As Managing Director of Arctaris, Ben focuses on fund structuring, investment evaluation, and investor development, leveraging his more than 25 years of financial services experience, in senior investment roles both domestically and internationally. He previously served as President of Prospero Capital Management, an investment adviser based in Chicago. Prior to Arctaris, Ben served as CEO of Imerman Angels, the world’s largest support network for cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers. He previously worked as a partner and portfolio manager at Omega Advisors in New York and covered the US portfolio for the global fund products of Orbis Investment Management in London and Bermuda. He has a strong background in evaluating management teams, financials, and strategies for developing products.
Ben graduated from Harvard Business School with high distinction as a Baker Scholar (top 5% of class), Harvard Law School as part of the JD/MBA program, and magna cum laude from Princeton majoring in Economics. He received the John Loeb Award (awarded to the top four students in finance) and Sheridan Logan Fellowship (awarded to one Baker Scholar) at Harvard Business School.
Ben’s philanthropic interests include Lurie Cancer Center, Board 39, Mott Children’s Hospital, Above and Beyond, H Foundation, PAWS Chicago, Mercy for Animals, and Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs (HAE).