The Founding Chairman of the Virginia Gentlemen Foundation, Ben is a partner at Davenport Management Company, a residential development firm based in Virginia Beach. In 2011, Ben was named to Inside Business’s Top 40 Under 40 in Hampton Roads. He holds a Virginia Real Estate Broker’s License, Virginia Contractor’s License (Class A) and a Virginia Auctioneer’s License. Ben is very active in the community he loves. He sits on the Monarch Bank Hampton Roads Leadership Board of Directors, is active at his Church (Galilee Episcopal), sits on the Virginia MOCA Contemporaries Board of Directors, and is active in the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival, serving as a Triton on the 39th Court of King Neptune.
He serves on the Virginia Beach City Council and is the City Council liaison to the Beaches and Waterways Commission, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Board, Military Economic Development Advisory Committee and The Planning Council.