Ben Blankenship, Executive Director
Ben Blankenship has spent the majority of the past twenty years serving area seniors. He joined Westminster Village in 2013 as the Health Facility Administrator. While in this role, he led the Health Center to a five-star Medicare rating for four years and achieved a deficiency-free health inspection. In May 2017, Ben was promoted to Associate Executive Director where he led multiple departments as well as special projects. In February 2019, the Board of Directors selected Ben to lead the Village as the next Executive Director. Ben earned his bachelor's degree from Georgetown College in Kentucky and earned his MBA in Healthcare Management from Indiana Wesleyan. Ben is a licensed Health Facility Administrator (HFA) in Indiana, certified as an HFA preceptor and is white-belt certified in Lean Six Sigma. In addition to his duties at the Village, Ben serves on the Health Care Support Program Advisory Committee at Ivy Tech Community College and is an adjunct faculty member. Ben also volunteers within the Greater Lafayette community while serving at various non-profit organizations. Ben resides in Lafayette with his wife Amy and their three daughters. In his spare time, Ben enjoys spending time with his family and watching his girls participate in extracurricular activities.