Ben Kimbro General Information
Mr. Ben Kimbro Co-Founded Machine Party. Ben Kimbro is the Senior Director of Special Projects for Ross Group, a Tulsa, OK based Construction Company. In that role, he is responsible for serving special operations forces and special enforcement and intelligence services design-build and general contracting needs. Mr. Kimbro drives Ross Group in Federal Government and Global growth fostering relationships, leading to expansion in domestic and international markets. A believer in relationships, Mr. Kimbro has conducted business on six continents, where he maintains close personal friendships with leaders of business, industry, and government. Mr. Kimbro resides in District 9 with his wife, Mary Jo Kimbro, and their two children, Felix and Clive. He is an active member of the Tulsa community and supporting; Philbrook Museum, Mental Health Association of Oklahoma, and Family and Children Services. Mr. Kimbro previously served as a Chapter Advisor and National Facilitator for the Sigma Chi Fraternity, devoting his time to mentorship of undergraduates across the country. He serves on the Board of Junior Achievement of Oklahoma. A graduate of Leadership Oklahoma Class XXVIII, he serves on the LOK Board of Directors. Prior to joining Ross Group, he served for 16 years as co-founder and Executive Vice-President of Tactical Electronics, a training, consulting and manufacturing firm located in Broken Arrow, OK serving the SOF community worldwide. His devotion to quality corporate culture was acknowledged in 2013 when The Tulsa Business and Legal News awarded Tactical Electronics the "Best Place to Work Award." The same visionary culture was acknowledged by Fortune Magazine in 2014 with Tactical Electronics winning a place in the "Top 15 Places to Work in Manufacturing." In 2012, they were awarded the Oklahoma Department of Labor, Entrepreneurial Excellence Award, recognizing Oklahoma entrepreneurs who have created profitable employment for their fellow Oklahomans. Mr. Kimbro is an appointee of Governor Mary Fallin as a member of the Governor of Oklahoma's Unmanned Systems Advisory Council. Mr. Kimbro attended Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa and continued his education at the University of Tulsa, where he studied Clinical Psychology.