Regional Development Officer
Ben Hobbs serves as the Regional Development Officer for the South Central Region. During his first year at the Leadership Institute, he was a 2012-2013 Koch Associate at the Charles Koch Institute.
A native of rural northeast Ohio, Ben received his Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude from Denison University, studying political science. Prior to joining the Leadership Institute, Ben worked in retail operations consulting with the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). After two years in the private sector, Ben switched career paths to advance conservative causes.
When not working to advance individual liberty, Ben is an active member of the Washington Beta Theta Pi Alumni Executive Board, and enjoys time spent on his family farm in Ohio. An Eagle Scout, he is also a skiing and shooting sports enthusiast.