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Ben Goldfarb is the Director of Innovation at  The Management Center (TMC). Previously Ben served as the Executive Director of Wellstone Action, the nation's leading capacity-building center for progressive organizers, advocates, candidates, and campaigners. A seasoned community and political organizer, Ben has provided training and technical assistance to more than 2,500 progressive movement leaders and dozens of leading social justice organizations. In 2012, he served as Senior Advisor to the Minnesotans United for All Families campaign, the first ever successful campaign to defeat a state constitutional amendment limiting the freedom to marry. Ben was Senior Advisor to Al Franken's 2008 U.S. Senate campaign and was Campaign Manager for U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar's successful 2006 campaign. From 1998-2003, he was an organizer with a number of progressive movement organizations and campaigns before serving as Executive Director of Progressive Minnesota (now TakeAction Minnesota) from 2003-2005. Ben is the proud partner of an amazing teacher and father of a daughter and twin boys.