Ben Sperl grew up in Gregory, SD. Ben worked with a local construction crew throughout his highschool years. He graduated from Gregory High School in 2003. He then went on to Pierre, SD working for Design Draft Inc. for one year before attending Mitchell Technical Institute (MTI) for Architecture Design and Building Construction (ADBC). Ben graduated with honors in 2007 receiving his Associate of Applied Science degree in ADBC, and received the "Who's Who" Award among other students that year. He then worked for Patzer Woodworking of Mitchell, SD for two years before starting his own business in 2009, Sperl Construction. In 2011 Ben also opened his second business Comfort Crew Home Insulation Services, which he still owns and operates. Ben likes to stay active in the community and is currently serving on the Mitchell Technical Institute Advisory Board. Ben and his wife Erica have two daughters. Ben is an avid golfer and has always had a passion for hunting, he guides with his two hunting dogs every pheasant season.