Ward is originally from Fort Smith, AR. He attended the University of Georgia where he received Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Business Administration. He began his career in the construction industry in 2002. Ward first began with Landmark in 2011 as a Superintendent and then briefly left the company in 2015 for a Project Manager role over a mid-rise project in Atlanta.
Ward lives in Madison, GA with his wife Theresa and their two sons Henry (12) and George (9). He enjoys spending time outdoors with his family.