ABOUT BenBen is a wealth management consultant for Commerce Trust. He facilitates the introduction of our prospective clients to a comprehensive service team which includes private banking, investment management, trust administration, and financial planning. Ben provides an integrated and seamless client experience as we partner with clients to meet their long-term goals and objectives.
He joined Commerce in 2007 as a private client trust administrator, specializing in estate and trust administration. Most recently, Ben opened and led the first expansion market for Commerce Trust in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he served as Market Executive and built a full service team to grow the wealth management business in Oklahoma.
Ben earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration from Briar Cliff University in 2002 and his juris doctor degree from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 2007. He is a member of the Missouri and Kansas Bar and is active in a number of professional organizations, including the Estate Planning Society of Kansas City and the Children’s Mercy Hospital Donald H. Chisholm Planned Giving Council. Ben has also been active in a number of charitable organizations, including JDRF, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and St. James Catholic Church and Elementary School.
Outside of the office, Ben and his wife, Michelle, stay busy coaching and watching their four children in various sports and other activities. They are actively involved with JDRF and St. James Catholic Church, and also enjoy golfing, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.