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Meet Ben Smith, Online Fund-raising Specialist

Majority Money is excited to welcome Ben Smith as our Online Fundraising Specialist. Based in Washington, D.C., Ben comes with an extensive digital fundraising background. He has worked for a variety of campaigns, nonprofit organizations, and digital firms, and now he’s eager to bring his experience to our team.

 

A Bit About Ben

Majority Money: Do you have a favorite blog?

Ben: My current favorite blog is SCOTUSBlog. During session, it’s the quickest way to find out how the Supreme Court ruled and why.

 

MM: What was your best moment on the campaign trail?

Ben: My best moment on the campaign trail was moving signs closer to the polling places the night before the 2008 elections as my dad ran for office. It was a family bonding experience.

 

MM: What’s the toughest lesson you learned?

Ben: If you want a friend in D.C., get a dog.

 

MM: What’s one app you can’t live without?

Ben: Twitter, because it’s where I gather news and info.


MM
: What are your favorite eats from your home state?

Ben: BBQ, both western and eastern North Carolina-style. Western is tomato-based, while eastern is vinegar. Also, Cookout, which is a great place for burgers.


MM
: What was the last book you read?

Ben: “Why Nations Fail” by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson.

 

MM: Where do you get your news?

Ben: From Twitter and many different sources. I follow most media outlets and read everything I can.


MM
: What time of day are you most productive?

Ben: 10:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., and then from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. I’m a night owl.

 

MM: Name one of your “weird” hobbies or habits.

Ben: I wouldn’t call it weird, but I am a history nerd. I do volunteer marketing for the board of a museum based in Alexandria, Virginia.

 

MM: Why Majority Money?

Ben: The clients and the atmosphere had a good reputation. Additionally, I was ready to move back into politics.

 

MM: What’s your favorite thing about where you live?

Ben: The action and drama. Like it or not, there is never a quiet feud or dull moment in Washington, D.C.


MM
: What’s on top of your bucket list?

Ben: Visiting Europe and the Midwest/Northwest.

 

MM: What would you most like to learn how to do?

Ben: Video animation and coding in several languages, like CSS, Python, etc. Also, I’d like to pick up Spanish again.

 

MM: What motivates you?

Ben: I want to succeed in making the best version of me possible, so what motivates me is my desire to improve myself.

 

MM: How many pets do you have? If you have more than one, which one is the most memorable?

Ben: I have owned dogs throughout my life. The most memorable one was our Border Collie. He was extremely kind, and even more intelligent.

Welcome to the Team, Ben!