10X Vets Member Spotlight: Ben Pittard, USNA ’05

Feb 15, 2021 | 10X Vets, USAFA, USCGA, USMA, USNA

10X Vets Member Spotlight


Member: Ben Pittard, USNA ’05

Company: Trident Logistics

Ben Pittard founded Trident Logistics, LLC in 2019. Trident is a third-party logistics provider based in Charleston, South Carolina. As freight brokers, he and his teammates source domestic trucking capacity to meet customer freight demand. Trident also assists customers with warehouse procurement and distribution operations, intermodal transport of goods, and even direct-to-customer delivery. 

Before starting his own company, Ben was an Operations and Risk Management Executive at Automotive Management Services, Inc., the largest privately owned automotive dealership group in the United States, based in West Palm Beach, Florida. While at AMSI, Ben co-founded Flex Plus, LLC, a floorplan finance company for independent automotive dealers and wholesalers. Prior to his career in automotive retail, Ben was a private wealth advisor at Goldman Sachs and Co. in Atlanta, Georgia.

Ben earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2005. While at Navy, he was a first-team All-American and Co-Captain of the men’s rugby team. After six years of service as a SEAL Officer, Ben returned to school and graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2013 with a Master of Business Administration degree.

Click here to read more about Trident Logistics and connect with Ben on LinkedIn here.

Welcome, New Members!

New 10X Vets Members in January:

Scott Chesson, CFO 4Vets

Brian Elliott, Aldyn

Mike Gorman, Stout

Jeremy Kindseth, WSI World

John Palcisko, JDP Search Group

Tim Smith, Ausdaur

Matt Warke, New York Life 

Ricky Waters, Bowman Consulting



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As fellow military veterans and entrepreneurs, we know you have the inner qualities it takes to succeed as a business owner, but we also know how difficult it can be to become one. This is why we built 10X Vets for you—so you can grow your business while working alongside fellow military veterans who share common attributes of intelligence, integrity and grit. 


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