Ben Brownson (he/his)

Ben has called Chicago home for over a decade, and brings a diverse background and expertise in leadership development, diversity, equity, and inclusion, theatre, social justice, education, cross-sector collaboration, and the intersectionality of the socioeconomic challenges facing Chicago. Ben recently joined the Morten Group team as a trainer for implicit bias and diversity, equity, and inclusion trainings.He holds his MA in Humanities from the University of Chicago, and served as Director of Programs for Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC), Chicago’s premiere civic leadership and engagement program. He also founded the award-winning Broken Nose Theatre, an arts organization dedicated to economic accessibility and amplifying underrepresented voices, where he served as Artistic Director until 2018, and remains active as a member of the ensemble and board.