Ben graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2008 with a degree in Economics. He led a successful tour in the United States Army, commissioning as an Army Infantry Officer and graduated from the U.S. Army Airborne School, Air Assault School, Infantry Officer Basic Course, and the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, and led teams in Germany, Colorado, and Afghanistan, before moving to the greater Chicagoland area. Ben served in combat leadership roles at all echelons from platoon to brigade, completing his service as the Deputy Chief of Operations of the 4th Infantry Division’s 2nd Brigade.
Prior to joining The Federal Savings Bank, Ben worked to maximize efficiencies and throughput for the nation’s largest steel producer and recycler, benefiting his local community as a whole. Since joining The Federal Savings Bank, Ben has used his proven leadership ability, critical and creative decision-making skills, and desire to impact lives in a profound and positive way to become a true personal asset for our community members looking to achieve their dreams of financial security.
Ben lives in the western suburbs of Chicago and works out of the Naperville, IL office. His wife Olia, is a Belarussian native and an active member of the Russian-speaking community. They have two sons, Mark and Luke, and enjoy family outings together.
Thanks Ben! Great working with you. It all went very smoothly. Thank you for everything!
Just want to recognize Ben’s efforts on this loan. As you know the timeline was very tight and he was all over it from start to finish. If we buy another house I really want to work with him again!! Thanks Ben for everything!!