Ben is a Program Associate for Policy and Market Solutions at Aspen FSP, where he supports the Retirement Savings Initiative’s efforts to build sustainable retirement solutions for all American workers, and the EPIC program’s consumer debt solutions work around delinquency, default, and debt in collections. Ben brings a breadth of experience in community organizing and product development to improve the financial health of low-income Americans. Prior to joining FSP, Ben served 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.
Program Associate, Policy and Market Solutions , Financial Security Program
Ben supports the Retirement Savings Initiative’s efforts to build sustainable retirement solutions for all American workers.
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