Tom Bedor, CFP, Branch Manager, Senior Vice President – Investments
Betsy Dickson, CFP, Managing Director – Investments
Dawn Dickson, Associate Vice President – Investments
Lauren Bedor, Financial Consultant

Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. branch of Melbourne has been in business since February 2013. Working as a father-daughter and mother-daughter team, Tom and Lauren Bedor and Betsy and Dawn Dickson bring over 90 years of experience combined. Their branch is just one of five in the Sunshine State. Having recently opened a new branch in Boynton Beach, the firm now has 49 offices and nearly 200 advisors in locations across 24 states.

In 2008, Tad Edwards committed himself and his family’s 120-year legacy in financial services by establishing Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., naming the firm after his father. The mission statement for the firm is to empower advisors with the freedom to address their clients’ needs as they see fit in an atmosphere grounded in trust, integrity and mutual respect.

Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., with a tagline of “Investments for Generations,” is headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. A subsidiary of Benjamin Edwards, Inc., Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. is a full-service brokerage and a Registered Investment Adviser, which offers a wide array of financial products, advisory and investment banking services to its clients and financial advisors. 

The core values embraced by all begin with The Golden Rule, which is to treat people the way you want to be treated. It’s also what’s guided the Edwards family’s approach to business since 1887. Independence, accessibility, striving for excellence and having fun are other values that help create the cultural foundation of entrepreneurship. 

For more information about Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., please visit the firm’s corporate website,, for advisors, or follow the company on

930 S. Harbor City Blvd, Suite 400, Melbourne, FL 32901

(321) 729-6615 •