A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Ben served as an officer in the U.S. Army. He spent three years working in the pharmaceutical industry before becoming a full-time Evangelist in Atlanta, where he has worked for 26 years.
Ben has always been a passionate learner, and his educational pursuits have furthered his skill in working with so many people as a minister of the Gospel. He holds a Master’s in Divinity (MDiv) and a Doctorate in Ministry (DMin) from the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University. He has used his talents to engage and serve a diverse range of communities around the world. Devoted to the ministry of healing and reconciliation, Ben has also completed Clinical Pastoral Education, served as chaplain intern for the Atlanta Veterans Medical Center, taught as an Adjunct Professor at the McAfee School of Theology, and worked as an Anger Management Instructor for Turning Point Family Counseling Services.
Over the past 26 years, Ben has volunteered his time and effort with HOPE worldwide Atlanta in various roles, ranging from servant to Advisory Board Member. Married to his high school sweetheart, Tammi, for almost 30 years, Ben is a loving father to three children: daughter Peyton, son, Trey, and daughter, Jordan. Ben’s spiritual leadership and proven work of service to those in need will allow him to continue making an impact as part of the HOPE worldwide executive team.