Scott Benson, Branch Manager of Concurrent Advisors, is responsible for the compliance and supervision of the western region of Concurrent. He has been in the financial services industry since 2003, and he has served in many roles of compliance. For the last 14 years, Scott has been an expert in the field of branch examinations.
Before coming over to Concurrent, he spent his previous 8 years at Penn Mutual Life Insurance/Hornor Townsend Kent where he was a Compliance Manager for their branch exam division.
Scott’s career has always been one that empathizes with independent advisors as he helps them maximize the success of their business by explaining and implementing the need for strong compliance controls. Having been through roughly 15 regulatory exams with FINRA and the SEC, he knows how to bridge the lines of communication with financial advisors and regulators. Scott holds the Series 7, 24, and 66 licenses.
Scott grew up in Sacramento, California and earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and risk management from California State University, Sacramento. He now lives in San Diego with his wife, Jen, and children, Ashley, and Dylan. In his free time, he is an avid San Diego State Aztecs fan, tennis, and golf player, enjoys DIY home and car repair, and he loves to frequent horse racing events.