Howard Shandell

Howard Shandell, General Partner

Howard Shandell

Howard Shandell, General Partner – Midwest Benefit Advisors, Inc.

Howard Shandell was born in New Jersey, the land of Springsteen. He grew up in Philadelphia where he was introduced to the insurance industry by his Father who was a broker for Mutual of Omaha. It was Mutual that brought Howard to the Midwest. He married an Omaha girl and started an insurance agency.

Howard has over three decades of experience providing insurance solutions for businesses and families in the Midwest. Together with Tim Longwell, Kelly Becerra and Donne Petersen, Midwest Benefit Advisors is a trusted and valued partner in the business community.

He is married to Diane and has two daughters – one at KU rooting on the Jayhawks and one living in the nation’s capital as an attorney for the Department of Justice. Hobbies include family, food, football and a good joke. Active in the community, Howard is proud to Chair the Omaha Charity Sports Banquet presented by B’nai B’rith raising money for families in Omaha and the surrounding communities.


  • Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences
  • Chartered Life Underwriter
  • Chartered Financial Consultant

Contact Information

  • Email: hms@mbainc.usPhone: 402.861.0565 │Fax: 402.861.0569