Benjamin Gray

Vice President & COO

Benjamin Gray drove organizational reforms and performance improvement initiatives at national security agencies for nearly 15 years, most recently as a member of the Senior Executive Service at the FBI and as Chief of Staff for the interagency Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell.

Before joining the FBI, Benjamin supported the missions of multiple national security agencies as an external management consultant. He has also served in operational, analytical, and policy development roles at DHS and other government agencies. Benjamin now serves as Vice President of the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation and is responsible for directing the Foundation’s day-to-day operations and ensuring progress against the Foundation’s strategic objectives.

Benjamin’s professional experience also includes roles in the nonprofit and private sectors. He established a 501(c)(3) dedicated to growing small businesses in developing countries and has held multiple leadership roles at Google and Twitter. In each capacity, Benjamin has focused on driving strategic initiatives that serve the public interest and he is passionate about pursuing work of moral content and meaning.

Benjamin earned two master’s degrees from Harvard University in business and public administration and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame.