Sidney became the Southeast Regional Director in 2020, after serving as Director of National and International Programs since 2016. He joined BENS following a six-year career as an Army Infantry Officer. During his career, Sidney was stationed with the 172nd Infantry Brigade in Grafenwoehr, Germany as well as with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. From 2011-2012, Sidney was combat deployed to Paktika Province, Afghanistan where he served as an Infantry Rifle Platoon Leader. A native of South Carolina, Sidney is a graduate of The Citadel, graduating in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He has one son, Cooper.