Ben Black
Before & After Homes

AGE: 24

TRAINING/EDUCATION: KVCC –Associates in Electrical.

SIZE OF COMPANY: 5 team members building 4 new homes a year as well as other projects.

MARKETS: St. Joe/Kalamazoo County, with a focus on Texas Township.

HBA MEMBERSHIP: Joined December 2015.

BIGGEST HBA VALUE: The connections that we have developed by attending some of the events. Plus, it adds an extra layer of comfort for my customers.

WORDS OF WISDOM OR A PIECE OF ADVICE FOR ANYONE LOOKING AT A CAREER AS A BUILDER: Try to find a balance between the business side of runnin. g a company and construction side.