Ben began his YMCA journey as a Basketball Referee while in High School and also spent time during the summer months working at the Two Rivers YMCA Golf Learning Center. After high school he went onto college at the Illinois Institute of Art earning a degree in Digital Media Production. He has worked for a couple of nonprofit organizations, the latest of which he spent 10 years as the Media Director of Calvary Church here in Moline. You will usually find Ben behind a camera capturing all the fun moments here at Two Rivers YMCA.
When he isn’t working you can find him at his kid's sporting events, on the bike path, or camping on the weekends with his wife and 4 kids.