Ben was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin but was raised in Palmer, Alaska from baby to eighteen. Growing up, his family had a hobby farm in Colfax, Wisconsin where they spent most of their summers. You might say that he truly is a part of the “Lower 48.” Although, Alaska is where all his passion for wildlife really stemmed from. Ben spent most of his free time hunting and playing sports, especially basketball, and enjoying the great Alaskan outdoors. After having a high school sports career in football, basketball, and track, Ben decided to go to college in the area where the family farm was located, at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, Wisconsin. There he played college basketball and majored in Vocational Rehabilitation. He graduated in 2006 and gained employment as a Resource Counselor/Assistive Technology Specialist with the Center for Independent Living and has been with them for thirteen years. While working he received his master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling in 2015 and coached high school basketball for four years at a local school. You can say that Ben is highly focused when it comes to things he is truly passionate about.
Ben also wanted to keep pursuing his passion for whitetail hunting, so he became a whitetail hunting guide in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. He spent nearly eight years helping others achieve their dream of that big whitetail buck. Ben used his expertise in the land and the area to guide these clients to that dream come true. He had as many as eight properties at a time that he had to manage with food plots, trail cameras and the everyday tasks that comes with any land management. You could say that he can become very familiar and knowledgeable about any property given to him.
Not only is Ben a hard worker, he is also a family man. He currently lives in Menomonie, Wisconsin with his wife, Becky, and four-year-old son, Conley. He enjoys spending time with his family, hunting with his wife, and shed hunting with his son. As you can see, Ben’s vast hunting expertise combined with his life experiences have given him have a well-rounded background for many real estate situations. Ben is the person you want working for you because this is his passion and he believes when it is your passion you work harder at it.