Benjamin Little, Chief Executive Officer
Ben has served as Centerline Solutions’ CEO and Chairman since its founding in 2011. He’s an original investor in the company and has a proven track record of leading companies and orchestrating their rapid growth. Ben has worked internationally, and has a diverse professional background that spans diverse industries, including communications, agriculture and marketing.
Ben is responsible for Centerline’s strategic direction and financial performance, with the ultimate goal of providing clients with complete peace of mind. He’s adept at fostering optimal performance from the members of his team. Under his guidance, Centerline’s revenue has surged more than 560 percent, the company has expanded nationwide, and has completed multiple acquisitions. Centerline has been named one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies for four straight years. The Denver Business Journal also recognized Centerline in 2015 & 2016 as the Fastest-Growing Large Business in Colorado, and in 2014 as one of the Top 50 Colorado Companies to Watch.
Prior to Centerline, Ben was the CEO of Executive Media Network (EMN), a Denver provider of advertising services that target U.S. business and leisure travelers. In less than five years, he took EMN out of bankruptcy and transformed it into to an industry leader. Along the way, he completed several acquisitions, built an industry leading media asset management software program, and propelled EMN to recognition as one of the top 50 Colorado Companies to Watch in 2011 before selling the company to a strategic acquirer later that year.
Ben’s professional experience also includes: co-founding VerusLive, a qualitative research company based in the Denver area; serving as Senior Vice President of Sales & Operations for ServiceMagic, an Internet-based provider of home improvement services (sold to IAC in 2005); and operating as partner and Chief Administrative Officer of Cran Chile Inc., an agricultural and industrial ingredients company located in Chile, where he lived and worked for six years.
Ben has a B.S. in animal and veterinary science from West Virginia University. He sits on the board of the National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE), The Forrest Heights Lodge, The Tower Family Foundation, and several advisory boards for early-stage Denver businesses.
Ben is married with two children and lives in Evergreen, Colorado. Ben is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, skiing, and fly fishing in his spare time. He’s also an avid hockey player who coaches youth hockey and lacrosse.