Patrick Benson BFA™

Investment Advisor Representative
573.221.0444

Credentials

  • Certified Behavioral Financial Advisor (BFA™)
  • FINRA Series 6 and NASAA Series 63 and 65 Securities License

Affiliation

  • Hannibal Police and Fire Pension Advisory Board*
  • Hannibal Regional Healthcare System Board of Directors*
  • H.A.Y.S. Mentoring Program, Hannibal Public Schools*
  • FNC-Kissing Well of Uganda Advisory Board*
  • The Crossing Church, Hannibal, MO*
  • Biblical Business Training (BBT) *

* The entities named above are independent of the Securities America companies.

Pat is the founder of Benson Financial Group and has been in the financial business for over 20 years. He is a lifelong resident of the tri-state area, and community involvement is an important part of his life.  He was born and raised in Monroe City, MO, and lived there until moving to Hannibal, MO, in 1993 with his wife, Connie. They have one daughter, and one grandson.

Pat enjoys golfing, reading, traveling, spending time on the farm, and watching his favorite sports teams.

Steve Hill MS.Ed., BFA™

Investment Advisor Representative
573.221.0444

Credentials

  • Certified Behavioral Financial Advisor (BFA™)
  • Kansas University, Master of Science in Education 
  • Culver-Stockton College, B.S. in Education
  • FINRA Series 6 and NASAA Series 63 and 65

Affiliation

  • H.A.Y.S. Mentoring Program, Hannibal Public Schools*
  • FNC-Kissing Well of Uganda Advisory Board*
  • Madison Park Christian Church, Quincy, IL*

* The entities named above are independent of the Securities America companies.

Steve served as an educator in public, private, and higher education for 25 years before entering the financial services profession in 2004.

Born and raised in Kansas City, MO, Steve and his family have resided in the tri-state area since 1990. Steve’s hobbies include walking, golfing, reading, and following his favorite sports teams. Steve and his wife Mary live in Quincy, IL, and they have four children and six grandchildren. 

Justin Gibson BFA™

Investment Advisor Representative

573.221.0444

Credentials

  • Certified Behavioral Financial Advisor (BFA™)
  • FINRA Series 7 and NASAA Series 66 Securities License

Education

  • Hannibal-LaGrange University, B.S. Business Administration

Affiliation

  • H.A.Y.S. Mentoring Program, Hannibal Public Schools*
  • Hannibal Career and Technical Center Advisory Board*
  • Vice President of the Hannibal Free Clinic Advisory Board*
  • United Way of the Mark Twain Area Advisory Board*
  • Mark Twain Home Foundation Advisory Board*
  • Gideons International Ministry *
  • Early Bird Kiwanis *
  • Madison Park Christian Church, Quincy, IL*

*The entities named above are independent of the Securities America companies.

Justin’s interests include cycling, golfing, reading, traveling, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends. Justin and his wife, Brooke, live in Hannibal, MO, with their two children.

Jeriod Turner MBA, BFA™, CFP®

Investment Advisor Representative
573.221.0444

Credentials

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ 
  • Certified Behavioral Financial Advisor (BFA™)
  • FINRA Series 7 and NASAA 66 Securities License

Education

  • Auburn University, M.S. Business Administration
  • Hannibal-LaGrange University, B.S. Business Administration

Affiliation

  • Christ Fellowship, Hannibal, MO
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Mark Twain Area, Advisory Board

Jeriod is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional. He is an Army Veteran of eight years, serving two tours in the Middle East. Jeriod worked in the banking industry for over ten years before entering the financial services profession.  

Born and raised in Bevier, Missouri, Jeriod and his family have resided in Hannibal since 2005. Jeriod’s hobbies include running, golfing, reading, spending time with family, and following his favorite sports teams. Jeriod and his wife, Leah, live in Hannibal, MO, with their three children. 

Connie Benson

Insurance Consultant / Client Relations

Connie is a graduate of Hannibal-LaGrange University, where she earned her B.S.E. degree. After being in the education field as a teacher for eight years, she served as Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Hannibal-LaGrange University for six years before joining Benson Financial Group as an insurance representative.

Community involvement is important to Connie. She participates in the HAYS mentoring program with the Hannibal Public Schools. She serves on the Kissing Well Board of Directors, Hannibal Regional Foundation Board, Beth Haven Nursing Home Board, and the Salvation Army Board. She is an ambassador for Biblical Business Training (BBT) and leads a weekly BBT Bible study group. She also spends time helping with an inner-city mission for teens, Love the Lou, in St. Louis. Connie’s passion is sharing Christ with others through speaking engagements, hosting prayer meetings, and leading Bible studies and disciple-making groups. She is a member of The Crossing in Hannibal, MO.

She and her husband Pat love spending time with family. Their daughter and son-in-law have blessed them two grandchildren. In her free time, Connie enjoys reading, walking, traveling, and spoiling their two dogs.

Bob Pollard

Director of Operations

Bob came to the Benson Financial Group family in 2014 after serving in the financial industry since 2001. As director of operations, Bob works with the advisors and investment companies to help provide an excellent experience for our clients. His background in the quality control management field has been instrumental in delivering the skill set needed to fulfill the multiple tasks he manages daily.

Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, Bob’s only time away from Missouri was during his military service from 1975-1979. Bob currently resides in New London, MO, with his wife, Connie. They have three children and two grandchildren. Bob and Connie attend The Crossing Church in Hannibal, MO. Bob currently serves on the Mark Twain Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes board of trustees, and with the H.A.Y.S. mentoring program through Hannibal Public Schools.

Bob enjoys playing golf, hunting, fishing, working in the yard and spending time with his grandchildren.

Beth Franklin

Director of Client Services

Beth Franklin joined Benson Financial Group in 2011, serving as a licensed insurance specialist focusing on property and casualty, Medicare supplemental, life, and long-term care insurance. Beth also coordinates identity protection services.

Beth has recently taken on the position of director of client services. In this role, she serves to ensure our team delivers prompt and professional service to our clients.

Beth is a lifelong resident of Northeast Missouri. She and her husband Bill have two children and two grandchildren. She is involved in the H.A.Y.S. mentoring program through the Hannibal Public Schools, is an active member of Chapter H P.E.O., and is involved at First Baptist Church in Monroe City, MO. During her free time, Beth enjoys camping, reading, gardening, and spending time with family.

Amanda Hall

Administrative Assistant

Amanda serves as Administrative Assistant with Benson Financial Group. She holds a B.S. degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from Hannibal-LaGrange University.

Amanda is a longtime resident of the Hannibal area, where she resides with her husband, Trey. She lived in Kansas City, MO, for almost nine years before moving back to Hannibal in 2011. She enjoys watching her favorite sports teams, playing with her dog, watching movies, and spending time with family and friends.

Paul Littleton

Client Account Coordinator

Paul serves as client account coordinator with Benson Financial Group, and before joining BFG he spent 25 years in education as a teacher and coach. Paul graduated college from Quincy University with a B.S. in history and a minor in English.

Paul is a life-long resident of the tri-state area. He was born and raised in Quincy, IL, where he still resides. He enjoys spending time with his son and family. Paul has been active in sports his entire life, playing fast-pitch softball for over 30 years. He is an avid golfer and continues to serve as the golf coach at Unity High School. Paul is a charter member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Quincy and serves on the deacon board.

Lisa Carter

Client Services Assistant

Lisa Carter serves as a Client Services Assistant with Benson Financial Group. Lisa assists the advisors in preparing investment documents and account maintenance.

Lisa was born and raised in Hannibal, Missouri, working in Hannibal all her life. She and her husband Perry have enjoyed living in Hannibal, and together they share three children and five wonderful granddaughters.

Lisa is a member of Clover Road Christian Church where she serves on the Outreach Committee, which ministers primarily to shut-ins. She also serves in the toddler and preschool age ministry, and volunteers in jail ministry with God’s Harvesters. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Rebecca Luebrecht

Director of Marketing

Rebecca serves as the director of marketing and assists the BFG financial advisors. Her experience includes public relations and banking, with many years of creative design experience specifically related to marketing. Her most recent experience was gained at Hannibal-LaGrange University, where she worked from 2005 until joining Benson Financial Group. She earned her bachelor's degree in business management from HLGU.

Rebecca has resided in Hannibal, Missouri most of her life. She is a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Together, she and her husband Jim have five children and two grandchildren. She and her husband enjoy working on projects together, and spending time with family, friends, and their dog.