Milka joined The Bensman Group in September 2018, as a Commercial Lines Manager. Milka brings over thirty years of insurance industry experience to Bensman. Her background includes various managerial roles in Life, Health, Personal and Commercial, Property and Casualty lines. Her comprehensive experience has enabled her to provide outstanding marketing, risk management, field underwriting and leadership skills to retain, augment and foster new business, while building strong relationships with clients and carriers, with quantitative positive results and referrals.
Milka is also a member of Bensman’s volunteer Community Outreach Team, which works with local charities to help those in need, through donations, or active participation of Bensman employees.
Education, Designations, Licenses and Organizations
Milka graduated from Wright College, earning an Associate’s Degree in General Studies, summa cum laude, in 2015.
Milka previously held Variable Contracts Series 6, Uniform Securities Series 63, and Limited Principal Series 26 licenses, while she was employed at two Financial Services Broker/Dealers, training Registered Reps how to market Life and Health coverage to their equity-based, high net-worth clientele.
She has also earned LTC and LOMA, certifications. She is currently licensed in Illinois for Life, Health, Property and Casualty lines.
Milka spends summer evenings at Ravinia, as well as the Chicago Botanic Garden. She enjoys fine arts, nature, reading, teaching ESL to anyone that needs assistance, writing, a deep commitment to lifelong learning, and volunteering at WTTW and WFMT. In addition, she volunteers as a member of the Altar Guild, and Woman’s Club, and is an Ambassador for Relevant Radio at her parish.