President/Chief Executive Officer Ben Bledsoe has a foundation in service, as exemplified by his time in the Peace Corps in Tonga, through working as an entry-level caregiver for Consumer Direct Care Network, and through his current role since 2012 as President/CEO. Bolstering his commitment to service, his education includes a bachelor’s degree from University of Virginia and a master’s degree in health administration from Kennedy Western University.

Ben gained experience with CDCN managing operations, quality improvement, and HR teams, and serving as a member of the Administration for Community Living’s RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council. Ben’s compassion for people, interest in business efficiencies, commitment to ensuring all people have choice and control over the lives they lead, and broad range of experience helps CDCN thrive as today’s self-direction services leader. 

Ben has lived in Missoula, Montana since 2004. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, as well as travel, creating music, and learning anything new.