Taking care of your family and other people in your life
- Trust & Estate Planning Services4
- Education Funding1
Ben joined Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in 1998, after 21-years active duty as a U.S. Army Armor Officer.
He earned a B.A. in History from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, and an M.B.A. from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. He holds a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. and holds the Series 7 and 66 FINRA registrations. In his spare time, Ben is active in his Church and with the Boy Scouts of America in San Antonio. He is an avid water skier, and is active in supporting tournaments sanctioned by the American Water Ski Association. He and his wife, Anne, enjoy traveling to see their grown children and growing number of grandchildren, and reside in Helotes, Texas.
"I focus on the creation of strategies for individuals and their families that are designed to help them meet their short and long-term goals, including retirement and estate planning services. My access to the investment insights of Merrill and banking convenience of Bank of America helps address the various aspects of clients’ financial lives. I am driven by my passion for delivering excellent service and helping clients pursue their goals. "
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.
United States Army Command & General Staff College
Merrill Personal Wealth Analysis™ can help us build and document a personalized plan, centered on your goals and focused on what you want to achieve.
Supported by the global resources of Merrill, my team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.
We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill, trust and fiduciary services from Bank of America Private Bank, and the banking convenience of Bank of America to help you pursue your goals. We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.
1 Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2 Banking, mortgage and home equity products offered by Bank of America, N.A.
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.
We understand that both your life and the financial markets can change over time. By checking in to discuss changes in your life and revisiting your financial approach, our goal is to help you stay on track to achieve what's most important to you.
We’ll meet with you to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We’ll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial approach to help you stay on course.
Your life and goals change. As these changes occur, we can update your approach to reflect them.
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Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, together I can help you create a financial approach that reflects your personality. Only then can I offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the advice you need to help you address fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.
As Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Advisors, we will sort through the financial complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment approach to address your needs and pursue your goals.
We put you first, every day.
We get to know you and your family, your financial situation and what matters most to you.
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.