Ben NelsonBen Nelson

Managing Consultant

Ben Nelson is a natural problem solver. He has spent his career working for multiple federal government agencies and Fortune 100 companies and has personally seen how technology impacts our lives at the highest levels. He supported the United States Marine Corps during Operation Enduring Freedom, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) during Hurricane Katrina, and led and contributed to the successful delivery of multi-million-dollar projects that touched countless consumers.

Today, Ben still finds solutions for wonderfully complex, technical business challenges—but he also does so much more. Ben is an active mentor and leader with an innate passion for helping others grow and improve. As a member of SingleStone Consulting’s Diversity Council, he leads the company’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion recruiting and hiring efforts, and is elevating the firm’s DEI efforts across the board.

In addition to his many contributions at SingleStone, Ben is an active member of the Richmond community. He’s passionate about making technology more approachable and making banking more equitable by helping those who are underbanked or unbanked. Ben advocates for companies like DailyPay that create on-demand payroll systems that give employees financial peace of mind. His recent talk on the subject led SingleStone to changing its payroll schedule.

More importantly, he’s a family man, coach, musician (trombone, drums, and Drum Major for the Virginia Tech Marching Virginians), poet, a Georgia native, and lover of coffee.

Takes part in

May, 25 2:00 PM CEST

Fostering Empathy at a Workplace to Boost Employee Engagement and Strengthen Connection

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to provide a space to understand one another in times of disagreement and discover creative ways, on a limited budget, to boost engagement and build happier teams. You’ll leave with a clear understanding of why vulnerability and boldness are essential to fostering a culture of empathy—and a few ideas to spark change in your organization.

Are you authentically curious about your teammates?

Have you expanded your diversity checklist beyond race and gender?

Do your teammates bring their “whole selves” to work?

Ben Nelson Managing Consultant