Meet Our Students
Ben Hammes Ben Hammes graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a Bachelor in Business Administration emphasizing in Finance. Prior to his bachelor degree, he worked as Operations Manager for a behavioral health company in Huntington Beach, CA. During his undergrad degree, he worked for Sainstore US as a Category Manager for the Monorover division. After Sainstore US, Ben completed a five-month internship with Sterneck Capital Management where he worked on valuation and private equity placement. Ben currently works for The Tasty Expo, which is a project under the KC Equity Advisors umbrella. He also does business development for RnR Recovery, which is a behavioral health startup. The opportunities to learn more about international trade is what excites Ben about the Intensive Full-Time MBA Program.
Ben played Rugby for UMKC and loves being active. On the weekend, he spends his time outdoors and enjoys cycling. After the MBA program, he will pursue a career in private equity placement or venture capital. He is passionate about connecting people and enjoys working on new ventures. He is looking forward to learning from his classmates and professors during the upcoming school year by forming long-term relationships with them.