Ben Ziesemer began serving with IBLP in 1984. Initially, he came to volunteer for two months during his off-season as a golf professional. The first person Ben met in 1984 when he came to interview was Penny, the receptionist, who in 1986 became his wife. The Lord blessed them with their son, Daniel, in 1987. Ben has served in various capacities through the years, but since 2000 has served in the finance department.