Born and raised in Rome, NY and a graduate of Syracuse University, Ben is a proud and loyal member of the Central New York community. Ben has been working directly with children for over twenty years. He began his career working with youngsters as a Vacation Bible School counselor during his teenage years at the Franklin Park Baptist Church in Sewickley, PA. He has since enjoyed working with children in several capacities including as a teacher, gymnastics instructor, childcare provider, and Athletic Performance Coach working primarily with youth. Ben’s experience includes the YMCA of Greater Syracuse, the Jewish Community Center, the East Side Homeschool Cooperative, and Sport Center 481. Ben is extremely excited to begin his role with the DeWitt Community Church. His goals are to help lead children to the Lord, to strengthen the community, and to help attract more young families to the Church. He currently resides in Fayetteville with his wife, Faith, and their four sons: Solomon, Abram, Judah, and Mick.