Partner, Author, Sam’s Dad
New York City

Penn State University
B.A. in Journalism 

An award-winning writer and storytelling strategist, Ben helps clients solve complex problems by asking the right questions and distilling their language with clarity and conviction. During his years covering Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, Ben was honored as a “master of deadline reporting.” After two decades in journalism, Ben pivoted to business, where he provides communications counsel and crafts powerful messaging for companies, causes and leaders. Ben is also a moderator, public speaker, writing coach and the author of a children’s book about how a father and his son solve life’s challenges together. His major mission in life is to make his kid laugh. 

What He Brings to the Team
  • The distinctive ability to pull audiences into stories by showing them why they should care and making the complicated simple for them. 
  • A passion and pride for moving companies, universities, foundations and organizations from how they are known to how they want to be known 
  • The clarity of a journalist who challenged U.S. presidents and led White House coverage for the largest news organization in the world 
  • The belief that retaining and repeating quotes from decades-old movies is an essential life skill
Ask Him About
  • Big Problems, Little Problems
  • His most embarrassingly wonderful trip on Air Force One
  • The story of a boy, a baseball and one brilliant moment with Aaron Judge 
Words to Live By

“When you’re telling these little stories, here’s a good idea: Have a point. It makes it so much more interesting for the listener!”

—Neal Page (Planes, Trains and Automobiles)