When he’s not in search of the next great restaurant to share a meal with his family and friends, Jack Benson applies more than 25 years of experience to leading and advising companies, associations, and federal agencies on growth strategy, marketing and communications, and operational issues. At Reingold, he guides market research, strategy, social media outreach, web development, and digital marketing.
Before joining Reingold, Jack was a principal at Birdwood Capital, a venture capital consulting firm, lending his strategic marketing, and financial expertise to companies in emerging industries. Jack also served as the chief financial officer and chief information officer for Varsity Group, Inc., a leading provider of e-commerce solutions for educational institutions nationwide.
After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in New York, this wine enthusiast followed his palate to the rolling hills of central Virginia, where he earned an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. Jack is a member of the Google Public Sector Advisory Council and serves on the board of the Military Family Advisory Network and the executive committee of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, where he co-leads the public awareness and education task force. Raised in Silver Spring, Maryland, as a fan of the Bullets, Terrapins, and Washington Football Team, Jack loves to reminisce about the glory days of Wes Unseld, Len Bias, and the Hogs. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with his wife, Cecilia; daughter, Ella; and son, Owen.Back to Our People