Ben Josephson is a vice president in the government relations practice at O’Neill and Associates. In this capacity, Mr. Josephson advises clients on federal and local legislative and regulatory processes. In addition, he has several years of experience in national political fundraising and advance.
Prior to joining O’Neill and Associates, Mr. Josephson was the deputy finance director for Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman of Connecticut. In addition to his work for Senator Lieberman’s 2000 Senate re-election campaign, Mr. Josephson was active on the fundraising and advance teams for the Gore-Lieberman campaign, in conjunction with Senator Lieberman’s selection as the Democratic vice presidential nominee. Mr. Josephson also served as Connecticut Finance Director for Senator Lieberman’s 2004 Presidential campaign and 2006 Senate re-election campaign.
From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Josephson served as director of a donor program at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Washington, D.C. where he brought industry representatives together with elected officials for fundraising events, policy briefings and retreats. Mr. Josephson also served previously as an intern in Sen. Thomas A. Daschle’s Democratic Leadership office.
Mr. Josephson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Rochester.