CHICAGO, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris myCFO™ today announced the appointment of John Benevides as President, Family Office Services. He will be based in the company's Chicago corporate headquarters, and is responsible for overseeing the comprehensive suite of family office services offered by Harris myCFO™.
Benevides will provide vision, as well as strategic and operational leadership for the firm's Family Office Services Team. He will also be responsible for developing and marketing new, multi-family office service offerings targeted to meet the sophisticated financial needs of ultra-affluent families and individuals that Harris myCFO™ serves. The firm is already recognized for offering one of the country's most comprehensive suites of services tailored to this market segment.
"Harris is committed to providing all of its affluent clients and families with an innovative and exceptional client experience," noted Terry Jenkins, President and CEO of Harris Private Bank. "John will help us deliver on that promise by leveraging the leadership Harris myCFO™ continues to build upon in the family office market."
"John is highly respected throughout the industry for his insight and depth of understanding of the ultra-affluent marketplace and the Family Office Services model," said Joe Calabrese, President of Harris myCFO™. "His contributions will be invaluable to our organization as we continue our drive to become the premiere provider of investment advisory and family office services in the nation."
"Harris myCFO™ is a recognized leader for the high-quality of their advice and their professionals, the broad range of objective services they offer, and their longstanding commitment to clients in this market," noted John Benevides. "I am looking forward to joining such an exceptional team and to building upon the firm's long history of client advocacy and providing comprehensive financial advice."
Benevides has had a distinguished career in the financial services industry, most recently in the role of President of the Family Office Exchange (FOX). The organization serves over 350 families, each with an average of $300 million in investable wealth; and 150 multi-family offices and advisors.
Prior to this, he served as Managing Director of Financial Services for the Corporate Executive Board, contributing directly to the company's growth from a boutique of 100 staff to a 2,500 person multi-national publicly listed company with over $500 million in annual revenue.
Benevides received his undergraduate degree in Psychology and Economics from the University of Maryland. He was the distinguished graduate in finance and economics at Johns Hopkins University where he earned an M.S. in Finance and an MBA.
Benevides currently serves as the Chairman of the Executive Committee for the 1,200+ member Family Business Network of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO/WPO).
About Harris myCFO™
Harris myCFO has a dedicated focus on ultra high net worth individuals and families. It offers its clients an integrated family office solution utilizing services that include investment advisory, income tax planning and compliance, estate planning services, philanthropic advisory, insurance evaluation, financial reporting and expense management. Harris myCFO is a member of the Harris family of wealth management services. www.harrismycfo.com
Harris® and Harris Private Bank are trade names used by various subsidiary financial service providers of Harris Financial Corp. Banking services offered through Harris Private Bank are provided by Harris N.A., The Harris Bank N.A. and their bank affiliates. Member FDIC. Harris myCFO™ is a brand used by Harris myCFO, Inc. providing Family Office Services, Harris myCFO Investment Advisory Services LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor and certain divisions of Harris N.A. that are national banks with trust powers. Not all products and services are offered in every state and/or location. Investment products are: Not FDIC Insured – May Lose Value – Carry No Bank Guarantee.
SOURCE Harris Bank