Excel inside an innovation-fueled atmosphere.

Join our team to experience our momentum from the inside.

Working with Ben literally means working to change the world, by collaboratively supporting the pulse of innovation in our region’s technology ecosystem. If you’re looking for purpose and are passionate about driving change, you will find no shortage of fulfillment here. The excitement of burgeoning industries and ideas threads through every moment here, and we invite you to contribute your talents and experience the momentum first-hand as a member of the Ben Franklin team.

Our Values



We believe in equitable economic development. We will purposely advance initiatives that deepen our social impact in our region and that sustain our mission.



We value, appreciate and show respect for our colleagues and our entrepreneurs, and their talents and contributions. We encourage initiative, diversity, equity, inclusivity, joy and creativity.



We believe in “giving back”. We will humbly serve each other, our entrepreneurs and our region, and we will constantly seek new ways to better serve. As part of our service, we will show gratitude, employ empathy, and celebrate success.



We will share our information, ideas, suggestions and concerns with our colleagues, and we will listen to our colleagues’ needs. Demonstrating high emotional intelligence, we will treat each other with fairness, honesty, accountability, transparency, integrity and civility.


We Are the Change:

We understand that Ben’s continued success depends on our actions. We will challenge the status quo, check our assumptions, and “ask why”. We will maintain an atmosphere where we and our colleagues will be unafraid to explore new initiatives, knowing that some initiatives may fail. We will approach our work enthusiastically, and with fun.

Our Commitment to DEI – We live it, its in our DNA!

Ben Franklin maintains an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated, and promoted based on their contributions to our mission, free from discrimination, prejudice, and bias. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and our investment practices. Our collective strength is rooted in our values, where we support and honor our mission, appreciate and humbly serve our community and each other, demonstrate collaboration, and commit that “We Are the Change.”

Current Openings

Controller and Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Full Time

Deadline: Open until filled. Please submit a cover letter and resume.

Working in our Finance Department, the Controller and Director, Financial Planning and Analysis is responsible for assuring timely and accurate internal and external financial reporting. The position directs management of all accounting functions, including general ledger activities, payables, receivables, valuations, and debt and general ledger activities, and manages the financial closing process. Additionally, the position leads financial planning and analysis, including on-going management reporting.


Accounting Analyst

Full Time

Deadline: Open until filled. Please submit a cover letter and resume.

Working in our Finance Department, the Accounting Analyst will be responsible for accounting, analysis, compliance, reporting, and administrative support associated with grants and other revenues under the guidance of the Director of Grant Administration and Assistant Controller. Responsibilities include analysis of budgets and expenditures, tracking and monitoring compliance programs, supporting development of proposals and presentations, and preparing financial reports.  The Accounting Analyst will also support accounting operational functions and assist with monthly and quarterly closing transactions, reporting and analysis.


Manager, Portfolio Administration

Full Time

Deadline: Open until filled

Working in our Finance Department, the Manager, Portfolio Administration will support the Director, Portfolio Administration with the management and monitoring of Ben Franklin’s investment portfolio compliance and reporting.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience in portfolio administration to gain exposure to administration of early-stage private equity/venture capital investments.