinois, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Arizona, and Georgia.

TI-TRUST is an organization with a vision on fiduciary duty and shareholder services, and we have values rooted in the proven principles of long-term investing and integrity in serving our clients. We rank highly among the best in our industry in customer and employee satisfaction and total return to investors.



Investment Management Division

Brian Ippensen, President of TI-TRUST, Inc. is pleased to announce Blake Mock and Rachel Willis will be joining Jay Martin in our Investment Management Division.

Martin leads our Investment Management Division, and the addition of Mock and Willis will allow TI-TRUST to better support our Personal Trust and Employee Benefit clients, making the Company more efficient and client effective.  Martin, Mock, and Willis’ combined talents, experiences and energy will offer strong support to both our existing clients and development of new managed account relationships.

Mock and Willis have considerable investment experiences using a broad selection of assets for their 401k relationships.  Both Mock and Willis will continue to oversee 401k client administration under the direction of Martin.

Please join me in extending congratulations to Jay Martin, Blake Mock and Rachel Willis!




2022 Best Places to Work in Illinois

TI-Trust, Inc. (“TI-TRUST”) is proud to announce that for the fourth year in a row, they have been named as one of the 2022 Best Places to Work in Illinois. The awards program began in 2006 and is promoted by The Daily Herald Suburban Business.

"It feels wonderful to be named as one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois," said TI-TRUST’s President and CEO Brian Ippensen. "The answers from this survey show us that we're doing something right, and this is motivation to always keep our employees' happiness as a top priority as we continue to strive to provide the best service to our clients."

This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Illinois, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. TI-TRUST is one of only 46 businesses in Illinois in the small company category (15-99 U.S. employees) to receive this honor for 2022.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Illinois. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Illinois and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Illinois program, visit