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Ben Polk, CPA

Chief Financial Officer, Associations International (AI)

ben.polk@theaiedge.com

Bio

Ben brings more than 20 years of financial management experience and expertise to AI with 18 of those years in association management. In the CFO role, Ben directs all financial aspects of the business including accounting practices, budgeting, financial planning, interfacing with the financial community, financial analysis, acquisitions and ventures, and monitoring of financial performance. Ben graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BS in Accounting and then returned to earn his MBA with an emphasis on Corporate Finance. Ben earned his Certified Public Accountant designation in 2000.

Knowing your business
is our business.

Category: Press Release

Author: Jenny Ditto

Soledad O’Brien to Keynote Gracies Leadership Awards, presented by Alliance for Women in Media

Valerie K. Blackburn to receive AWM Legacy Leadership Award at event (September 19, 2022, New York) The Alliance for Women in...

Category: Press Release

Author: Jenny Ditto

M-PACT Tradeshow Receives Prestigious Trade Show Executive Gold 100 Award

(LEXINGTON, KY.  August 31, 2022) M-PACT, the Midwest Fuel and Convenience Tradeshow, has been named to the Gold 100 Award...

Category: Press Release

Author: Jenny Ditto

New ISPA Research Measures Consumers’ Spa-Going Habits and Approaches to Self-Care

(LEXINGTON, KY.  May 24, 2022) The International SPA Association (ISPA) Foundation has released the volume XI of its Consumer Snapshot...

Category: Press Release

Author: Jenny Ditto

ISPA Launches New Website and Career Center

(LEXINGTON, KY. August 5, 2022) The International SPA Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce the launch of a new website...

Category: Press Release

Author: Jenny Ditto

AVCA Executive Director Inducted to Michigan State Athletics 2022 Hall of Fame Class

(LEXINGTON, KY.  July 12, 2022) Volleyball/Women’s Basketball (1975-78) A product of the Title IX era, it’s fitting that former Spartan...

Category: Press Release

Author: Jenny Ditto

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Announces ESPN’s Hannah Storm as Host for 47th Annual Gracies Luncheon

(New York, New York.  June 16, 2022) The leadership of the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announces that...

Category: Article

Author: Jenny Ditto

Aviation Insurance Association Presents Frank S. Kimmel III the Prestigious Pinnacle Award

(LEXINGTON, KY.  May 4, 2022) The Aviation Insurance Association (AIA) is pleased to announce longtime member and past president Frank...

Category: Press Release

Author: Jenny Ditto

Spa Industry Revenues Rebound from 2020 Lows

(LEXINGTON, KY. May 3, 2022) The International SPA Association (ISPA) released the findings of the 2022 ISPA U.S. Spa Industry...

Category: Press Release

Author: Jenny Ditto

Associations International Named Among Kentucky’s Best Places to Work for Tenth Year

(LEXINGTON, KY.  March 3, 2022) For the 10th year in a row, Associations International (AI) has been named one of...