Ben Dickson

Managing Director

Ben Dickson joined American Securities in 2011. He is currently Chairman of the Board of NAPA and Co-Chairman of the Board of Amentum, as well as a Director of Air Methods, Aspen Dental, and Emerald Performance Materials. Previously, Ben was a Director of General Chemical, Presidio, Robertson Fuel Systems, and SeaStar Solutions.

Prior to joining American Securities, Ben worked at Active Interest Media as its director of corporate development and was responsible for designing and leading the company’s growth strategy. He has also worked as an investment professional with the private equity firms GTCR Golder Rauner and Wind Point Partners, and as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. While in business school, Ben founded, built, and sold a technology company that assisted publishers with building their internet traffic.

Ben received a BS in Accounting and Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.


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Industry Expertise

Aerospace & Defense
Government Services