Originally from Vienna, GA, Ben Braxton attended Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC where he was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha honor group. There he earned a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Economics and Political Science and a minor in Business Administration. Following his undergraduate years, Ben continued graduate school at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland where he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Economics.
With studies complete, Ben worked for his family’s businesses for four years until making the change into public accounting. In 2013 Ben joined the firm McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks & Co. in Macon, GA. A family move relocated Ben to Augusta, GA in the fall of 2013 when he joined SME CPAs and earned his CPA designation in 2016. Ben specializes in corporate and individual tax and accounting. He enjoys being a problem solver and feels that is a large amount of his job; helping clients find solutions. Ben is a member of the Augusta Exchange Club and serves as the Treasurer on the Board of the Jud C. Hickey Center for Alzheimer’s Care
Family: Kathryn, wife and Sam, daughter
Fun: Golf, Hunting, Big College Football Fan (any team)
Favorite Quote: “Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” - - Warren Buffet
Ben likes this quote because it is a reminder that what you do now has long range implications on you and those close to you.
Phone: 706.722.5337 Ext-352