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BENS Member, Paul Madera

BENS member Paul Madera will be a guest speaker at the Military Veteran Startup Conference (MVS). This premier event brings together military veteran founders, VCs, institutional LPs, and operators. MVS24 will be held…

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BENS Member, John Hurley

The Middle East Institute (MEI) has announced that BENS Board member John Hurley has been appointed to its Board of Governors.

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BENS Member, Adam Leslie

Adam Leslie, a member of BENS, has been named as the Director at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) in Washington, D.C., where his focus will be on the vital…

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BENS Member, PJ Bain

PJ Bain, CEO of PrimeRevenue and member of BENS, has been recognized in the 2023 Georgia 500. This list highlights individuals contributing to economic development and local investments throughout the…

Appointed by Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas - March 2022

The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) leverages the experience, expertise, and national and global connections of the HSAC membership to provide the Secretary real-time, real-world, and independent advice to support decision-making across the spectrum of homeland security operations.

BENS Member, Michael Masters

BENS member Michael Masters, National Director & CEO of Secure Community Network (SCN) interviewed with NBC Chicago to discuss how SCN is addressing increasing threats targeting Jewish communities.

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BENS Member, George Knost

Arkel International, where BENS member George Knost is Owner and President, oversaw the acquisition of San Juan Construction’s business line in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

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BENS Member, Jim Gurr

BENS member Jim Gurr, Chairman and CEO of American Battery Factory (ABF), broke ground on the largest US lithium iron phosphate cell gigafactory in Tucson, Arizona.

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BENS Member, Jennifer Pritzker

TAWANI Enterprises is pleased to announce its president and CEO, Col. Jennifer Pritzker, was named the 2023 Elizabeth Dole Foundation’s Caregiver Ally award recipient during the foundation’s annual Heroes &…

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BENS DC member Kenny Cushing

On Tuesday, October 10th, DC member Kenny Cushing, CEO, Netcentrics, participated in a AUSA panel focused on exploring the civilian skills necessary for the future fight hosted by Lt.Gen. Jody Daniels,…

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BENS Member, Bryan Stern

Project DYNAMO is assisting Americans, their families and other allies under the organization’s Operation: Promised Land as the war in Israel continues. The organization’s Founder and CEO is BENS Member Bryan Stern.