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Ben Worley, CFP®, CLU®, CLTC, MBA

Ben Worley, MBAClemson MBA ’11 - Part-time Traditional Program
Current position: Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual

In addition to earning one of the top two rankings for Northwestern Mutual's "Under 5 Year" advisors in the Southern Region, Ben has taken on a significant leadership role in their Greenville office. He credits Clemson's MBA program with teaching him effective networking, communication and marketing skills, all of which he puts into practice on a daily basis to land and retain clients. Ben partners with clients to help them achieve optimum financial security for themselves and their families.

Ben has utilized innovative leadership skills he learned in the Clemson MBA Program to mentor other reps in his office. Northwestern Mutual took notice of these efforts and hand-selected him to be one of 25 members (out of several thousand eligible advisors) to participate in the company's "High Potential Leadership Program" which is designed to groom and develop emerging leaders for the company's future.

In 2014 Ben was awarded the Best and Brightest Award from Greenville Business Magazine, which honors leaders under 35 that contribute significantly to the Greenville community both professionally as well as philanthropically. In the Greenville community, Ben is actively engaged the United Way's "Young Philanthropist" group, as well as with Miracle Hill Ministries. In 2010, he co-founded the Ronald McDonald House's "Red Shoe Society," which is the young professional arm of the House.