Ben has worked in the insurance, managed care and benefits management arenas for 20 years, starting with his role as vice president of managed care for Blount, Burke, Wimberly and Hendricks Insurors in Statesboro, Georgia, from 1992-98. Ben was the director of business development and managed care for Bulloch Memorial Hospital, a consultant for the Georgia Healthcare Partnership and served as director of regional physician development for Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah.
From 2001-04, Ben was a consultant for the managed care division of Memorial Health Partners, then served as director of provider solutions health services and sales for Zavata, Inc. in Atlanta from 2004-05. He provided employer benefits management services as the principal of Watkins Consulting Services from 2005 until co-founding Capstone Benefits Consulting in 2012. Ben attended Davidson College and Georgia Southern University, and he resides in Statesboro, Georgia.