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Trudy Benton

Owner/Financial Advisor

(863) 402-1700

(863) 402-2117

Trudy Benton has a passion for helping her clients navigate the financial world and giving them a sense of confidence about their own financial situations. Trudy has been practicing investment management since 1999 and is the president and financial advisor of Benton Wealth Management, LLC. Formerly the Vice President of SunTrust Investment Services, she was a financial advisor for Highlands County for 14 years. She is a graduate of Webber International University holding a BS in Accounting and a Master Degree in Business Administration. She also received the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) designation from the College of Financial Planning. Trudy is a registered representative with LPL Financial. Trudy maintains continuing education standards required to maintain her credentials for her life insurance license and securities registrations. Her financial advisory practice emphasizes a tailored investment management approach for each client utilizing various forms of securities and insurance products to help address her client's short term to long term financial goals.

Trudy enjoys participating in triathlons and running marathons in her spare time. She can often be found at the baseball field with her husband Bill where they will be watching their son Brad run the bases.

Arianne McAfee

Office Manager



Arianne McAfee brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role as a Series 7 Securities licensed office manager at Benton Wealth Management. Certified in various financial operating systems with years of business office experience under her belt, she plays a dual role in office operations and assisting with portfolio analysis. Arianne's education at South Florida State College has been instrumental in shaping her career path and contributing to her success in the field of investments and office operations. With her exceptional critical thinking skills, warm personality, and dedication to our clients make her a valuable asset to both the company and our clients.

Beyond her professional life, Arianne is deeply committed to her family. She, Tyson and their son Warden focus on family first. She is an active member of Life Church in Avon Park and enjoys camping and traveling to rodeos with her family in her spare time.

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