Before joining Top Tier, Ben was an intern with Ernst & Young and Hillenbrand, Inc. He has a B.S. in economics with a concentration in strategic management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and holds a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation. While at UPenn, he was a member of the Varsity Football team.
Ben has one older brother and one younger sister. He grew up in a manufacturing family in Iowa, so he learned a lot about bottlenecks and global supply chains at a very early age. In his spare time, Ben plays football, video games, and is a longtime archery shooter. His favorite foods are sushi and hotpot - the spicier, the better.