With a unique background, experience in sales, marketing, and construction, in addition to being deeply knowledgeable about the DMV area, Ben proudly works as a realtor for Compass. Ben’s love for real estate was inspired by his passion for home design and architectural creativity. He also feels a strong, innate need to make a difference in the world by helping people succeed. Ben particularly values integrity, loyalty, and holding himself to a consistently higher standard of professionalism. Prior to entering real estate, Ben attended the University of Maryland and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in 2020. He is active within the UMD Alumni Association and is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society. He also has prior professional experience, working for Nissan and Toyota from 2013 - 2017; first as a salesman, then as an online inventory manager. He specializes in online marketing, including high quality photography and eye-catching descriptions. Originally from Texas, Ben has made the DMV area his new home since moving up here for college. He is well-traveled, extremely knowledgeable of current events, and puts his focus towards finding ways to better the lives of the people around him through encouragement, humor, or even as a confidant. Outside of work, Ben enjoys cooking up new recipes in the kitchen, traveling with his girlfriend, spending time with family, friends, and pets. He also enjoys finding small new hobbies and is always looking for a new, exciting experience!