Ben joined the City in 1996 as a budget and evaluation analyst, served as the deputy director from 2001 to 2012, and has served as budget and evaluation director since December 2012. In his role as assistant city manager, Ben is responsible for Budget and Evaluation, City Secretary, Information Systems, Performance and Accountability, Public Assembly Facilities, capital planning, strategic planning, and performance management/benchmarking.
Ben has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Wake Forest University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and has a master’s degree in public administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Government’s Public Executive Leadership Academy. He is a member of the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association, having served as president in 2004-2005. He is also a 2006 graduate of Leadership Winston-Salem.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: 336-747-7381.
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