Ben Mandrell is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Prior to joining LifeWay, he pastored churches in Colorado and Tennessee. A native of Tampico, Ilinois, Ben graduated from Anderson (Indiana) University in 1998. He also holds a Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee.
Ben and his wife, Lynley, have been married since 2001 and they have four children.