Ben has over 40 years of experience as a respected independent insurance agent. He is a third generation insurance agent and a fourth generation Canby resident, graduating from Canby High School and attending St. Cloud Area Vocational Technical College, where he earned his degree in Insurance Sales. In 1979 he entered the insurance business as an employee of Thielges & Nemitz Agency.
Ben spent many years as a real estate agent and broker in the southwest Minnesota area, and has extensive knowledge of personal and commercial property. He served for many years on the Board of Directors of Norwegian Mutual Insurance Company.
Ben and his wife, Kelley, have four children and one grandchild. He is an avid fisherman and hunter, and enjoys golfing & woodworking.
During the past three decades, Chris has served his clients with knowledge, expertise and a good sense of humor. He graduated from Canby High School in 1984 and attended Rassmussen Business College in St Cloud, MN, where he earned his degree in business. He entered the insurance business in 1988 as an employee of Nemitz Agency.
Chris is a current board member of the Canby Community Hospital District. He is a big supporter of Canby baseball, and managed the town team for many years. He and his wife, Amy, have three children and five grandchildren. His hobbies include fishing, hunting, golf & baseball.