Ben leads our Southern California Operations team, providing oversight and guidance on best practices, policies, safety and quality control. Ben joined Millie and Severson as Controller in 2011, responsible for accounting and financial reporting for the company. He was then appointed to Chief Financial Officer, spearheading all the firm’s cash management, investments and insurance. He recently served in a leadership role in our Northern California office where he provided expertise in Operations, Estimating and Finance. As a member of the third generation of the Severson family to work at the company, Ben is part of the connection between the company’s strong roots and helping pave its bright future. Prior to joining the firm, Ben worked as an auditor for the Internal Revenue Service. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.