Benjamin Strother PhD

Financial Advisor

Benjamin serves as an Registered Assistant with Benson Financial Group. 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.

Benjamin served in education at Hannibal-LaGrange University for seven years as a professor of finance and head baseball coach before joining BFG in 2022. Before that, he taught high school Social Studies for six years. 

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.