Ben Rawls
Board Member Emeritus

Ben Rawls


Program for Management Development, Harvard Business School, Harvard University (1980); Master of Business Administration, Boston University (1979); Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Florida Southern College (1964)


About Ben

Ben has 40 years of highly visible experience encompassing overall corporate management and leadership of national professional services firms. In his role as a Board member of Raftelis, Ben is responsible for overseeing a variety of strategic and financial aspects of the firm. Prior to joining Raftelis, Ben served in executive roles for several professional services firms including serving as:

  • President and CEO of Versar, a publicly owned environmental engineering consulting firm
  • CEO of Research Cottrell (now Air and Water Technologies, Inc.), a leading environmental treatment and services companies, where he progressed from Treasurer and Controller of one of the company’s small architect/engineering units to CEO of the entire corporation
  • Chairman of the Board of MeBoartcalf and Eddy, Inc., one of the world’s leading professional services firms delivering solutions to complex infrastructure problems