We’re in the let’s make people’s-lives-better business.

Let’s make your business stronger, together.

Leverage our collaborative programs to help grow your book of business.

Let’s power up your business—so you can feel good about the health and wealth decisions you provide your clients.

Agent Support Programs

Scale Your Business

We know how important it is to hit your goals. You can focus on growing your business with Nexben’s support to:

  • Evaluate current operations and pinpoint opportunities for streamlining
  • Leverage Nexben’s tools, resources, and innovative ideas
New Agent Mentoring
Just getting started? Adding a new team member? New agent mentoring covers:

  • Key products
  • Book of business management
  • Compliance requirements
  • Marketing support
  • Effective sales skills

Our team will work with you one-on-one to review your sales pipeline and enhance your business with marketing programs.

Marketing Support
Collaborate with Nexben on grassroots marketing strategies, leveraging the general agency team’s expertise as licensed agents.

Our co-op marketing program can help cover marketing expenses, such as mailings, rentals, branding, and more. Nexben can also help you remain compliant with CMS regulations.

We’re people people.

We’re changing lives. By caring about our agent partners, we can make life better.


Principal of Agency

Tammy leads the Nexben General Agency, developing business growth strategies and providing guidance and support for sales and service associates. With her considerable experience, Tammy has a vast knowledge of products, processes, and trends—as well as an extensive network of long-term professional relationships with employees, agents, carrier reps, and industry partners. Although Tammy works primarily with agents, she knows her work impacts friends, neighbors, and the community by ensuring they have the right insurance products in place to support their lives and provide peace of mind.

Tammy has held her Life & Health insurance license since 1994, maintains annual Medicare and FFM Certifications, and holds a Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC) designation.

616-737-6375 | tkdeur@nexben.com


Sales Consultant

Rob assists agents as a Sales Director, providing training, marketing, and compliance support. As a former Medicare and Individual Medical agent, Rob understands the real challenges agents face in the field—and how to overcome them. Rob enjoys how his role empowers agents with the knowledge and tools to help find their clients the best coverage possible.

Rob has been Medicare certified since 2008 and has maintained a Marketplace certified for each year the Health Insurance Marketplace has existed. He also holds a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

616-900-9175 | rwilliams@nexben.com


Sales Consultant

Theresa is a Sales Consultant supporting agents aligned with Nexben. With over 20 years of insurance experience—including more than a decade at an independent agency—Theresa finds that one of the most important parts of her role is truly listening to what others are saying. She is passionate about supporting agents with their sales efforts.

Theresa is a licensed agent with P&C Life & Health and holds Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) and Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designations.

616-330-3234 | tboensch@nexben.com


Director of Sales Support

Caroline leads the Sales Support team at Nexben, which provides support to agents and the General Agency team and manages General Agency communications. Her role provides organization and direction for the team—making sure things run smoothly so everyone can succeed. Caroline values how the Nexben team works with agents across complex situations to ensure people have the right insurance for their needs.

Caroline has been in insurance-focused roles across Group, Medicare, Ancillary, and Individual since 2005.

616-900-9362 | csmith@nexben.com


Sales Support

Ashley’s role at Nexben focuses on the Medicare, Individual Medical, and Ancillary spaces. She has been part of the Medicare Compliance Committee since 2019, and loves navigating the complexities of compliance for such an intricate area of health insurance. Ashley appreciates the wide range of backgrounds and experiences at Nexben—it means the team has the expertise and versatility to solve any challenge. Ashley finds that empathy is one of the most important things in her role—understanding how decisions and actions impact the full range of agents down to individuals.

Ashley holds Medicare and Individual Health Insurance certifications.

616-900-9372 | amead@nexben.com


Sales Support

Keyonia’s role at Nexben supports agents with Medicare, Individual Medical, and Ancillary products. She is dedicated to ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of agents while supporting their business needs. She takes pride in providing information, support, and assistance with patience and understanding. Keyonia enjoys being part of the team that helps agents work through challenging situations.

Keyonia holds a Medicare certification.

616-747-0841 | ksingleton@nexben.com


Sales Support

Chris primarily works with agents servicing Group and Ancillary customers— consulting, troubleshooting, problem solving, and navigating them through carrier tools and resources. Chris’s decades of experience mean that there’s almost no challenge or situation she hasn’t already seen—and solved. Over the years, she’s developed long-standing working relationships with carriers, and an understanding of their products, systems, and day-to-day servicing. Chris sees Nexben as helping agents maneuver through the rules, regulations, and guidelines in the insurance space, so they can focus on their customers’ needs.

616-747-0754 | chnilo@nexben.com


Quality and Systems Sales Support

Kyle focuses on timely and accurate case assignments and management of data. His role at Nexben includes ensuring that agents experience simple and smooth carrier contracting. Kyle sees Nexben’s greatest asset as its team—a team whose extensive range of experience and expertise mean that agents are providing their customers the best possible health insurance solutions. One of Kyle’s key insights in his role is that when people are facing a challenge, they want to be heard as much as they want to be helped.

616-330-3253 | kmccrumb@nexben.com

Let’s connect.

We’ll work together to help your clients make the best choices for their needs.

Whether you’re working toward growth goals or looking to streamline and simplify, Nexben’s General Agency is ready to partner with you.
Click below or reach us directly at 1-800-748-0368 or generalagency@nexben.com.