Ben has worked in the field of biomedical research since 2009, after earning his bachelor’s degree in biology. While his laboratory background is in cellular biology and redox biochemistry, Ben spent seven years working in and managing a laboratory focused on pulmonary development in premature infants. Through his Master of Business Administration from the University of South Dakota, he is able to support biomedical research in a unique way. Currently, Ben builds and strengthens business relationships between Sanford Health research scientists and physicians and external groups in industry and academia. He also aids in the process of taking successful innovations from the laboratory to the market.