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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
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Rancho Santa Fe School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Ben B. Brown

Retired Army Ranger
1,104 votes (30.9%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • School Saftey and Student Well-being
  • A Balance Budget
  • Bridging the Gap and Rebuidling Trust in the Community

Experience

Education

Providence Colledge Bachelors Degree, Social Science (2004)

Biography

Proven/Determined Leader: All America Lacrosse Player at Torrey Pines High School. As 2-Year Captain of Providence College Lacrosse Team, led team to first time D-1 Conference Championship and NCAA Tournament Play. Proven and decorated U.S. Army Ranger, Platoon Captain in Iraq for 1 1/4 years, received Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Battalion Operations Officer. Managed $9,000,000 budget with 100% accountability.

Proven Bottom Line Results Executive: As Account Executive w/ Ventana-Roche Medical Systems-Medical Devices Capital Equipment Cross-Functional Team Leadership Pharmaceutical Sales Territory Management Selling Skills Product Launch. New Business Results 105%, Capital 202%, Consumables 100%

Service Oriented: Co-Founder of 9 Week Warrior Non-Profit Corporation. Veteran and First Responder Case Management, Fund Raising, Speaking Engagements, Client Relations, Personal Training, Coaching, Motivational Leader.

School Focused: Volunteers every week in all grade levels. co-chair for Study Buddy Program, Coach for Adrenaline Lacrosse and RC Girl's Lacrosse, Boys and Girls Basketball Junior Dunkers RSF, Speaker in PAC on different occasions on many topics including self-care, making mistakes, responsibility, building trust, loyalty and team building. Volunteer for "Free to Breathe 5k Run/Walk, bringing support to fight lung disease. Volunteer for "Fresh Start" program w/ surgeons and anesthesiologists to provide underprivileged children with access to medical care.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Ben Brown leads by doing. He brings dynamic motivational skills to the Rancho Santa Fe School Board through decades of experience managing, coaching and motivating teams to success. He is an award winning coach, speaker, leader and sales professional with a record of success in the biomedical industry, in high battlefield conflicts, in safety engineering and through academic training in biology and international business and governmental experience. 

Having grown up in The Ranch, Ben is fond of his childhood memories here, and wants to provide some of that for his own 6 children, and more. Knowing that tomorrow is never the same as today or yesterday, Ben is open to change, knowing that none of us has all the answers. Former U.S. President and U.S. Army Colonel Theodore Roosevelt is quoted as saying, "The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people." Ben agrees. He also agrees with U. S. Army General George Patton, who said, "Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity."

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