Ben moved to Fallon with his family in 1977 when his father was stationed at NAS Fallon. After graduating from high school in 1993, Ben found employment with Loral Aerospace in Dixie Valley as general labor. In 1994, he was employed by Louisiana Pacific in Fernley as an inventory clerk and, in 1997, was transferred to California as a Computer Technician.
Ben moved back to Fallon in 2001 and did odd jobs until 2002 when he was employed by SMI Joists as a draftsman. Ben was employed by Oasis Online in August of 2004 as a Help Desk Technician.
In his spare time, he enjoys computer gaming.