Ben Hickman, CMA, Director of Finance


After serving in the Army, Ben Hickman moved to Minnesota in January 1987 from Virginia Beach, Va. He earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Augsburg College and a graduate certificate in Finance from Augsburg. Ben's passion for public service was driven by early  career experiences within the not-for-profit sector. In addition to his current role as Director of Finance at Boynton, his career in healthcare finance includes leadership positions at Hennepin County Medical Center and Blue Cross Blue Shield, Minnesota. Working at the University as a financial steward to help administer a healthy campus for students has been a rewarding part of his career. Ben's interests outside of work include spending quality time with his family, acrylic painting, fishing, and coaching traveling baseball.


Certified Management Accountant since 2005

Certified in Health Care Finance (2012-2014)


BA Accounting, Augsburg College

Graduate Certificate, Finance Augsburg College


Specialties & Expertise:

  • Director of Finance