Ben is an entrepreneurial sales and marketing professional of over 35 years with executive leadership experience. He is successful in delivering consistent and measurable results in sports marketing, advertising and sponsorship sales through new business opportunities and managed growth with existing and new clients.
As the Senior Director, ESPN Sports Management, Ben currently manages and oversees the Southeastern Conference’s official corporate sponsorship program for ESPN in conjunction with the SEC Network, a 24-7 television network dedicated to the Southeastern Conference and the most successful launch of a cable television network in history. He is responsible for representing conference assets to corporate America through multi-platform opportunities including conference intellectual property rights and event marketing, broadcast television and digital/social/mobile applications.
Prior to working for the SEC-ESPN Network, Ben also worked for IMG College, Raycom Sports, Auburn University and the University of Georgia.