Director, Partnerships & Innovation
Arbor Day Foundation
Ben Wilinsky is the Director of Partnerships and Innovation at the Arbor Day Foundation. He is charged with collaborating with the world's preeminent brands to co-develop environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility efforts aligned to its mission of "inspiring people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees." As a subject matter expert for the Foundation, Ben supports many of the largest market and non-market-based investments in both cities and natural forest settings. As its innovation leader, he evaluates and pursues fresh and forward-looking opportunities to bring the mission to market for current and future partners. Ben is a graduate of the University of Kansas, and serves on the Steering Committee for the California Water Action Collaborative.