Ben joined The Rathbun Agency as a business and personal insurance agent in 2014 after working in the home office claims department at Auto Owners Insurance Company throughout college. He became a partner in 2019. Ben graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in finance and has a Master’s in Business Administration in Risk Management & Insurance from Olivet College.
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, a healing center for grieving children and teens. He also serves the Michigan Association of Insurance Agents as Past Chair of the Young Agents Council and Chair of the Political Action Committee. Ben claims to make the best bruschetta and enjoys playing his baby grand piano.