Prior to Navy, Ford worked as a full-time equipment manager at Georgia Southern. He also interned for two years with the Atlanta Falcons and for one year at Georgia Tech.
Ford is a certified member of the Athletic Equipment Manger's Association (AEMA).
Ford graduated from the University of Georgia in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in psychology.
He served as a student equipment manager while attending Georgia. Ford and his wife, Maggie, reside in Annapolis.