Ben has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry in Western North Carolina. His passion for building was fostered at a young age through carpentry experiences on his grandfather’s farm. Ben graduated from Western Carolina University and is a licensed General Contractor and certified Green Building Professional.
For over a decade, Ben owned and operated his own company, focusing on custom log, timber frame, and green vacation homes. Ben enjoys the complexities of excavating and building in the mountainous terrain of Western North Carolina.
Before moving to Asheville, Ben served two terms as the Vice President of the Cashiers Home Building Association, as well as the Jackson County Planning Board focusing on steep slope development.
Ben is an avid fly-fisherman and can be found drifting many of the Southern Appalachian Rivers in his spare time.