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Bennett A. Yort, CRPC®, First Vice President, is a Senior Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Augusta, Georgia. Prior to joining Merrill in 2002, Bennett had spent over 18 years in the financial services industry ranging from banking to investments and trust services. In 1984, he graduated from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts with a BA in Economics. Bennett also graduated from Southern Trust School in Mobile, Alabama as the class president in 1998. He lives in Augusta with his wife, Caroline, and has three adult children. Bennett is active and on the boards of the Family YMCA of Greater Augusta, Goodwill Industries of Middle GA and the CSRA, and Good Vocations, Inc. Previously, he chaired the Ambassador's Club for the Augusta Metro and Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, was on the boards of the Kiwanis Club of Uptown Augusta and the Kiwanis Club of Augusta, and was on the board of trustees at Episcopal Day School. He was very active with Augusta Preparatory Day School for several years. Bennett is an Elder and member of Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church and currently serving his second time on the Session.
I follow the deep-seated Merrill tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives my interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in our community.
Spring Hill College
Phillips Academy Andover MA
Punahou High School
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3 Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
4 Trust and fiduciary services are provided by Bank of America Private Bank.
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Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill, together we will design an approach that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.
We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.