Ben graduated from BYU with a BS in accounting. He later earned an MBA while working for the Eyring
Research Institute. He passed the CPA exam in July 1981. Prior to coming to BYU, Ben was the controller
for General Image Engineering, a local defense contractor. Ben came to BYU in 1999, shortly after the
conversion to PeopleSoft. His first assignment was to help reconcile the new accounts payable system
with the general ledger. He later became the plant fund accountant and last year took on the added
responsibility of managing the Asset Management module in PeopleSoft.