A member of Orange Park High School’s Class of 1996, lifelong Floridian and entrepreneur Ben Spivey completed his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Cell Science from the University of Florida in three years. Spivey remained at the university, earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine. Specializing in cosmetic dental surgery, Ben Spivey maintained grades that earned him consistent placement on the Dean’s list, all while pursuing his commitment to community service. For his efforts, Spivey was honored with an award for recording the most volunteer hours at the college.
Ben Spivey traded dentistry for investments and finance, joining GTS Ventures LLC in July of 2010. His position as the Director of Business Development involves advising the company and pursuing ventures to ensure the company’s continued success. Ben Spivey draws upon his experience as a founder of a small business to effectively guide the expansion of GTS Ventures.
After completing his dental degree in 2003, Ben Spivey moved to Ocala, Florida, to begin his business. Spivey quickly expanded his enterprise from a single location to a prominent chain of practices, such as Central Florida Dental Center, Heath Brook Dental, and Spivey Modern Dentistry. Dr. Ben Spivey remained updated on the newest cosmetic dental techniques through his membership with the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry and attending many hours of continuing education.
Community service played an important role in Ben Spivey’s practices, as evidenced in his Give Kids a Smile project. This program allowed children to receive free dental work while simultaneously imbuing them important lessons about oral hygiene. In his spare time, Spivey enjoys various activities with his family.