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Ben Soukup

Benjamin John Soukup, Jr.
Sioux Falls, SD


Chief Executive Officer
CSD (Communication Service for the Deaf)


South Dakota School for the Deaf, Sioux Falls, SD,
Gallaudet University, LL.D.


"Some people see things as they are and ask, "Why?" I have always chosen to see things as they could be and have asked, "Why Not?" In the thirty years that I have been committed to serving the Deaf community, I have learned that regardless of your circumstances - one person CAN make a difference and dreams always do come true if you remain passionate about achieving them."


Spouse: Monica Czerny Soukup
Children: Christopher, Nicole and Jonathan


Founder and CEO of CSD - the largest human service agency for Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals in the world.

Past President of theNational Association of the Deaf (NAD)


Diligent spokesman and advocate for Comunity, Political, Social and Educational Issues affecting Deaf and Hard of Hearing people.

Communication Services for the Deaf

National Assoc.
Of the Deaf

U.S.A. Deaf
Sports Federation
National Deaf
Business Institute
Merrill Lynch

Funding of this project is made possible by Merrill Lynch and Company Foundation and Gallaudet University
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