Since 2011, Ben Duda has led the national service alumni network AmeriCorps Alums – building corporate and higher-ed partnerships to advance a network of engaged citizens and civic leaders that ‘get things done’ for America. Ben had his own transformative experience in AmeriCorps serving in both the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) and as a teaching fellow at Citizen Schools, Boston. Ben was previously a Senior Program Manager with KaBOOM!, where he lead the growth of a major civic campaign that engaged cities and city leaders in the importance of play and physical activity. Ben holds a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a M.P.P. in Urban Policy from The Johns Hopkins University, is a proud native of Buffalo, NY, and resides with his family in Atlanta, GA.