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R. Scott Benjamin, CIMA®, CFP®

Investment Consultant Senior Vice President

(706) 739-1073


(706) 832-7151

Client Services Team


Scott Benjamin

About R. Scott Benjamin, CIMA®, CFP®

Scott has over 20 years of experience in Investment Management, beginning with Interstate Johnson-Lane (predecessor of Wachovia Securities), a Charlotte, North Carolina based investment firm.  He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a Certified Investment Management Analyst©.  He provides elite service and strategic guidance to clients ensuring an integrated approach to their overall financial goals.

Scott earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from New Mexico State University and holds his Series 7, 63, and 65 registrations through LPL Financial, as well as his Georgia Life, Accident & Sickness, and variable products license.  Scott is an avid golfer, and enjoys traveling with his wife and two young children.  He is also involved with the Exchange Club of Augusta and a past board member of Child Enrichment and Ronald McDonald House charities.