Ben worked in commercial and international banking for eighteen years in Chicago, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul and Boston. In 1992 Ben changed careers and worked in philanthropic advancement at Milton Academy (Milton, MA), Brown University (Providence, RI), and the Dexter and Southfield Schools (Brookline, MA). He has managed and been active in numerous fundraising activities and capital campaigns as a professional and as a volunteer.
Ben has a BA in History from Harvard University and an MBA from University of Chicago. He has a CMC certification from MentorCoach LLC (Bethesda, MD) and an ACC certification from the International Coach Federation (ICF).
Ben lives in Milton, MA and Randolph, NH and has been married for 35 years. He has three grown children of whom he is excessively proud.
Nature, athletics, foreign cultures and music have always been important in Ben’s life. He is an active backcountry skier, mountaineer, and hiker and has recently taken up road biking. Not long ago, he rode a bike over 400 miles in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Other strong interests include travel, photography, classical music, jazz and reading.