About Marathon Consulting, a Hampton Roads IT Consulting services firm.

Ben Ricks, PMP

Vice President
Ben Ricks, one of the four founders, and partner of Marathon Consulting

Ben Ricks, PMP

Ben has spent 14 successful years in the IT Services industry, beginning while in school at Virginia Tech, followed by a two-year stint at Price-Waterhouse-Coopers and six years of employment with Keane, Inc. During this time, he has been promoted three times, worked on several highly visible projects, and elevated to a leadership position.

He is a leading technical expert in the area of large, Web-based and client/server applications using a broad range of development tools and leading data base management systems as Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle. He has served a wide array of industries, including Education, Energy, Advertising, Tourism, Communications, and Manufacturing. Ben also has his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

A native of Franklin, Virginia, Ben is a Graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems & Accounting.