GUIDE OF THE WOODS
Ben Arment is the founder of Men of the Woods and president of Historytellers Productions, Inc. He lives in Virginia Beach, VA with his wife Ainsley and five kids named after western heroes.
He founded and led STORY, a creative community in Chicago and Nashville, DREAM YEAR, a coaching program for entrepreneurs, and THE WHITEBOARD SESSIONS, a series of strategy-planning events for leaders, before selling all three companies.
Prior to this, he was a church planter near Washington DC and then innovation director at CATALYST CONFERENCE in Atlanta. He served as the founding director of CATALYST WEST COAST as well.
In 2019, Ben and Ainsley founded the WILD + FREE FARM VILLAGE, a mountain retreat center in Head Waters, Virginia. Together, they created WILD + FREE, a global homeschooling community, WILD EXPLORERS CLUB, an adventure program for kids, and CAMP ICE CREAM, a retro summer camp-inspired ice cream business.
In addition to his entrepreneurial endeavors, Ben is the author of DREAM YEAR (Portfolio), CHURCH IN THE MAKING (Broadman & Holman), and numerous unpublished novels. He is currently dabbling in immersive storytelling experiences with a venture called MEET AT THE MYSTERY. You can find him on Instagram at @benarm3nt and on Facebook at @benjiarment.