Ben Anderson - Bee Vradenburg Foundation

Pastor Benjamin Anderson, serves as senior pastor of Solid Rock Christian Center and Executive Director of Solid Rock Community Development Corporation.

Pastor Ben founded two non-profits for which he has served as Executive Director: Colorado Springs Music and Arts Center, which provided free after-school music lessons to over 50 youth in Southeast Colorado Springs, and Solid Rock Community Development Corporation (SRCDC), an organization designed to bring people, companies, and resources together to invest and revitalize the Southeast Colorado Springs community. He is leading the efforts of restoring Southeast Colorado Springs through building affordable housing, food security programs, small business development and a Community Investment Trust, a program designed to increase generational wealth in communities through property ownership.

Pastor Ben served on the Board of COSILoveYou and currently Pikes Peak Housing Network and was one of the co-founders of the COSILoveYou movement in 2015. Solid Rock Community Development Corporation was named Non-Profit Community Organization of the Year 2022 by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and EDC.