Advisor profile

What you can expect when you work with me

 My purpose is to help you feel confident, connected and in control of your financial life. The right financial advice can help prepare you for whatever life brings – both the expected and the unexpected.

When you work with me, you receive:
  • 1:1 financial advice based on your goals and needs.
  • Personalized recommendations for a diversified portfolio, and solutions to help protect you from uncertainty.
  • Regular meetings to review your goals, progress and investments.
  • Anytime access to your investments and digital tools to help you stay on track.
Ready to learn more? Getting started is as easy as meeting for a complimentary initial consultation whenever it’s convenient for you. Request a consultation
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Charitable Giving


  • CRPC™ Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor™
  • APMA™ Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor™
  • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, CRPC®


  • Small Business & Applied Economics, University of Vermont, Burlington Vermont

Awards & recognition

  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 2008, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Ameriprise Ultimate Digital Excellence Award, 2021

Community participation

Volunteer, Preble Street Resource Center - Ben Henchel


Ben grew up in rural Northeastern Vermont. After attending the University of Vermont (UVM) where he received his Bachelor’s Degree. Ben moved to Maine January 4th, 2006 to begin his career as a Financial Advisor with Ameriprise. In addition to actively advising clients, Ben became the Branch Manager in 2017, leading Ameriprise’s branch platform for the state of Maine. Ben’s passion is his work, helping clients achieve their goals and navigate the complex web that is the financial industry is an honor that he takes very seriously. If he’s not in the office you will find him traveling the world to some far off location with his girlfriend Meg.

Private Wealth Advisors

Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors have extensive experience in helping affluent clients preserve and grow their wealth. They possess the capabilities and resources to provide customized recommendations and support for tax, estate, and retirement planning. They help clients step back and explore the full range of opportunities their wealth can bring. With years of experience and an established network of expert resources, Private Wealth Advisors are among the most qualified and credentialed advisors in the industry. Ameriprise Financial gives this elite group the highest priority and quality of service and resources available to help ensure their clients receive the best possible client experience.