2020 Community Finance Fellow
He previously worked as a marketing campaign specialist supporting real estate agents in the development and implementation of successful marketing campaigns. Furthermore, Benson also has an extensive background in human services where he worked with various nonprofit and public sector organizations including Alliance for African Assistance and Public Consulting Group, Inc. supporting New Americans and economically challenged populations in San Diego County to overcome barriers to employment and achieve self-sufficiency.
He has taken active leadership roles in his community church by leading a cause-based group that engages specific issues in the local community through advocacy, awareness, and support.
Benson attended Colorado State University-Global Campus, where he earned his undergraduate degree in business management with a specialization in small business and entrepreneurship. His long-term career aspiration is to become a business consultant supporting small businesses and social innovators developing impactful businesses in their communities.