Ben Murphy, CPA, PFS™

Wealth Manager - Midland Office

“Through years of public practice as a CPA, I learned the importance of proper financial planning in not only income tax planning, but also retirement planning, insurance, asset management and estate planning as well. I enjoy applying these planning skills to help you stay on track and meet your financial goals. ”

Ben Murphy, CPA, PFS™ was reared in Borden County, Texas. The oldest son of a ranching family, he continues to maintain active ties to the family ranch and, with his brother, manages a beef cattle operation in Borden County, Texas. After graduating from Borden High School he attended Texas Tech University where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.

Ben was awarded his license as a Certified Public Accountant in 1986 and spent more than 25 years in public accounting. He also received a designation as a Personal Financial Specialist in 1999 and remains a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. In 2014, he graduated from Texas Tech University with a Master of Science in Personal Financial Planning.

Ben resides in Midland, Texas and is the proud father of a daughter and two sons. His daughter recently graduated from Midland High School and is attending Texas A&M University. A son, daughter-in-law and their daughter live in the Houston area, and another son lives in Georgetown. In his spare time he enjoys visiting with his family and following Texas Tech sporting events.

Ben joined Global Wealth Advisors in 2014 as a financial advisor. His unique background makes him a versatile financial advisor. He holds the FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities registrations through Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, as an Investment Advisor Representative. He previously operated his own public accounting firm from 1989 to 2011 in Snyder, Texas and in 2011, he transitioned his accounting practice to the firm of Hoyle Partain and Company, LLC, so he could devote the necessary time to address the financial planning needs of his clients.


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            Ben Murphy, CPA, PFS™ is a member of the Snyder Chamber of Commerce


Our Midland office is located at:

601 North Marienfeld, Suite 322, Midland, TX 79701 - Phone: (325) 207-5772 Email: