Ben serves as a Partner in Chicago focused on helping clients in banking and financial services find next generation leaders at Manager and Senior Director levels.
Benjamin Godfreybgodfrey@jobplex.com +1 312 627 9301
Ben has completed searches for accounting, audit, corporate development, CFO, financial planning & analysis, investor relations, tax and treasury positions. As a functional expert, he works across all industries and his clients range from Fortune 50 multinationals to small private equity-backed companies across the country.
Ben is known for his ability to quickly develop a candidate pool anywhere in the country, made possible through his wide-ranging network of contacts from director to C-suite levels of finance professionals. He takes pride in creating a true partnership with his clients through open, honest communication and a sense of urgency to find the best talent.
Prior to joining Jobplex in 2009, Ben spent three years as a consultant with a global search firm based in Boston and Chicago. He completed numerous mid- to senior-level assignments in the Midwest and Eastern regions of the United States. Prior to transitioning into the search industry, Ben worked for Bank of America as a credit analyst and as a commercial banker with Fifth Third Bank in Michigan.
A Michigan native, Ben attended Albion College and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. He currently resides in Naperville with his wife Nikki and two kids, Logan and Karina.