Vice President of Network Services
Ben was named VP of Network Services in January 2019. In this role, Ben oversees the planning, engineering, and implementation for TDS’ network build projects. This includes leading the teams responsible for executing in and out-of-territory fiber overbuilds and managing TDS’ A-CAM project build-outs, and all network expansions nationwide.
Ben joined TDS Telecom in 1999 as a staff accountant. During his two decades with the company, Ben has taken on numerous advanced levels of management and responsibility across the marketing and networking operations.
From 1991-1999, Ben served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, serving as a Platoon Sergeant of a Weapons Platoon during the final years of his commitment. He holds a Master in Business Administration from Edgewood College, a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Upper Iowa University (Madison, Wis.), and an Associate degree in Applied Science in Business Middle Management from Madison Area Technical College (Wis.).
In addition to his professional responsibilities, Ben has been a youth volunteer coach for more than a decade. He enjoys spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, boating, running, and camping. Ben is a 2022 Tech Talk presenter, and has been featured in several ISE magazine articles throughout the year.