THE PRIVILEGE OF BEING ABLE TO HAVE DREAMS, IDEAS AND GOALS COME TO FRUITION, IS THE CORE OF WHAT WE ARE ABLE TO EXPERIENCE BECAUSE OF THE FREEDOMS THAT ARE OURS IN AMERICA.

- Denise Burnett Stewart

SMALL BUSINESS DRIVES THE AMERICAN ECONOMY. IT THRIVES AND SURVIVES NO MATTER WHAT MAY BE GOING ON IN THE MAIN ECONOMY.

- Dick Gadomski

UNLESS WE PROMOTE ENTREPRENEURSHIP, WE WILL NOT HAVE AN EXCITING BUSINESS ATMOSPHERE IN OUR COUNTRY.

- Allen B. Morgan, Jr.

Ben F. Ward

The Leaders Council
President

Ben Ward’s style of entrepreneurship is laced with hard work, ingenuity and determination. He is a leader in the insurance and securities industries and has spent almost 40 years promoting it. In 1979, he and a partner started Delta Life and Annuity, which they grew to be a major contender in the national annuities market. Ben left Delta Life in 1990, and founded The Leaders Council, serving insurance agents by providing them with annuity products and marketing solutions. From 1995-1997, He was the Sr. VP of Marketing for Houston-based Western National Life Insurance that merged into American General and AIG all the while operating his own company too.

Ben Ward’s community and civic involvements have included LeMoyne-Owen College, Southern Health Systems, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, the Memphis Pink Palace Museum, and the University of Memphis.

Description of Business:

Resource for annuity and life agents for fixed annuities.

Year Business Founded:

1990

Year Inducted:

1993

Thoughts on Entrepreneurship:

“‘Entrepreneurs are business catalysts; that is, they cause or accelerate a change in business by their presence-without being permanently affected by the reaction.”

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