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Carlos Benavidez

Carlos Benavidez

Licensed Insurance Agent

Carlos has been in the financial and business arena since 2006. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Louisville and Lamkin Wealth Management is thrilled to have Carlos as part of our team!  Prior to joining LWM, Carlos has been running his own practice where he focused solely on Retirement Planning utilizing Life Insurance and Fixed Indexed Annuities.  This adds value to the Lamkin Wealth Management team helps provide a solid foundation to our Fiscal House approach.

Carlos brings many attributes from his prior service in the Kentucky Army National Guard. Being a veteran of the Armed Forces, Carlos takes pride in core leadership competencies and attributes that to the military which he strives to deliver daily.  When Carlos is away from the office, he loves spending time with my wife of 20 years, Rachel, and their two spectacular young boys, Charlie and Beck, who are always keeping him on his toes!

Getting to know Carlos:

Favorite food: Anything off a grill, any grill, but I personally love my Big Green Egg and Pit Barrel Smoker!

Favorite quote: "Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process." Tony Robbins

Best piece of financial advice received: Practice what you preach.   If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results.

Favorite holiday: Fourth of July, I love putting on an awesome Firework show for friends and family!

Favorite movie:  Forrest Gump, Fight Club 

Hidden talent:  I can pretty much build anything I can find on YouTube.  I like doing my own projects.

If Carlos could meet anyone, past or present, it would be: Roy Benavidez because he was Master Sergeant Raul Perez “Roy” Benavidez, aka Tango Mike Mike, a member of the elite Green Berets who earned the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War and had a storied military career. 

What motivates Carlos:  Leading by example for my children.  I feel that it is of most important to bring up my young boys to be excellent young men.  By working hard and helping other families, anything is possible!

Place Carlos would most like to visit: Hawaii, never been, want to go!

Favorite book: This is a tough one because I am not a big reader.  I like to read books like in the old days when someone else reads to me; hence, I like Audible.

Something on Carlos's bucket list: Deep Sea Fishing for Marlin and Tuna

Biggest accomplishment: Getting through Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training for the United States Army and raising two handsome young men.