Benjamin E. Price
Senior Vice President – Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Class of 1980
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Benjamin E. Price was born in Johnson City, Tenn. in 1957, but moved to Savannah in 1963, when his father, Ralph Price, became News Director and Anchorman for WSAV. His mother, Gerry Price, worked for Armstrong as an administrative assistant in the 1980s and 1990s, retiring in 2003.
Mr. Price was Student Council President at Windsor Forest High School during his junior and senior years. He got involved in the Chatham County Young Republicans in 1982, and was mentored by Herb Jones to get into political office. He served on the Chatham County Board of Education from 1986 to 1989. Then, he was elected to the Chatham County Board of Commissioners, and served from 1989 to 2000.
From 1976 to 1989, Mr. Price worked as a banker for four different banks before going to work as an investment broker for Robinson-Humphrey. He moved to A. G. Edwards & Sons in 1993, where he has worked ever since. The company was later acquired by Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC.
Mr. Price is married to Pamela Young Price, a business account executive with Verizon Wireless. They have four adult children and one child who is a freshman at Savannah Christian Preparatory School. They worship at Parkway Church of Christ, where he has coached and/or played on the church softball team for 40 years. He also plays tennis and golf, and is looking forward to becoming a grandfather.
In 2009, he traveled to Gondar, Ethiopia, with other church missionaries to visit an orphanage started in 1963 by his church and to Addis Ababa to look at land for another new orphanage. He is looking forward to returning to Ethiopia in 2013. He says, “No matter what you’ve done in your life, nothing is more important than your relationship with your family and the Lord.”