Benjamin Hill (B.J.) has more than 30 years of experience as a consultant and financial advisor serving businesses and individuals seeking objective financial guidance. Throughout his career he has focused on guiding clients through major shifts in the financial, economic and regulatory landscapes.
B.J. consults with organizations of all sizes, from medical groups to manufacturing to charitable organizations. He is proficient in analyzing employee benefit programs as well as recommending appropriate investment strategies to organizations and individuals.
Prior to founding Blueprint Financial in 2007, B.J. was a financial advisor and Director of Defined Contribution Services for a regional benefits consulting firm in Chicago and Cleveland. He was nominated in 2009 for Plan Sponsor Magazine’s Retirement Plan Advisor of the Year* and received his Bachelor Degree from the University of Cincinnati.
As an Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) and Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA), B.J. adheres to a prudent process in providing co-fiduciary guidance and assistance in the preparation of investment policy statements, investment selection and monitoring. He holds his Series 7, Life Health and Variable Annuity registrations; and his FINRA Series 66 with Blueprint Financial.
Blueprint Financial is a member of the Retirement Partners Group (RPG). Retirement Partners Group is a network of advisors associated with IF Partners who focus primarily on advising retirement plans for small to large companies. Retirement Partners Group advisors are enabled to engage with these companies through an entire spectrum of offerings, including brokerage and ERISA non-discretionary and discretionary investment services. Retirement Partners Group advisors are among the 401(k) plan distribution leaders in terms of number of retirement plan advisors, plans, participants and assets under advisement.
*Nominated by industry professionals and selected based on quantitative evaluation of service levels and feedback from plan sponsor clients. Advisors who have attained the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Professional Designation receive an automatic nomination.
**The Retirement Partners Group is comprised of experienced and qualified IF Partners Retirement plan adivsors who are selected based on specific criteria, including plan assets advised and retirement industry experience, designations and references.