2017 Top 40 Under 40 honoree: Benjamin Garner '04

At work: I interned with PBMares while still in college and was immediately hired upon graduation. I have more than 10 years of public accounting experience and was the first senior level employee to have a direct report and the first manager to co-lead an industry team.

Home and family: My wife Sydney and I, and our 15 month-old boy, live in Suffolk. I was born and raised in Hampton Roads and went to high school at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy. I have a bachelor of arts in both accounting and business/economics from Randolph-Macon College and an MBA from the College of William & Mary. To read more, please click here to view the Inside Business interview.
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory private school located in Suffolk, VA. Pre-kindergarten - Grade 12.