Councilmember, Ben Mahnkey, was born and raised in Bothell and at a young age, developed an interest in serving the community. Over the last ten years, Councilmember Mahnkey has been on a number of local boards and commissions including the City's Civil Service Commission, Council Salary Commission, LEOFF 1 Board and the Snohomish County Ethics Commission.
Professionally, Councilmember Mahnkey has experience in financial education, human resources and corporate development. Today, he is a Sr. Program Manager for Employee Financial Wellbeing at Amazon and outside of work, he dedicates his time to his wife and three kids.