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Melissa K. Howard
Registered Field Assistant 

Missy joined The Bensman Group in 2005 as an Administrative Assistant supporting three of our advisors, with a focus on individual life, disability, and long-term care insurance.  Since then, Missy has taken an active role in our securities business, obtaining her license in 2007.  Missy is a highly motivated self-starter who is organized and detailed oriented.  She invites challenges and added responsibilities.  Missy’s openness to learning new aspects of our business led to her moving into the Asset Management Department in 2015. 

Missy’s current responsibilities include providing exceptional customer service to our Asset Management clients.  Missy is responsible for the administrative requirements within the Asset Management Department and for other advisors at The Bensman Group.

Education, Designations, Licenses, and Organizations

Missy holds Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative (Series 6) and Uniform Securities Agent State Law (Series 63), as well as her Life & Health Insurance License.


Missy lives in Lake Zurich with her family and enjoys watching her son play lacrosse, running and spending time with her family and friends.  

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