Ben Lewis is a Managing Director for Chatham’s Financial Institutions team leading our business development efforts in the Western U.S. Since joining Chatham, Ben has worked with depositories of all sizes helping them manage interest rate risk through the prudent use of hedging strategies. Prior to his work with financial institutions, Ben worked with private equity firms and REITs to hedge their interest rate and foreign currency risk.
Before joining Chatham, Ben served eight years in the U.S. Navy as a P-3C Orion Naval Flight Officer serving in both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Ben graduated with distinction from the United States Naval Academy with his bachelor’s degree in economics and is a CFA Charterholder. Ben has served on the Colorado regional board of HOPE International, a faith-based microfinance institution.