Ben's background includes over 25 years of insurance & benefits industry experience. He has held various positions for enterprise-level companies as well as start-ups, including the co-founding of four companies. He is a start-up entrepreneur, company culture creator, and executive leader whose market focus includes: insurance, benefits, financial wellness, and non-insurance programs. His company products focus on solving real-world problems, making a difference in consumers' lives, and have a track record of being market-leading and market-changing. Under his leadership, the companies Ben co-founded have successfully been recognized by CareerBuilder as a Top Company to Work For and by CIOReview as a Top 20 Most Promising Data Integration Company. He is currently the Co-Founder and President of Student Markets Group, Inc. d/b/a StuLo and the Co-Founder and EVP of Coterie Advisory Group Inc. Ben earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics with a minor in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University.