Ben Davis – Assistant Vice President, PDC
As Assistant Vice President of Planning, Design and Construction, Ben provides direction and oversight of the Planning, Design and Construction Department at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and is responsible for managing the department’s budget, staff, project workload, and quality of service to campus clients.
Before joining UCF in August 2022, Ben completed a successful 30-year career as an active duty commissioned officer with the U.S. Coast Guard developing engineering and management expertise across various leadership roles. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Florida and the Commonwealth of Virginia and a certified Project Management Professional.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and his Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. Ben is married to his high-school sweetheart, Pam, and they have two children, Jake and Laney.