Ben Hart

Special Projects & Analytics Manager

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Ben is the Special Projects and Analytics Manager at Next Street where he applies his background in operational strategy and finance to support and implement Next Street’s systems, analytics, and strategic projects. Ben is passionate about the benefits of empowering small businesses, and he is excited about the work Next Street is doing to further that mission.

Prior to joining Next Street, Ben worked at KickUp, an education technology startup based in Philadelphia, PA. Ben managed KickUp’s sales development strategy, provided analytics to optimize conversion metrics, and organized their customer relationship management system. Before KickUp, he worked as a financial consultant at Chatham Financial and interned at B Lab, the nonprofit behind the B Corp movement.

Ben graduated from Haverford College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematical economics and wrote his senior thesis on post-secondary income inequality.

On working at Next Street

“I joined Next Street because the firm is uniquely positioned to help under-served communities and their small businesses.”

Outside of Next Street

When Ben is not at work, he’s either outdoors (hiking, skiing, walking, playing sports) or reading as much as he can in the worlds of fiction, economics, and social justice.

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