Ben (he/him) is an actor, writer and the Artistic Director of Riverside Actors Theatre. He received a BFA in acting from Webster University. He first began a career as a professional actor but searching for more he joined the Army in 2006. In 2017, Ben began to reintegrate back into theatre to heal from the stress of combat and service. These discoveries led him to enroll in the Clinton School of Public Service where he received a MPS. In 2020, Ben launched Riverside Actors Theatre a company designed to address trauma that veterans commonly face.