Ben White

Ben White

Retirement Savings Initiative Intern | Financial Security Program

Ben supports the Retirement Security Initiative’s efforts to build sustainable retirement solutions for all American workers.

Ben is a Spring Intern for Aspen FSP, where he supports the Retirement Security Initiative’s efforts to build sustainable retirement solutions for all American workers. Ben brings a breadth of experience in community organizing and product development to improve the financial health of low-income Americans. He spent the past year as VP of Business Development for Onward Financial, a nonprofit startup providing emergency savings and credit resources as an employee benefit to low-income workers. Previously he worked with United Way in Kansas City (his hometown) to promote alternatives to predatory short-term lending products. Ben holds a B.A. in Philosophy and History from Tulane University, and he tries to return to New Orleans every year for Jazz Fest or French Quarter Fest. He enjoys walking through the city, playing his guitar, and watching and playing basketball.