Ben is the Director of Major Gifts for Intercollegiate Athletics. His responsibilities include identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gift prospects and donors to the Hokie Club. Ben received his undergraduate degree in Urban Affairs and Planning from Virginia Tech in 1994, and a master's degree in College Athletic Administration from Coker College in 2015. A native of Williamsburg, Virginia, Ben lives in Blacksburg with his wife Kristy, and two sons, Carter and Cooper.
Ben serves as a liaison for the areas of: Martinsville, Danville, Triad, Raleigh-Durham, Charlotte, Western NC, Outer Banks, Abingdon/Washington, Twin Cities, Wise County, Russell County, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Atlanta, GA.