Presque Isle, Maine – Bryan Thompson, CEO, and owner of Thompson Financial Group, has announced Benjamin Shaw has joined its Presque Isle and Bangor-based financial services firm as its Chief Operating Officer.
Before joining Thompson Financial Group, Ben Shaw served as the Chief Business Officer at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, his alma mater, for five years. Ben also held various management positions at the Defense Finance and Accounting Service Center in Limestone for 12 years, serving as the Deputy Site Director.
Ben graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maine at Presque Isle in 2004. He earned his master’s of science in business from Husson University in 2009. In 2015, he became a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Ben holds his Series 65 Investment Advisor Representative (IAR) and life and health insurance producer licenses.
“I am excited and pleased to join Thompson Financial Group. Helping others with their financial future has always been a dream of mine. Having the opportunity to join such a great and growing team is an added bonus that I am thankful for. I look forward to making connections and helping you plan for your future,” Ben stated.
Ben and his wife, Sasha, reside in Mapleton with their two sons, Reed and Grant, with their third son, Myles, on the way.
“We are fortunate to welcome Ben as an integral part of our executive management team. He brings a wealth of business experience and financial acumen to our firm. He will hit the ground running providing trusted advice to his clients. I look forward to working closely with Ben and our CEO and owner Bryan Thompson for years to come as we continue to grow our firm and provide our clients with the high level of client service they have become accustomed to since our founding in 1962” stated Brian Hamel, former Managing Partner, COO and current Financial Advisor at Thompson Financial Group.
Ben Shaw offers products and services using the following business names:
- Thompson Financial Group – Insurance and financial services
- Ameritas Investment Company, LLC (AIC)
- Member FINRA/SIPC – Securities and investments
AIC is not affiliated with Thompson Financial Group.