About Us

Leif Clarke grew up in Ashland, Ky, Graduated from U.K. in 1987 and came back home to begin his career at Bank of Ashland. By age 29 Leif was Trust Officer and responsible for the management of over $60 million of investment assets spread through 400+ accounts. Accepting a position at J.C. Bradford and Company, Leif began a career in the Brokerage industry after passing the Series 7 Exam in 1995. After 2 years, Leif opened a new Raymond James brokerage office in Ashland where he was Owner/Manager for 7 years. Upon successfully passing the Series 24 and Series 65 exams, Leif started his own Registered Investment Advisory company named "Leif Clarke Wealth Management, Inc." which he currently operates as a boutique fee-for-service company.

On February 28, 2006, Leif incorporated "Benefactor Insurance Group, Inc." (B.I.G.) ; a start-from-scratch, full service, insurance agency in Ashland, KY. As denoted by its name B.I.G. donates a portion of its profit to nonprofit agencies and charities in the surrounding communities. With over 20 years experience, Leif enjoys sharing his experience and knowledge of finance and insurance with his extensive client base.