Ben Blakely is a fifth-generation Topekan. He graduated from Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington, Missouri, and attended Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California, where he majored in economics and played linebacker on the football team. Ben has worked in the roofing industry off and on since he was 18 years old. Prior to joining the Eaton Roofing & Exteriors team, he ran his own contracting business in Topeka. In his free time, Ben is an avid outdoorsman and devoted father.