Chance Benbow is the CEO of JDA Worldwide. JDA is a full-service marketing agency specializing in brand, creative, digital, public relations, and paid media. Mr. Benbow will oversee ever greater company growth, deepen relationships with clients, and serve the leadership team at JDA.
Mr. Benbow was hired as Executive Vice President at JDA Worldwide in 2017 to lead many of the external, day-to-day operations of the firm. After three quick years, Mr. Benbow helped drive a 400%+ uptick in both monthly recurring revenue and monthly recurring clients.
Most recently, Mr. Benbow served as the Chief Marketing Officer for JDA’s parent company, Prolific- the growth firm specializing in strategic planning, consulting, research, marketing, communications, and capital. Mr. Benbow oversaw all facets of brand, marketing, communications, company culture, and IT strategy.
Before JDA, Mr. Benbow served as the Vice President of Marketing at Mainstreet- the nation’s premier developer of post-acute health care properties and Indiana’s Fastest Growing Company. Mr. Benbow oversaw the management of Mainstreet’s family of brands, and led all marketing efforts, communications initiatives, and managed all advertising agency relationships. Mr. Benbow was a member of the executive leadership team.
Additionally, Mr. Benbow co-founded Intersection- a boutique marketing and branding agency in Muncie, IN. Founded 2011, Intersection became the most awarded marketing agency in its American Advertising Federation district, representing several small and mid-sized brands throughout the Midwest. The firm sold to Inc. 5000 leader Accutech Systems.
Mr. Benbow is a proud alumnus of Anderson University, graduating with a degree in Marketing Communications and participating as a four year letterman and three year starter on the Raven Football team. Mr. Benbow was honored with AU’s 2019 Distinguished Young Alumni Award and currently serves on the university’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Benbow is married to his wife Kyler and has two sons, Decker and Tucker.