Benjamin Briggs is a native of High Point and a lifelong member of High Point Friends Meeting. He and currently serves as executive director of Preservation Greensboro, our city’s only not-for-profit with a focus on historic preservation. Benjamin graduated from NC State University in 1989 with a degree in architecture and sociology, and from Boston University in 1995 with a master’s degree in historic preservation. Since taking his position with Preservation Greensboro in 2003, the organization has refocused on real estate solutions to saving historic places, outreach through events such as the annual Tour of Historic Homes, and carefully re-branding Governor Morehead’s Blandwood Mansion.