Ben joined the Gray family in 2012, quickly climbing the ranks through various roles including assistant project manager, project executive, director of operations, and most recently as business unit leader. He has touched a number of core markets, including Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, and Data Center.
In 2023, Ben transitioned to vice president for data centers, where he utilized his extensive, global experience to lead team members, customers, and projects in an increasingly sophisticated market. This role involved not only the assessment of metrics across safety, quality, schedule, and cost, but also the development of people and teams.
In his current role as vice president, Ben empowers Gray personnel and project teams with growth mindsets and provides an environment that fosters innovation and success. On the customer side, Ben manages direct communication with customer leadership to ensure Gray provides an exceptional experience and world-class facilities. With decades of experience, Ben is able to help customers navigate this booming industry as they look to quickly build and scale facilities to meet customer and market demands.
During his time with Gray, Ben has served a range of customers from the first aerospace project in Gray history with Gulfstream, to a cutting-edge smart manufacturing facility for Jushi USA. His involvement in complex, state-of-the-art projects has taken him around the world with his leadership being pivotal to Gray’s success.
“Embracing team accountability, fostering honest communication, and unlocking the full potential of every team member by inspiring a lifelong learning mindset are the pillars that elevate our company to unparalleled heights.” This drive is a clear indication of his success.
Outside of the office, you can find Ben exploring the countryside with his son or cheering along at his daughter’s dance competitions. He also loves outdoor sports and travel with his family.