Ben Galen Named Construction Operations Manager


S.C. Swiderski announced Ben Galen has joined the company in the new role of Construction Operations Manager. Ben will provide technical oversight and project leadership for the construction division.

Ben has a degree in construction management and twenty years of industry experience working in progressive roles starting as a laborer, to foreman, superintendent, project manager and field engineer. He is excited about joining S.C. Swiderski and said, “I am impressed with their business model. I look forward to continuing the development of the division, mentoring the employees and implementing processes to support the growth. There are some great projects underway and many more in the pipeline.” 

In his new role, Ben will be responsible for oversight of design, scheduling, costing, quality assurance, construction standards, safety procedures and personnel development. Fay Harder, Director of Operations, said, “As our company continues to grow, Ben will provide direction to this important division of the company. He has strong leadership abilities and a proven track record in the industry. He is a great addition to our company.” 

Ben is a native of Neillsville, Wisconsin and is happy to return to the area with his wife, Alea, after living in the Twin Cities area. He has two daughters and two granddaughters. Ben enjoys traveling, sports, pool, darts and trivia games.