May 21, 2012 - Green Buildings
Name: Ben Ashmore
Title: Vice president, government business development
Location: New York, NY
Place of birth: Detroit, MI
Family: Spouse Stacey; children: Faith (14), Ben Jr. (12), Lucienne (6); stepchildren: Matt (23), Michael (19), Stephanie (14)
College: American University--MPP; University of Michiganâ€”MBA, BA (Economics) & BBA (Finance); Virginia Military Instituteâ€”Institute Scholar
First job unrelated to your current field: Affordable Housing Property Manager
First job in current field: HUD appointee
Hobbies: Riding my Harley
Favorite novel: "Love in the Time of Cholera"
Favorite film: "Mr. Holland's Opus"
Keys to success: Hard work and determination
Person(s) you most admire (outside of family):Marvin Krivitzky
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? National Geographic Photographer