Ken Selzer is a Certified Public Accountant and currently is an Executive Managing Director of Aon Benfield, the world’s leading reinsurance intermediary and full-service capital advisor.
Selzer is a 4th generation Kansan, growing up on a family farm on the Chisholm Trail near Goessel, Kansas. He graduated with honors from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and later obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Ken and his wife of 32 years, Deb, actively operate a farm near Louisburg, Kansas where she grew up. Together they have two daughters, one a University of Kansas graduate and one currently attending Kansas State University. Ken Selzer is active throughout the community and state in a number of charitable, service, and professional organizations.
Ken Selzer’s experience as a Certified Public Accountant and as a small business owner and businessman, and depth of experience across a wide range of insurance areas, will benefit Kansans. Selzer will advocate for a fair and competitive marketplace that will protect vulnerable citizens, especially seniors, while fighting mandates and regulations that drive higher insurance costs. Ken Selzer has the executive experience required to improve the productivity and efficiency of the Kansas regulatory system.
In looking to the future of Kansas, Selzer said, “I look forward to having the opportunity to serve Kansans as Commissioner of Insurance, bringing a full understanding of insurance issues facing our state. Kansans have always been productive, efficient and hardworking; and these incredible resources should be utilized to create a fair, firm and more competitive insurance marketplace that is attractive to consumers and employers, further enhancing Kansas as a place to both live and do business.”