Ben Butler

Trade and Portfolio Operations Manager

Ben is an LPL Financial Advisor. He focuses primarily on financial planning, investment management, and retirement planning. Ben began his work in the financial services industry in 2014 under the Cross/Norton wealth management group at Wells Fargo Advisors. Ben followed the group to Highland Trust Partners in 2015 and has been with them since. He started as a model analyst where he mastered model reporting software and used these programs to update the firm’s partners on model performance and client portfolios. From there he began his work as trade and portfolio operations manager where he processes the firm’s trades and helps manage the firm’s model portfolios.

Ben and his wife Caroline, both lifelong natives of Athens, have been married since May of 2019. He graduated in 2019 with a degree in Finance from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. Outside of work, he volunteers as a chapter counselor for Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity where he served as President as an undergraduate. Ben is an avid follower of UGA Athletics and takes any chance he can get to see the Dawgs in action “Between the Hedges” or on the road.