Ben is a graduate of University of Denver. He and his business partner, Matt Chandra, opened their first location of Tocabe American Indian Eatery in Denver in 2008 off 44th & Lowell. Tocabe has since expanded to a second location off I25 & Arapahoe Rd and added a food truck to operations.
Ben has served as a Stronghold Board Member since 2013. He was also recognized as National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED)’s Entrepreneur of the Year (2012) and Small Business of the Year (2018). Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce recognized him with the Board Award (2009) and Breakout Business of the Year (2014).