Roben has earned his Master of Photography Degree through Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Additionally, Roben is a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) through PPA as well as a CPP liaison in the state of Indiana. In a short period of time Roben has won several awards, earned both Bronze and Silver Medals in the International Photographic Competition with PPA and been named a Top 10 Photographer in Indiana four years consecutively, was the Indiana Photographer of the Year in 2016, and earned a variety of ribbons on several images in various categories. In 2018, Roben was selected to represent his country as part of Team USA in the World Photographic Cup. Roben also serves his professional community as the current president of the Indianapolis Professional Photographers Guild (IPPG), Assistant Director with the Winona School of Professional Photography, and Vice President for the prestigious Daguerre Club of Indiana (one of the oldest photography clubs in the country).