Principal, Founder & Chairman
One of Gresham’s founders, Ben brings over 40 years of investment advisory and wealth management experience to Gresham. He established and continues to be involved with many of the firm’s investment initiatives, primarily focusing on asset allocation strategies. Ben continues to serve as a senior advisor to certain clients. He is active in increasing the national visibility of the firm and he is a member of Gresham’s Operating Committee.
Prior to founding Gresham, Ben was a principal at Brownson, Rehmus & Foxworth, Inc. During his 17-year tenure at Brownson, Ben oversaw the management of assets and financial affairs for the firm’s largest clientele and was instrumental in establishing and supervising many of the firm’s investment vehicles. Before joining Brownson, Ben spent 10 years at investment counseling pioneer Stein Roe & Farnham where he became the partner responsible for administering the firm’s $600 million no-load mutual fund group. Ben also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
- B.S., Industrial Administration, University of Illinois
- M.B.A., Finance and Marketing, University of Illinois
- J.D., DePaul University
- Member, Board of Trustees of the Miami Foundation
- Personal Interests: Fitness, reading, travel and Gresham’s clients