Ben Rapin is a Web manager in Institutional Marketing at Grand Valley State University with responsibility for the information architecture, user interface design, and testing of Web Team projects. Ben leads a talented team of developers and designers who conceptualize, implement, and maintain Web applications to meet the needs of the university.
Prior to joining the Web Team, Ben worked as a Web developer, then in the areas of project management and sales with CQL, a nationally recognized software services firm headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI.
Ben holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Grand Valley State University and a master's degree from Ferris State University in information systems management.
Ben is a board member of the Northeast Citizens Action Association (NECAA), a neighborhood association serving the residents of Grand Rapids, MI. He also serves as a campus advisor for several GVSU student organizations and has served as an alumni advisor for his undergraduate fraternity Alpha Sigma Phi.
Ben currently resides in Grand Rapids with his wife and their two special pets. When not working, Ben enjoys following current events, woodworking and spending time outdoors.