Management TeamBenjamin Jagoe is a member of the executive management team, and provides strategic leadership in promoting the Foundation’s mission in building stronger partnerships with organizations equally committed to helping those affected by cancer.
Ben is currently Vice President at Huizenga Capital Management, an investment firm that invests and manages assets on behalf of the Huizenga family. In 2006, Ben joined Huizenga Capital Management and is now centrally involved in the sourcing, identification, negotiation, structuring and monitoring of hedge fund manager investments, direct private and public equities, and debt and equity derivative securities.
Prior to Huizenga Capital Management, he served as Senior Director at KPMG for five years in the Transaction Advisory Services practice — consulting with private equity clients on acquisition and divestiture matters. Prior to KPMG, Ben was a managing consultant with Arthur Andersen’s Transaction Advisory Group.
A native Wisconsinite, Ben currently resides in Chicago. He is an active basketball player and engaged member of the Chicago philanthropic community through his service on the Board of Advisors at Catholic Charities Chicago. Ben has lost a grandmother to cancer and an uncle to pancreatic cancer.
He graduated with a bachelor’s in Accounting and International Business from Marquette University, and obtained his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.