Ben Painter is an Associate on the Investor Relations team, where he works to engage with our network of philanthropic investors.
He is a recent graduate of Bowdoin College, where he studied Government and Legal Studies and Visual Arts. During his time at Bowdoin, Ben focused on increasing the availability of mental health services and resources to Bowdoin students. He founded Bowdoin’s meditation club and partnered with a top-selling meditation app, 10% Happier, to provide top quality meditation teaching to all Bowdoin students.
Ben’s prior work experiences have focused on fundraising, programming, and marketing of non-profits both domestically and internationally. In one prior role, Ben spent a summer backpacking in Nepal, documenting an ongoing post-earthquake trail reconstruction project for People in Need, A Czech Republic based NGO.
In addition to his role at New Profit, Ben serves on the advisory committee for the Mindfulness Director Initiative, which works to spread high-quality mindfulness programming in primary and secondary schools.