Ben is a marketing innovator with over 15 years of experience combining long-term design thinking with a thoughtful approach to real-time impact. With a life shaped by challenges in the outdoors, Worden is dedicated to making Outward Bound USA a future-proof organization that leads through educational impact and robust partner engagement. Prior to his role as National Brand and Marketing Director he served as Marketing Director of the Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School (CBOBS) for eight years where he focused on driving change through design excellence, building scalable systems with automation, and revolutionizing the customer experience. Prior to Outward Bound, Worden spend nearly ten years as a graphic designer specializing in brand identity.
Ben attended Milwaukee School of Engineering where he studied Computer Engineering and played basketball, while finishing his education at Michigan State University’s Eli Broad School, earning a BA in Human Resource Management. He is a Certified Digital Marketing Professional (CDMP), Professional Certified Marketer (PCM), as well as being an altMBA alum, and a Certified OKR Coach.
Ben resides in Michigan with his wife, son and Boston terrier. Other than seeking opportunities for adventure travel with his family, he spends his time as a performing artist and hobby photographer.
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