SVP, President – Physician Services
Ben oversees the Physician Services Department, with responsibility for working with hospitals in the recruitment of physicians as well as practice development. In 2015 Ben received Capella’s Growth Pillar Award in recognition of his outstanding performance.
He joined Capella in 2011, coming from Essent Healthcare, Inc. in Nashville, where he had been Vice-President of Physician Services since 2008. Prior to that, he was Administrator of a multi-specialty physician practice in Columbia, South Carolina. He also served as a Division Director at Providence Northeast, a Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals, also in Columbia.
Ben earned his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and his Master’s Degree in Health Administration from University of South Carolina in Columbia. He and his wife, Shannon, have a daughter.