Since 1958, TDC Life has set the standard among independent life insurance agencies by embracing cutting-edge wealth preservation strategies while demonstrating a never-ending commitment to putting clients first. Surpassing $9 billion in death benefit serviced is only our latest milestone in a long history of innovation.
We seek to delight your clients by helping to free them of the burden of worrying about their financial future. In short, our expertise helps put them at ease.
We are proud of our storied history, and excited about the direction our firm is heading. Continued advances in our colleague and client experiences are always top of mind.
John J. Delp enters the life insurance business and our 60 year journey begins.
John Delp forms The John J. Delp Company servicing individuals and families in Northwest Ohio.
Cleves, the youngest son of John Delp, joins the family business learning life insurance best practices from his father.
Cleves Delp starts a run of five straight years being recognized as Agent of the Year by the Alexander J. Hamilton insurance company.
Doors are opened to a brand new 24,000 square foot office building in Maumee, Ohio. The building was dedicated on Independence Day in 2003.
Current TDC Life President, Tyler Horning, joins our team. We also form the Exclusive Marketing Organization (EMO) producer group paving the way for a national network of high-end producers to join together and obtain better products and service directly from carriers for their clients. The EMO went on to become the foundation for Lion Street.
Official rebrand to the firm name TDC Life.
The EMO rebrands and relaunches under the name Lion Street. Cleves Delp and Tyler Horning become founding members and board members of Lion Street, a national producer group serving the best and brightest of the high-end life insurance industry.
TDC Life and Cleves Delp are featured in the June edition of Life Insurance magazine, highlighting TDC’s innovative strategies and approach to growing its business and empowering team members.
TDC Life named Lion Street’s top producing firm amongst a member group of over 100 firms nationwide.
TDC surpasses $5 Billion in managed life insurance death benefits. Today, we are proud to serve and manage on over $9B of life insurance death benefits. In 2015, TDC was also again named Lion Street’s top producing firm.
Development of a 28,000 sq. foot expansion on existing office. TDC also the first to partner with Herman Miller on a revolutionary “Living Office” concept changing the way we work and service our customers.
TDC creates ReNew Life, a new TDC Life entity focused on providing life insurance exit strategy services led by John Cates.
TDC creates Legacy Giving, a new TDC entity dedicated to helping philanthropic organizations and nonprofits leverage large gifts of life insurance to meet their donor goals.
Since Lion Street’s establishment in 2011, TDC Life has been a top 5 producing firm each year. 2021 was no different and we are proud of our team for the consistency and commitment to greatness each year.
Despite our growth over the last 60+ years, we like to think we are just getting started. We believe our commitment to continuously enhancing our client’s experience combined with our ongoing efforts to improve our colleague experience, will allow us to assist more families and help businesses reach their objectives.