Prime Insurance Group, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of Bennington, became an affiliated company in 2016 and fully operational on February 1, 2017.
We are a full service independent insurance agency offering personal insurance, business insurance and life/health insurance solutions to our customers. The Prime Insurance Group team brings a combined 100 + years of industry experience to our agency and customers. We equip our team members with an environment that inspires team work and recognizes professional development through education, innovation, creativity and ambition. Prime Insurance Group is committed to upholding the heritage of stability, trust and family-friendly service that has been the hallmark of Bank of Bennington since their founding in 1928.
We promise to protect our client’s assets and enhance their financial security through providing insurance and risk management solutions tailored to each of our client’s unique needs. We will always strive to emphasize excellence, uncompromising integrity and exceptional service. Additionally, we support and partner with the communities we serve through activities which contribute value and growth.
More About Our History
Bank of Bennington is a full service financial institution serving Douglas, Saunders and Lancaster counties with consumer, commercial, agriculture and mortgage loans and deposit products, as well as insurance through its subsidiary Prime Insurance Group.
In February 1928, father and son, Charles F. Roe and Harold E. Roe began Bank of Bennington. In 1971, Harold’s son, Jerry E. Roe, became president of Bank of Bennington. In 1994, Leslie R. Andersen succeeded her father as president to continue this 4th generation founding family’s legacy where professional personal service and courtesy comes first. Helping improve lives through commitment to our communities, customers and associates is a top priority.
Bank of Bennington has grown and changed over the years adding locations and services in not only Bennington but also Omaha, Ashland and Lincoln, Nebraska. In 2016 Bank of Ashland, A Branch of Bank of Bennington joined the financial services family; in 2017, Prime Insurance Group joined to provide asset protection and in 2018, the bank opened a loan production office located in Lincoln, NE. In May 2020, a new Bank of Bennington branch opened replacing the loan production office, offering the Bank’s full range of financial products and services.
In addition to expanding its presence in new markets, new leadership was added in 2018. Leslie R. Andersen became CEO and Cathy Morrissey joined as President of the Bennington, Omaha and Ashland markets. Jeff Krejci joined as President of the Lincoln market.
Through its entire financial services family, every employee at Bank of Bennington prides himself or herself on delivering exceptional personal service to ensure clients’ financial needs are met.