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June 2023 - Employee Spotlight

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June Spotlight

Ben West - Maintenance Specialist

How long have you been employed at MHA? 3.5 Years

What is your favorite thing about working at MHA? Getting to know the tenants and talk with them and working with my coworkers.

Tell us about you and your family: My family and I moved here almost 4 years ago from Illinois by St Louis not Chicago. I have 2 daughters, one of which is still in school. My wife and I have been married since 2009.

What is an interesting fact some may not know about you? I used to be a mixed martial arts fighter and at 6'4" - 265 lbs. I can still do the splits. I also have central heterochromia which means basically I have a "starburst" color to my iris and my eyes change color depending on my mood.

What hobbies/activities do you enjoy outside of work? I like to go fishing, camping, and ride anything with a motor on it.

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