A long-time resident of the Upper Midwest, Ben has taught English abroad, worked in publishing and nonprofits, honed specialized marketing skills at top notch agencies, run a solo consultancy, and started up a Milwaukee-based firm focused solely on Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Ben earned a B.A. in English Literature from Grinnell College, during which time he studied Latin American Literature in Santiago, Chile. He serves on the board of his church as well as Fund Milwaukee, a platform connecting local investors with local multiple bottom line businesses. Over the years, Ben has cultivated a deep knowledge of how nonprofits and for-profit social enterprises can create visibility with their target audiences in search engine results pages. His consultancy focuses on strategic marketing planning, email marketing, SEO and other digital marketing channels.