Benjamin Whittaker

 

Faculty Information

Location:
Administration Building

Departments:
Cabinet Team, Operations and Finance

Title:
Chief Operations Officer

Representative Assignment:
Public Building Commission

Contact Information

Email:
whittaker.bp@easthartford.org

Work Phone:
860.622.5135

Biography

Ben Whittaker joined East Hartford Public Schools as the Director of Facilities in March 2017, and transitioned to lead the newly created Operations and Finance Division in 2020.  Ben has over 15 years of diversified real estate management experience, having managed facilities and projects in the educational, municipal, commercial, corporate, and multi-family residential sectors. Specializing in financial planning, infrastructure renewal, and project management, Ben consistently seeks to improve and streamline the District's operations. 

Ben holds a BS in Finance and a MS in Construction Management, both from Central Connecticut State University