Ben Wilentz is a Director in BSG’s New York office, where he works with political, non-profit, and corporate clients to design and execute research strategies that help them identify, engage, and activate their target audiences.
At BSG, Ben has specialized in helping political advocacy groups pass ballot measures to raise the minimum wage, expand Medicaid coverage, and ban predatory lending practices in both deep red and purple states across the country. He has also worked extensively with organizations like the ACLU, Arnold Ventures, and FWD.us to develop messaging approaches that build support for criminal justice reform with voters across the political spectrum. During the 2020 election cycle, he played a key role in BSG’s polling efforts for the DCCC.
Ben graduated from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, with a B.A. in political science and French. In his free time, he enjoys gravel cycling, trying new vegan recipes, and long walks around New York City.