About Ben Lichtenwalner

Ben Lichtenwalner is the founder and principal of both Modern Servant Leader and Radiant Forest, LLC. He has studied and promoted servant leadership awareness and adoption for over 20 years. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Paradigm Flip: Leading People, Teams, and Organizations Beyond the Social Media Revolution, as well as Words to Lead By: Hundreds of Leadership Quotes Organized by the Greatest Leadership Principles.


Mr. Lichtenwalner has 2 decades of corporate management and leadership experience which helps him connect with audiences to deliver innovative and engaging keynotes, seminars, and workshops. His corporate experience spans CIO, VP, Director, and many management roles at Fortune 500, INC 500, and Nonprofits. Ben’s education includes a B.S. in Management Science & Information Systems from Penn State University and an MBA from Lehigh University


At home, Lichtenwalner lives in West Michigan with an amazing wife and three active boys. He enjoys coaching their sports and wrecking his mountain bikes. He has a passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work, as well as combating world hunger.


The Lichtenwalner family sponsors children in Haiti and the Dominican Republic through Compassion International and Food for the Hungry. Ben also serves as an Elder in the Reformed Church of America and participates on corporate and nonprofit boards.

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