Benjamin Branch serves as Executive Director of the Congressional Black Caucus PAC where he is responsible for developing and implementing the PAC’s fundraising strategy and overseeing daily operations.
He previously served as Legislative Director/Senior Policy Advisor for Congressman Gregory Meeks from New York for 6 years. In this role, he served as the principle advisor on legislative and policy initiatives for the Congressman and supervised the office’s legislative staff. He was responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of issues including telecommunications, transportation, appropriations and energy. He was also responsible for administering and coordinating fundraising activities for the Congressman’s campaign committee and Build America PAC.
Previously, he held positions as Manager of Government Affairs at the Telecommunications Industry Association and as Deputy Legislative Director for former Congressman and CBC PAC Chairman Albert Wynn from Maryland. A native Virginian, he graduated from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA with a degree in Political Science and began his career in politics working for former U.S. Senator Charles Robb from VA.