Benjamin Sommers – Managing Director of Business Development at Aeolus Services Corp
Benjamin Sommers has been appointed as the Managing Director of Business Development at Aeolus Services Corp, the US subsidiary of Bermuda-based reinsurance and ILS fund manager Aeolus Capital Management Ltd. He will report directly to Aditya Dutt, Partner and President of Aeolus.
Sommers brings to the table extensive experience in business development, alternative asset management, debt capital markets and corporate banking. He was previously partner and head of business development at Elementum Advisors; an ILS specialist manager.
Early Life and Education
Suzanne Somers first made an impression in 1973 as Chrissy on the hit 1970s series Three’s Company; from there she would go on to appear in various television shows and films; ultimately being honored with Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year award in 1986.
Ben Somers attended Gateway High School in La Plata before attending University of Maryland’s new criminal justice program. Today he studies healthcare coverage expansion on economic and societal impacts at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health as a health economist/physician; speaking and publishing extensively nationwide.
Ben Somers is an accomplished saxophonist and double bass player who has traveled the world as a sideman, playing traditional folk styles such as Country, Western Swing, Blues and Jazz music as well as other more contemporary forms like Bluegrass.
On 24 November 1942, PFC Somers was serving as acting squad leader of Company B of the First Battalion of Eighth Marines when his patrol came upon a heavily fortified Japanese machine gun emplacement on a high ridge. Although previous attacks had been repulsed, Somers charged forward again, firing hand grenades into its core while being repeatedly hit by hostile fire from inside its entrenched position.
Aeolus Capital Management Ltd of Bermuda has appointed Somers to fill the position of Managing Director of Business Development at Aeolus Services Corp, its US subsidiary. He will report directly to Aditya Dutt, Partner and President of Aeolus.
Achievement and Honors
Farmland and businesses flourished during the 19th century, including grist mills, paper mills, saw mills, clothing mills, furniture manufacturers and saw mills. A railroad reached Brewster in 1840 while Somers village was established two years earlier – changing its name from Stephentown in order to honor one of its first resident heroes.
Somers is home to numerous iconic landmarks, such as the Elephant Hotel, Mt. Zion Church and Burial Ground and Wright Reis Homestead – each providing its own special place of interest – as well as Angle Fly Preserve which acts as a nature sanctuary.
Somers is home to college students who have achieved tremendous academic achievement, such as Kaitlyn Savage and Sarah Smithline who both were named to Roger Williams University’s Spring 2023 Dean’s List for attaining high grade point averages during matriculation.
After briefly working as a nurse, Somers moved onto modeling. Soon thereafter she found roles in movies such as American Graffiti and Magnum Force – becoming popular with fans and earning respect in Hollywood.
After years of performing at nightclubs and bars around Los Angeles, she ventured out into nightclub entertainment in Las Vegas. Her sultry appearances at MGM Grand hotel proved so successful that they booked her eight times annually for two years!
Somers has made her name through a series of best-selling autobiographies in which she opens up about her dysfunctional family life and struggle with breast cancer, earning a wide following with each book sold. Somers also established herself as an entrepreneur through Home Shopping Network jewelry sales as well as writing several diet and fitness books.
Somers is an esteemed actress, author, and business owner with an impressive net worth. She first gained prominence as Chrissy Snow in Three’s Company during its original run in the 1970s; since then she has ventured into various successful ventures including alternative health practices.
Somers is known as the birthplace of American circus, due to Hachaliah Bailey’s traveling elephant Old Bet which inspired various circus attractions and later constructed the Elephant Hotel, now the town hall.
Somers has been used as a filming location in numerous movies since 1984, such as Falling in Love (1984) and August Rush (2007). Dean’s Bridge railroad crossing, Lasdon Park, and Muscoot Farm all played an essential part in these productions.