Ben Miller is co-founder and CEO of Fundrise, a company that has raised over $50 million to democratize real estate investing. Mr. Miller is an innovator and champion for the everyday investor, focusing on the Fundrise mission to democratize access to real estate investing. With over 19 years of experience, Ben acquired, developed, and financed more than $500 million of property in his time as Managing Partner of WestMill Capital Partners and President of Western Development Corporation, a major mixed-use development company in Washington, D.C with more than 3 million square feet under management. Ben began his career as an analyst for Lubert-Adler, a private equity real estate fund. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, he currently sits on the board of the National Center for Children and Families.