Ben Wadlington, Bracken Construction Co., Inc., Ridgeland, Miss.
Ben Wadlington joins the Board of Directors for the first time at the 2017 Convention in Myrtle Beach, S.C. He is president of Bracken Construction, which received the 2015 Class IV Project of the Year award for the company’s work on the University of Mississippi Basketball Arena in Oxford, Miss. Bracken Construction is AISC Advanced Certified and PCI Certified. Bracken Construction, a division of Bracken Companies, performs work throughout the southeast United States. The company has been a member of SEAA for at least 10 years.
Ben joined Bracken Construction in 2000, and has held ever increasing responsibilities from Field Operations, Sales, Estimating, Project Management, Accounting, and Chief Operations, prior to being named President. He holds a B.S. from Mississippi State University and an MBA from the University of Memphis. He is a past Board of Director of Associated Builders and Contractors of Mississippi and American Subcontractors Association of Mississippi.
Ben resides in Madison, Miss., with his wife Ashley and their three children Reagan, Audrey, and Parks.