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Ben Klein

Ben Klein has more than a decade of experience working on Capitol Hill and in the nonprofit sector.

Prior to joining HP+P, Klein was Senator Byron Dorgan’s (D-ND) legislative director.  He helped the Senator develop and manage his legislative agenda and achieve victories on a range of issues, including education, health care and energy.  Before taking over as legislative director, Klein served as Senator Dorgan’s legislative assistant for education and health issues.

Klein also has an extensive background in coalition building.  Before coming to the Senate, Klein was a senior lobbyist for the American Cancer Society.  He managed a coalition of more than 45 organizations that successfully lobbied for increased funding for cancer research and programs.  Klein also served as a lobbyist for the American Heart Association, where he helped draft the first comprehensive bill to improve stroke treatment and prevention.

Education

BA, George Washington University
Masters in Public Health, George Washington University

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