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The Barbara Bush Foundation Names Chairs for the 2023 National Celebration of Reading

April 9, 2023

The Honorable Mike Rogers and BENS Director Kristi Rogers will serve as Chairs for the 2023 National Celebration of Reading, to be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at the…

Secretary of Defense Announces New Director of the Defense Innovation Unit

April 9, 2023

The Department of Defense has announced BENS member Doug Beck, Vice President, Americas and Northeast Asia, Apple as the next Director of the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU).

Foreign Investment Watch Top Advisors 2023 List

April 9, 2023

In recognition of her work related to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), BENS member Olga Torres, Founder and Managing Member of Torres Trade Law, PLLC has…

BENS Member Ben Trowbridge Participating Baja 1000

April 9, 2023

The Baja 1000 is one of the world’s most prestigious off-road races.

Forbes: Best In-State Wealth Advisors List

April 9, 2023

Forbes has listed BENS members Ted Miller, UBS Wealth Management and John Embleton, Rockefeller Capitol Management as Best-In-State Wealth Advisors.

Event Recaps – April 09, 2023

April 9, 2023

BENS New York members recently engaged with Lt. Gen. David Bellon in an important conversation about Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Forces South contributions to the Commandant’s Force Design 2030.…

Event Recaps – April 02, 2023

April 2, 2023

On Thursday, March 30th, Brigadier General Tom Cosentino, U.S. Army (Ret.), BENS’ Chief Operating Officer, hosted a member discussion with Mr. Joe Bryan, Chief Sustainability Officer & Senior Advisor to the…

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.