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Our Team


Our purpose is to provide our clients first-in-class wealth management solutions using the latest technology. Our leadership team is made up of cross-disciplinary experts who value, and are committed to, serving our clients. The team has demonstrated success and professional expertise in the areas of wealth management, insurance, client relations and services, security and risk management, finance, marketing, and administration. 

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Benjamin Wiener



Ben Wiener is the CEO of Benaiah Co. and Chairman of the Board for Benaiah Holdings, Inc., a family of FinTech companies. Ben has over ten years of demonstrated success leading multiple businesses with a focus on efficiency, growth, and revenue generation. Ben’s studies in economics and finance along with his entrepreneurial skillset and value-focused mindset position him well to lead Benaiah Management and Benaiah Capital. Ben resides in Sioux Falls, SD and will oversee the management of Benaiah Digital, LP and Benaiah Digital Fixed Income, LP.

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Chris Hmielewski

Chief of Staff/Investor Relations


Chris Hmielewski provides administrative leadership across all Benaiah Holdings, Inc. companies. Chris possesses over 25 years of experience in administration, leadership and staff development, fiscal management, operations, and client relations. During his 16 years as Director of Athletics at Southwest Minnesota State University, Chris fostered a culture of hard work, success, and teamwork while achieving financial and organizational growth. As Chief of Staff, he will oversee the executive leadership, business development, operations, and client success across the business entities. Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Secondary Education and a Master’s in Higher Education Leadership and Administration.

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Scott Pugh



Scott Pugh is Benaiah’s controller and brings 20 years of experience in the financial industry with major roles within the finance and operations departments of companies. Scott takes great pride in assessing and developing an understanding of the entire business. His focus drives efficiencies on the accounting and systems side of the business while working directly with the administrators of the funds. Scott earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and his Master’s in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.

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Katie Bobbin

Director of Brand, Culture, & Communications


Katie Bobbin has a passion for people and a knack for fostering genuine relationships. As the Director of Brand, Culture, and Communications she ensures that Benaiah brings education and engagement to the ever-changing digital asset and blockchain technology industries. Katie comes to Benaiah with over ten years of experience in event planning, fund raising, relationship management, and delivering a first-class customer service experience in the public and private sectors. Her detail-oriented approach brings personalization and the pursuit of excellence to our clients, partners, and new employees during the onboarding process. Katie holds a bachelor’s degree from Southwest Minnesota State University in Marketing with a minor in Graphic Design.

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