Northwest Region Program Manager, O2O bjdufay@syr.edu

Ben Dufay is the Northwest Region Program Manager for Onward to Opportunity.

Ben is a veteran of both the U.S. Army and Navy, retiring as an Army Chief Warrant Officer Three. He served as a Fleet Marine Force Corpsman in the Navy before commissioning as an Aviation Warrant Officer in the U.S. Army. Ben completed deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan and Egypt. He served a collective 17 years and received numerous medals and distinctions including the Senior Aviator Badge, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Air Medal, among others.

Ben holds a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Brandman University.