Benjamin Josephson

Senior Vice President

Ben Josephson is a senior vice president in the government relations practice at O’Neill and Associates.  In this capacity, Mr. Josephson advises clients on federal, state and local legislative and regulatory processes. Mr. Josephson also consults with candidates for elective office on fundraising strategy and implementation.

His clients have included Mohegan Sun, United Technologies/NORESCO, Fuel Cell Energy, New England Gas Workers Association, McKesson, and Court Appointed Special Advocates.

Mr. Josephson brings several years of experience in national political fundraising and advance to his work. Prior to joining, and during his time at O’Neill and Associates, Mr. Josephson served in several capacities for Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman of Connecticut.  Mr. Josephson served on Senator Lieberman’s 2000 Senate re-election campaign and was active on the fundraising and advance teams for the 2000 Gore-Lieberman campaign, in conjunction with Senator Lieberman’s selection as the Democratic Vice Presidential nominee.  Mr. Josephson also consulted on Senator Lieberman’s 2004 Presidential and 2006 Senate re-election campaigns. Mr. Josephson continues to remain actively involved in Connecticut politics, supporting Governor Dan Malloy and other elected officials through his current work for the Connecticut Democratic Party.

Mr. Josephson previously served on the fundraising staff of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Washington, D.C.

An avid cyclist, Mr. Josephson is a fifteen-time participant in the Pan-Mass Challenge which raises funds for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Mr. Josephson is also on the board of the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance. Mr. Josephson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Rochester.

You can reach Mr. Josephson at 617-646-1053.