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Marketing Specialist

Carolyn schedules appointment, plans client events, and maintains special contact with clients. She has a degree in Education from the University of Memphis, and came to us after raising 3 sons. Married for 49 years, Carolyn and her...
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Client Services Associate

Daryl graduated with a B.B.A. in Business Management from Texas A&M and an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from SMU. Prior to joining Benchmark, Daryl worked 37 years in the food industry with ACH Foods, primarily in the financial,...
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ELIAN LEVATINO, SmartVestor Pro*

LPL Financial Advisor, Branch Operations Manager

Elian graduated from the University of Memphis in 2000 with a BA in finance. Before arriving at Benchmark, he spent 10 years in the field of actuarial analysis and insurance. As Team Leader since 2010, he oversees the day to day...

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NANCY KNOUS, CFP® SmartVestor Pro*

CEO Benchmark Wealth Management

A graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, with a degree in Communications, Ms. Knous has 30 years of experience as a financial planner. Her registrations, held with LPL Financial, include Series 7, 63, 24, and she is a...

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Administrative Assistant

Sarah graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Elementary education. She became a Memphian in 2005 when her husband, Andrew, became the Pastor of Student Ministries at First Evangelical Church. Andrew and Sarah attended...
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LPL Financial Advisor

Shannon graduated from Maryville College with a Business and Organizational Management degree, and she has an M.S.B.A in Finance from the University of Memphis. Prior to joining our team, Shannon worked in accounting for Marriott...

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