Ben is a part of the 2016 Venture for America class. Focused on the regenerative power of entrepreneurship, this program matches recent college graduates with entrepreneurial organizations in cities across the country to spur urban revitalization. Before joining the trepwise team, he worked at a diverse array of organizations, from a boutique investment firm to an artist residency program.
Ben received his B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics with a minor in Art History at Wesleyan University. While at Wesleyan, he received a number of research fellowships, completing research on the role of juries in democratic life as well as the history of exhibition design. Interested at the apex of entrepreneurship and design, he started a brand strategy firm for start-up’s as well as co-founded and edited a lifestyle & cultural magazine. An amateur photographer, writer, and creator, he’s thrilled to be in the big easy.