Rush Benton,CFA®Senior Director, Strategic Wealth

  • 4208 Six Forks Road
    Suite 1700
    Raleigh, NC 27609
  • 919.870.6822
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Rush joined CAPTRUST in 2013 as senior director of strategic wealth. As leader of CAPTRUST’s private wealth business, he is responsible for growing the firm’s private wealth assets both organically and through acquisition of independent, fee-based registered investment advisors. Prior to joining the firm, Rush served as co-founder and chairman of WealthTrust, one of the first consolidators of RIAs. 


  • Bachelor of Arts in economics from Vanderbilt University


  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®)

Personal Profile

Chattanooga, TN
Favorite Book or Movie:
Undaunted Courage and Lonesome Dove
Ideal Dinner Guest:
Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Ulysses S. Grant
Words to Live By:
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Qualities I Admire in People:
Endurance, wisdom, and humility
Favorite Philanthropy:
Salama Urban Ministries