As Senior Vice President and Director for the engineering practice, Ben provides professional level and executive level search services to engineering & science firms nationally.
Ben has successfully completed assignments for all levels of positions in the AEC / Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industries, from C-Suite and Business Unit Leaders to technical experts and shared services / corporate leadership. Ben’s industry expertise includes both the municipal and industrial markets focused on water & wastewater treatment, sewer & stormwater, infrastructure, SCADA, industrial wastewater, water reuse, water resources & planning, environmental compliance & environmental remediation including Superfund, brownfields, mining, and natural gas.
Prior to joining Smith & Wilkinson, Ben lead national recruitment for a highly ranked and high growth environmental engineering & science consulting firm. He has developed a keen awareness for the current talent market and what drives exceptional candidates to make a career move in a highly competitive environment.
Outside of work Ben enjoys the Island living off the coast of Portland, Maine, and commutes to work daily via a 20-minute ferry boat ride from his home on Peaks Island. He spends his free time on the water appreciating all that Casco Bay has to offer, or skiing in the mountains of New England with his wife, two kids and a highly trained yellow lab.