Ben Goodman

National Director, Mission: Readiness & Champions for America's Future

Ben Goodman serves as National Director of Mission: Readiness, leading the team that works with over 700 retired admirals and generals who advocate for evidence-based solutions that help children grow up to be healthy, productive citizens.

In addition, Ben leads Champions for America’s Future, an organization of hundreds of prominent athletes and coaches who work to advance policy solutions that level the playing field to help kids compete successfully in life. He also serves as the lead staffer for our Senior Policy Council.

Ben joined Council for a Strong America in 2015 from Capitol Hill, where he spent four years as the lead health and veterans policy advisor to Congressman Mike Michaud of Maine. Ben graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine with a B.A. in Political Science.

By Ben Goodman