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Event Recaps – March 26, 2023

March 26, 2023

A select BENS Member delegation traveled to Norfolk, Virginia as guests of US Navy’s Fleet Forces Command. Our Members visited a variety of shipyards and drydocks and attended a series…

BENS Member Mark Shenkman

March 26, 2023

BENS Member Mark Shenkman, Founder and President of Shenkman Capital Management was honored with the Museum of American Finance’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding career in the investment industry.

Event Recaps – March 19, 2023

March 19, 2023

BENS NY Metro welcomed former Colombian Ambassador to the United States, Juan Carlos Pinzon, this week to discuss the important partnership between the United States and Colombia. Members focused on…

BENS Member Raj Shah

March 19, 2023

Shield Capital, a venture firm that invests in defense and space startups where BENS member Raj Shah is Managing Partner, announced that retired U.S. Air Force general David Goldfein has joined its…

BENS Member

March 12, 2023

BENS Welcomes New Member:Stephanie Chung, Founding Chief Growth Officer and Current Global Brand Ambassador, Wheels Up

Event Recaps – March 12, 2023

March 12, 2023

Committee on Foreign Affairs Hearing: Expanding the Abraham Accords This week BENS President & CEO General Joseph L. Votel, USA (Ret.) testified on Capitol Hill before the House Foreign Affairs…

Event Recaps – March 05, 2023

March 5, 2023

BENS Delegation Visit to Southwest Border This week, General Votel, USA (Ret.) led a BENS delegation to El Paso, Texas to meet with three key components of the CBP border…

BENS Member Alex Ladage

March 5, 2023

BENS member Alex Ladage, formerly of UBS Wealth Management USA, and his five-person team have been hired by Rockefeller Capital Management to open the firm’s first private advisor team to headquartered…

Event Recaps – February 26, 2023

February 26, 2023

Washington D.C. Metro Members Breakfast Discussion BENS Members in Washington, D.C. gathered for a discussion between Sam Meek, Co-Founder and CEO, Sandboxx, and Tim Barrett, Assistant Director of National Intelligence…