Ben is an MBA Candidate at The University of Texas, graduating in May 2020. His graduate studies are concentrated in venture capital and entrepreneurship. Ben is active in startup networks throughout Texas including the McCombs Entrepreneurship Society, Genesis student startup fund, Rice Alliance, and Capital Factory. He is a recipient of the Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Center for Private Equity scholarship for academic excellence.
Prior to McCombs, Ben worked for four years as a management consultant at Accenture in Houston. He worked across a variety of roles and industries, primarily focused on developing and executing digital and financial growth strategies for Fortune 100 executives. Ben also spent his pre-MBA summer at G51 Capital in Austin, further developing his early-stage due diligence and market research skills. A native Austinite, Ben graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.
Pre-McCombs Career: Accenture, G51 Capital
Venture Fellows Spring 2019 Internship: Silverton Partners