Ben joins First International Bank & Trust with over 20 years experience in the financial industry. He has a deep understanding of wealth management having held a variety of positions including Portfolio Manager, Financial Consultant, Financial Planner and Senior Trust Officer throughout the years. Ben is a graduate from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Finance and a graduate from Golden Gate University with an M.S. in Taxation. Ben has also earned the designations of Certified Financial Planner® and Certified Trust & Financial Advisor. He is very active in his church where he mentors young men in areas of Leadership and Responsibility. Ben is also a member of the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council and the Phoenix Zoo Planned Giving Committee.