As Vice President – Customer Success at Abilis, Ben plays a key role in setting the strategic vision for our customer success strategy and the ongoing delivery of high value outcomes for them. Before joining Abilis, Ben was a Special Purpose Faculty member of the Criminal Justice Department at Radford University where he taught classes in a broad variety of topics including criminology, corrections, gangs, and criminal justice management.
Prior to Radford University, Ben was employed with Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) for over 17 years. During his tenure with VADOC Ben rose to the position of warden and also managed a team of subject matter experts involved in the development and implementation of CORIS® Virginia.
Ben received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Longwood College, and his master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Longwood University. Ben also has a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration from Longwood University. Ben is a published author, with several articles related to death penalty, and several book chapters regarding the use of canines in treatment programming.