ben is an empath, a leader, a mentor, a problem solver, a people researcher, an artist and an engineer. He is at his best when he is helping a team reach their full potential and filling in the gaps as they grow. He has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional education with folks of all ages. has worked in all levels of grass roots organizing, and political campaigns. He is comfortable designing in physical and digital space and prototypes quickly using the materials and tools available in the moment. He is a voracious reader and loves thinking about and dreaming towards better versions of the world and society we live in.