The Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce is growing in activity, in size, and in influence. We are a team of business, professional, and community people working hard to improve the business climate and the quality of life in our area.
The Chamber is proud to present Commissioner Jeff Benton as our March 5th, 2021 speaker for the 1st Friday - Building Business over Breakfast series.
Commissioner Jeff Benton will present long term Delaware County plans related to roads, sewer, economic development, and facilities.
Benton was appointed to fill an unexpired Commissioner term in August 2015 and was elected to a full, four-year term in November 2016 and re-elected in November 2020.
Jeff is a seasoned business executive with over 30 years of diversified experience and proven leadership skills in financial services and other industries. After graduating from Miami University with a Bachelor?s of Science degree in Accounting, Benton passed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam on his initial attempt. He then joined Arthur Andersen and Company as an In-Charge Accountant, before moving to Wendy?s International in several finance and accounting roles.
Along with his career, Benton has always been committed to community service, having served on the Ohio Wesleyan University Board of Trustees as Chair of the OWU Finance Committee, and currently as a member of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Investment Advisory Committee. He is also a board member of the Little Brown Jug Society and of the Ohio Society of CPAs. In the past, Benton as served as president of the Delaware Rotary Club, as chairman of the United Way Campaign, and on the boards of the Delaware Community Foundation and the Community Improvement Corporation.