Ben DunnAdministrative Assistant – With Surdna since December 1989

Ben Dunn is an Administrative Assistant at the Surdna Foundation. Prior to joining Surdna, Ben was employed in the entertainment industry as dancer/singer/actor, throughout America and Europe, working with such luminaries as Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross, Tina Turner, Nana Mouskouri, Madonna, Michael Jackson and many others. He moved to New York City in 1979, where show-business pursuits were later abandoned as primary employment and entered the world of finance, becoming a commodities trader for Credit Agricole, French banking giant, producing a weekly market review for the bank’s worldwide branch system.

Ben studied psychology and economics with a minor in dance at San Francisco State College and continues to pursue his artistic endeavors.

Fostering sustainable communities in the United States — communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures.