Our People > Casey Bentley
Casey Bentley was born and raised in Columbiana, AL. He graduated
Shelby County High School in 1996 and later Auburn University in
Upon graduation, he spent 7 years working as an Account Executive
and Professional Recruiter for a National IT Services company in
Birmingham, AL and St. Louis, MO. There he worked with a wide range
of companies such as Bellsouth/AT&T, Boeing, A.G. Edwards & Sons,
and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Casey returned “home” in the summer of 2007 and began working in
the family business at Rux Carter Insurance. In the fall of 2007, he
obtained his Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation
from the Hartford School of Insurance. He was then selected to
participate in State Auto’s nationally recognized producer school –
Pacesetters. In February 2009, he completed his one year commitment
to Pacesetters finishing in the top 10 of his class of over 40
agents across the country. In 2012 he obtained his CIC (Certified
Insurance Counselor) designation.
He is an active member of the Alabama Independent Insurance
Agents Association since starting in the insurance business. In
2011, Casey was awarded the Young Agent of the Year award for the
state of Alabama. Since that time he has chaired and served on
multiple committees within the state young agents association such
as the Legislative Committee, Big “I” PAC Committee, Membership
Committee, and Excalibur Committee. In 2013, he was elected and
served as the President of the Young Agents of Alabama.
In addition to his work with the State Insurance Association he
has been active in the South Shelby Chamber of Commerce as well as
serving as an Ambassador to the Greater Shelby County Chamber of
He and his wife, the former Danette Dudney of Hoover, AL, have
one daughter, Addison, and one son, Braden. They are active members
of Riverchase United Methodist Church.