Ben Dickey

President Principal


  • University of Chicago

    Bachelor of Science

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

    JD Degree; Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

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Ben Dickey is a Founder and President of Resonant Capital Advisors. In addition to his firm management responsibilities, he creates customized asset allocation, financial and investment plans for his clients and has a passion for working with multi-generational family business owners.

Prior to founding Resonant, Ben was a Vice President in the Wealth Management group at Madison Investment Advisors, where he worked with colleagues and staff on the group’s manager research, asset allocation and practice management efforts in addition to his client responsibilities. Ben served from 2008-2012 as Director of Wealth Management Services at Reinhart Partners, a Milwaukee-based Registered Investment Advisor. He began his career in U.S. Bancorp’s Private Client Group, where he served as Managing Director and Southwest Region Market Leader for Personal Trust, Private Banking & Private Asset Management.

A Wisconsin native, Ben graduated from the University of Chicago (with honors) and earned JD and MBA degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He and his wife Elizabeth live in Waunakee with their daughter and two sons and they are deeply involved in their community.

What is your favorite thing about your career?

Far and away it is the stimulation and growth that comes from working with our colleagues and clients.

What is your favorite family vacation?

An escape to the lake in Northern Wisconsin, or to ski in the Mountain West.

What is your current hobby? What’s one you’d love to try or get into?

Flyfishing, and playing the guitar. I think I’ve been spending too much time with Dan Blake 😊

Which is your preference on Friday nights, go out or stay in?

Go out – my wife and I have a standing date on Friday nights (ex-pandemic) which we greatly enjoy.

Describe a life-moment you hold dear.

The birth of our first child, a remarkable moment and point in our lives.