An accomplished leader, facilitator and storyteller who relentlessly pursues collaboration and team success, and bases his work on two philosophies; 1) ubuntu and 2) kaizen. 

UBUNTU: I am, because we are. Ubuntu is about wanting everyone to have success, because that's the way it should be. 
KAIZEN: The practice of continuous improvement. It's not about constantly trying to win. It's about constantly trying to get better. The winning will come. It's called MASTERY. 

Ben is currently the in-house creative producer and director of all film, video and photo projects at Rogue Ales & Spirits, one of the top craft breweries in the United States. Ben produces & directs Rogue’s video projects as well as shoots all of Rogue’s studio, event, and brand photography. Additionally, he helps guide the marketing team through strategic plans that incorporate engaging visual content. His work at Rogue has been featured in USA Today, Food & Wine Magazine, Thrillist, Huffington Post, Esquire, Fast Company, AdWeek, Wet Pixel, Time, Eater, Maxim, Paste Magazine, Grub Street, the Oregonian, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Los Angeles Times.

In addition to Rogue, Ben works with an abundance of change-makers who are creating tools, resources, programs and other initiatives that will make a differences in the world today and for years to come.
He helps the tell their stories and reach new audiences. 

Ben is a member of the Oregon Media Production Association, the American Society of Media Photographers, the International Documentary Association and SAG-AFTRA.

Prior to Rogue, been spent nine months in Malawi, Africa directing and producing his first documentary currently in post-production. Ben got his start in tv & video production as an actor before transitioning to include directing and producing. He’s appeared in a number of national commercials.

Ben’s an avid sports nut, live music junkie, underwater explorer and maker of a killer egg sandwich.

He was also an award-winning collegiate mascot

If you're into resumes and that sort of thing, you can find mine here.

Companies Ben has worked with include:  

Rogue Ales, TedX Portland, Pendleton Woolen Mills, PDX Carpet, Hung Foy Foods, Wild Planet Foods, Coleman, Potable Aqua, Stonefire Flatbreads, G.H. Cretors Popcorn, Famous Interactive, Wisconsin Pharmacal, Atwater Carey, Cousins Subs, Rainbow Play Systems, Screen Actors Guild Foundation, Cartilaze, Josephson Institute, Portland State University, Dark Horse Comics

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