Bachelor of Arts,

Major: Communications

Minor: Entrepreneurship and Business Management

University of Akron: 2008


Training and Certifications

Home Inspector Certification

OSHA 10 and OSHA 30

First Aid/CPR

Foundation Software

Putle’s eSchedule, ePO, and eService software

Affiliations & Recognition

Rotary Club of Akron

Young Professionals of Akron

Downtown Akron Partnership-Emerging Leaders Board Member

Western Reserve Motorcycle Club


Select Projects

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Edward Jones

Archbishop Hoban High School – Golf Learning Center


Ben Heckerman

Project Manager


Ben’s background gives him a unique way to approach the construction industry. As a child, he was fascinated with building things, which has never slowed down, but changed shape along the way. His years of residential construction experience, both on the labor and management side, and running his own insurance agency, has brought together a multitude of skills, techniques, and qualities that allow him to think creatively, solve complex problems, and keep clients satisfied.

Professional Experience

Metis Construction – Kent, OH

Project Manager: 2019 – Current

Pulte Group – Medina, OH

Field Manager I: 2018-2019

Catanese Construction – Ravenna, OH

Project Manager: 2017-2018

Construction Manager/Business Development Mgr: 2014-2017

Leverity Insurance Group – Beachwood, OH

Account Executive: 2013-2014

Heckerman Insurance Agency (Farmers Ins Grp) – Akron, OH

Owner/Insurance Agent: 2011-2013

Catanese Construction – Stow, OH

Contractor/Marketing Manager: 2006-2011