Ben Marquardt

MA in Sustainable Design / MCAD (2016)


Ben Marquardt is owner of Ben’s Rod Shop in Iron River, Wisconsin.  He has worked for the past 10 years with customers to develop a whole-systems approach to achieving their automotive performance goals. His experience is in mail-order retail sales, automotive machining and performance engine building, with a focus on alternative drivetrain solutions. He completed a Bachelor’s degree in Global Sustainability as well as a certificate in Sustainable Business Management at the University of Wisconsin in 2014. Ben graduated from MCAD with a MA in Sustainable Design in 2016 and is based in Wisconsin.

Thesis Title: printCYCLE: A sustainable bicycle business