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Ben Gerig

Director of Workforce Pathways

Ben is the Director of Workforce Pathways at Colorado Succeeds, where he utilizes deep expertise in employer and educator engagement to create more equitable education-to-employment pathways for learners and workers across Colorado. He has been integral in leading strategic projects that support these pathways, including K12 Pathways to Employment, One Million Credentials of Value for Coloradans, and the Education to Employment Alliance.

Prior to Colorado Succeeds, Ben supported thousands of high school Concurrent Enrollment students at Arapahoe Community College, worked as a Student Success Advisor for the Harvard Business Analytics Program, and served as a Marketing Specialist at the University of Denver. Ben holds a bachelor’s in communication and a master’s in journalism from the University of Colorado.

Community Involvement

Ben has served in leadership roles with So All May Eat Café and First Mennonite Church of Denver. He is also a certified Meditation Instructor.

Why Ben Loves Colorado

Ben loves living in Colorado for the visceral beauty, including Englewood bike rides, Collegiate Peaks backpacking, Monarch Pass skiing, and rooftop camping in the San Isabel National Forest with wife Jill, son Jude, and cattle dog Fletcher!

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