Ben has served for 25 years within the petrochemical, refining, equipment design and midstream industries. He co-founded S&D Associates in 2021. Before S&D Associates Ben served as the CEO of Tailwater Technical Consulting (a subsidiary of Tailwater Capital) for 2.5 years. Prior to joining TTC, Ben served as Senior Vice President of Engineering at Southcross Energy from 2015-2019. He also served at Enterprise Products Partners from 2007-2015 in various leadership roles in engineering and operations. In addition, he worked at Rhodia Chemical, Dynegy Midstream and Trane in a process and project engineering capacity. Ben holds degrees in both Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.