An innovative entrepreneur with a diverse range of experiences, Washington, D.C., businessman Benjamin C. Dalley utilizes his skills in management and real estate development to grow a number of thriving organizations, including Bike to the Beach for Autism, a highly successful nonprofit. Benjamin Dalley founded Bike to the Beach for Autism in 2007. Since that time, the organization has steadily grown, becoming a major fundraiser that attracts 300 cyclists per year. As the Operations and Development Director, Mr. Dalley applies his business skills to improve efficiency and increase fundraising dollars through development of new opportunities and partnerships. Mr. Dalley implements a variety of strategies to promote the organization, including website design and social media marketing.
Ben Dalley is also credited with the founding, development, and marketing of a Washington, D.C., restaurant group. He guided two restaurants from budget and design to completion, and they currently have 80 employees and annual sales of more than $3.2 million. Additionally, Benjamin Dalley is founder and managing partner of Xebec Enterprises, Inc., a firm focused on business and real estate consulting.
A results-oriented leader, Benjamin Dalley served as project manager for a New Communities Initiative sponsored by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development in Washington, D.C. In a similar capacity, he acted as project manager for a large real estate development project sponsored by Washington's National Capital Revitalization Corporation.
Benjamin Dalley holds a Master of Arts in Public and Private Sector Organization from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Previously, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Sociology with honors, also from Brown. As a class co-president and student leader, Mr. Dalley was instrumental in heading the campaign to raise funds for the University, and its student participation level tied the school's previous record.