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Benjamin Wendt

Vice President of First Citizens Bank
Kennebunk, ME
Dr. Benjamin Wendt

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(207) 251-5550

About Benjamin Wendt

Dr. Benjamin Wendt is a highly accomplished executive with an impressive career spanning nearly two decades in the financial services industry. As the Vice President of the Equipment Finance division at First Citizens Bank, one of the top six equipment finance companies in the United States, Ben has consistently delivered exceptional results.

Throughout his extensive career, Ben has excelled in driving organizational growth, generating substantial revenue, and leading transformative change initiatives. His impressive track record is a testament to his ability to cultivate high-performance teams and create a vibrant organizational culture that harmonizes a commitment to excellence with a collaborative work environment. Presently, Ben plays a pivotal role on the governance team, spearheading innovation, operational modernization, and change management for his division.

In addition to his professional achievements, Ben is deeply passionate about leadership development and community service. In November 2021, he co-founded Bridge the Globe, a non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing leaders and communities through both local and international outreach. His commitment to community extends to his role as a Board Member of the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce, a position he has held since March 2023. Ben has also contributed his expertise as an advisor and volunteer to various local non-profit organizations.

Ben’s academic journey reflects his unwavering commitment to lifelong learning. He holds a Doctor of Arts in Leadership from Franklin Pierce University, with a specific focus on Organizational Growth. His academic credentials further include an MBA and Graduate Certificate in Finance from Southern New Hampshire University.

Speaking Topics

Career Growth, Faith & Encouragement, Professional Development, Servant Leadership, Teamwork

Specialized Topics

Biblical Leadership, Discipleship, Developing Organizations & The People Within