Ben Badiola | Sr. Vice President of Manufacturing
In 2019, Ben joined SSI Foods LLC as a Co-Founder of this new company. Currently, he is leading the project to build a new 90,000 square feet state-of-the-art beef patty facility in Amarillo, Texas. As Sr. Vice President of Operations, Ben brings his diversified leadership and experiences to the company.
Ben was the Co-Founder of CTI Foods and retired in 2017 after serving for 14 years as the Executive Vice President of Operations. He offers over 35 years of operations, purchasing, margin management, and project management experience in the meat and food processing industries. He is a hands-on and financially focused executive with a broad range of entrepreneurial business experiences. Ben was also an owner and key member of the CTI Foods’ Executive Team that grew company annual sales from $300 Million to 1.5 Billion in less than 4 years.