Ben Underhill, Owner

 Ben Underhill, Putnam Insurance Agency Brattleboro

Ben Underhill, Putnam Insurance Agency Brattleboro

Raised on eastern Long Island, Ben Underhill moved to Vermont in 1984 a few years after graduating college.  He joined the Putnam Insurance Agency in 1988.  In 1992 Putnam Insurance moved to their present location on Western Avenue and in 2003, Ben purchased the insurance agency from his friend and mentor Andy Chalifour.

Ben is involved in the local community, currently serving a Justice of the Peace for Brattleboro, as a member of the Board of Civil Authority, a board member for the Town of Brattleboro Recreation and Parks Department and a longstanding Town Meeting Member.  He has been involved with Youth Services for 30 years as well as a coach and board member of Brattleboro Small Fry Baseball through the Recreation and Parks Department. He is also a Corporater for Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.  In the past, he volunteered his time with other area organizations including United Way and The Brattleboro Chamber of Commerce.   He also helps fundraise and promote the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

Ben is an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan as well as a long time participant in fantasy baseball.  He has three stepchildren and lives in Brattleboro.