Bennie is orchestrating the launch and establishment of Healthy Gen Media, a division of the foundation focused on content which informs, educates, inspires and unites people to take effective actions toward health equity. His background in both big brand and start-up product marketing has included more than 120 product launches leading and executing go-to-market strategy to deployment. The majority of Bennie’s projects over the last 10 years have been associated with content development, adult learning, and customer/constituent acquisition & engagement for such brands as Apple, Best Buy, Bose, Microsoft, Premera, Target, Welltok, and several smaller organizations.
Bennie and his fiancé, Julie, are recent empty-nesters living in Seattle, Washington, where they are part of the city’s first urban cohousing community, Capitol Hill Urban Cohousing. There, Bennie is project lead for the community’s rooftop urban farm which partners with neighborhood schools and businesses around hyper-local food sourcing. His passions, beyond food, are being active outdoors in the great Pacific Northwest, concert going, and sports fanaticism (Seahawks, Sounders & Dodgers).