Ben joined The Rathbun Agency as a business and personal insurance agent in 2014 after graduating from Michigan State University with a degree in finance. He also holds a Master’s in Business Administration in Risk Management & Insurance from Olivet College. Ben became a partner at the agency in 2019 and took over the role of President in 2021.
He holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Authority on Workers Compensation (CAWC) and Total Quality Agency (TQA) designations. In 2020, Ben received the Young Agent of the Year award from the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America. In 2021, he received the Young Charger award from the Michigan Association of Insurance Agents.
He lives in Lansing, MI and is very involved in many community organizations. Ben is a Support Group Facilitator and Community Board Member at Ele’s Place, board member of the Lansing Art Gallery and Education Center and an active member of Lansing Rotary. He serves the Michigan Association of Insurance Agents as Past Chair of the Young Agents Council as well as serving on the Political Action Committee and Legislative and Public Policy Committee. Ben claims to make the best bruschetta, enjoys playing his baby grand piano and spends his most cherished time with his Queen, Lillian.