Ben consults with many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations on donor-centric development practices that drive transformational philanthropy. He passionately elevates organizations’ mindsets toward philanthropy utilizing his experience and the extensive research that Advancement Resources conducts. Among his key partners are Make-A-Wish America, United Way Worldwide, Oregon State University, MedStar Health, Intermountain Healthcare, DePaul University, University of Cambridge, Utah Valley University, Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust, and The University of British Columbia.
Ben enjoys sharing his insights with his peers and has been honored to introduce Advancement Resources’ breakthrough concepts at a number of conferences and events for national associations and healthcare systems, including NHS Charities Together, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Minnesota Planned Giving Council, and Northwest Development Officers Association.
Outside of work, Ben is actively involved in his community, serving the United Way of East Central Iowa and Boy Scouts of America. Ben enjoys spending time outdoors, sailing, skiing, and relaxing with his wife, Julie, and their three kids.