Executive Vice President
Benny was born in Chicago and has spent most his life in the Chicago area. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and spent time working in Washington D.C. for Congressman Brad Schneider. Upon realizing that Chicago is the best city in the world, he returned home and currently works for Bar 9 Ventures, an investment firm, and is also pursuing his MBA at the University Of Chicago Booth School Of Business. Ben is passionate about Judaism and the Jewish community. He hopes to help carry on the tradition of the Jewish community's responsibility for every Jew and for anyone in need. Both of Ben's parents were YLD Board Members and instilled in him the importance of tzedakah and Jewish Communal life. Ben is a member of Anshe Sholom B'nai Israel Synagogue in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago.