After completion of childhood and adolescence, Ben grabbed the reigns of The Govenaires Drum and Bugle Corps in 2001. Serving as the corps President and CEO and leading them to World Champion status before retiring in 2010. Upon receiving a B.S. in Music Industry from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2006, Ben bought a print shop as soon as possible, and is now the sole proprietor of Insty-Prints of Mankato.
After performing in over 30 Productions for the stage between 1993 and 1999, he left the theatre until his triumphant 2016 return as part of the Minnesota Shorts Festival. He also made his Minnesota Fringe Festival debut in 2017.
Ben has hosted weekly pub style trivia, with his co-host Tom, as Ben & Tom - The Savants of Question, for the last 15 years. Ben also is the current host for both the Rock Paper Scissors Competition and the Talent Show at the Carver County Fair. Other credits include Host of “Tell Me a Story” a MOTH inspired storytelling series, 2nd Story Comedy regular stand-up contributor, special guest appearances with The Mankato Symphony Orchestra, and he can juggle fire.