Setting ambitious goals, developing a plan, and executing on the big day are all equally important in Ben’s roles as senior consultant at PSC and resident running enthusiast. To set new personal bests, Ben takes challenges in stride and does whatever it takes to break the tape at the finish line.
Ben applies his deep sense of personal commitment to project management, facilitation, research, and report writing at PSC. On the firm’s community and economic development team, he focuses on building consensus and developing concrete solutions to overcome challenges. Ben is particularly interested in identifying and promoting strategies that improve equity and ensure that all Michigan residents have an opportunity to thrive in today’s global economy.
Prior to joining PSC, Ben led evidence-based policymaking projects and advocacy efforts in multiple states as part of the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative in Washington, D.C. Before that, Ben served as policy analyst and legislative senior aide, working on public safety, transportation, and health and human services at the Montgomery County Council in Rockville, Maryland.
A Little More…
Education: BA in International Relations at Michigan State University
With PSC since: June 2018
PSC superpower: Going the distance
Favorite part of working at PSC: It’s a place where bright, creative minds can flourish in a multitude of fields
Why Michigan? Can’t beat Michigan summers, even if they only last for a few weeks!