Ben Spitzer attended Oklahoma State University (OSU) earning a degree in Animal Science with an animal production emphasis before finishing his graduate work in 2004 in Integrated Resource Management at Colorado State University (CSU). After graduating from CSU, he accepted the position of Communications/Member Services Director with the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) in Denton, TX.
Recently, he founded Spitzer Agribusiness LLC and works with several ranches and other industry partners with marketing and management projects. Ben was a founding member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Young Producers Council (YPC) and served as the YPC delegate to the NCBA Membership Committee. He served as Chair of YPC in 2010 and in 2011 served in an advisory role to YPC as Immediate Past Chair. He attended the NCBA Young Cattlemen’s Conference in the summer of 2012 and received the Excellence in Breed Affiliate Communications award from NCBA in February of 2013.