Ben Fisher is a knowledgeable and experienced instructor with over 40 years of hands-on experience in the irrigation industry. His classes are informative, lively, and on the mark. He has been an instructor and design consultant since 1991, with over 6,500 classroom hours of irrigation instruction. Ben holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University.
Ben has been a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas , is Licensed Irrigator No. 631, and a Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor.
In addition to technical education, Ben has acquired the practical experience so necessary to make his seminars and workshops come alive with real world applications. His career in the irrigation/green industry demonstrates a wide variety of leadership responsibilities:
- TCEQ approved Training Provider since 1997
- Water Management Consultant
- Owner of an Irrigation Contracting business for 10 years
- Regional Sales Manager for an Irrigation Equipment Manufacturer
- VP Sales & Marketing for an Irrigation Supplier
- Sales Manager for a large Landscape & Irrigation Contractor
Regardless of the subject matter, he strikes a good balance between theory and practical application. His objective is always to help you become a knowledgeable and successful professional in the irrigation industry.
Ben served as President of the Texas Irrigation Association in 1985-86 and as a Board member for two years. In 1993 he received the “Irrigator of the Year Award” from the Texas Irrigation Association. In April of 2013, Ben was recognized as an outstanding Industrial Engineer and inducted into the Academy of Industrial Engineers at Texas Tech University in 2013