Ben Tatum joined MACED as a New Energy Intern in February of 2020. He comes to us from Pine Ridge, KY, home of the Red River Gorge. Ben grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia and has a Master’s Degree in Sport and Leisure Management from East Tennessee State University. Ben has recently worked in Kentucky as a Solar Installer, and before that in Pennsylvania in Ski Area Operations. He has also been working on remodeling the historic Post Office building on his property in Pine Ridge into a vacation rental for visitors to the Gorge. Ben looks to use this internship to expand his knowledge and skills in solar and energy efficiency on his way to becoming a self-entrepreneur. For leisure, he enjoys music, rock climbing, mountain biking, and everything outdoor recreation.
New Energy Intern