Benjamin Strother PhD


Benjamin served in education at Hannibal-LaGrange University for thirteen years as professor of finance and head baseball coach before joining BFG in 2022. He is serving as a paraplanner while he completes licensing requirements to become a financial advisor. He earned his PhD in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University, an M.S. in Educational Administration from William Woods University (MO), and a B.S. in Secondary Education from Hannibal-LaGrange University.

Born and raised in Salem, Illinois, Benjamin has resided in Hannibal since 2005. He and his wife, Janelle, have three children. In his free time, Ben enjoys gardening, reading, roasting coffee, traveling, fishing, disc golfing, running, cycling, following the St. Louis Cardinals, and hosting friends. Ben and his wife, Janelle, are members of Believers Church in Hannibal.