National Wilderness Conference Keynote Speaker: Ben Alexander, Headwaters Economics

Ben Alexander is the Associate Director of Headwaters Economics, an independent, nonprofit research group with a mission to improve community development and land management decisions in the West. Ben has extensive experience working with land management agencies, county commissioners, rural development specialists, and ranchers in the West. He has published in the areas of ranch economics, collaborative land management, and community development. Ben holds a B.A. from Tufts University, and an M.A. and M.Phil. from Yale University.