Ben Reiss serves on the Chamber's sales team as Business Development Manager. He has more than 14 years’ experience in strategic partnerships, business development and monetization of opportunities. As Business Improvement District Manager for the Sunset Strip Business Improvement District and the West Hollywood Design District, Reiss successfully quadrupled the budget surplus. As an affiliate director on the board of the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, Reiss also worked on developing new policies affecting startups and small businesses, which led to the city’s launch of their Small Business Initiative. As Co-Chair of Next Beverly for the City of Beverly Hills, Ben served on the Liaison Committee of young leaders chartered by the Mayor and the City of Beverly Hills to engage residents between the ages of 25-45 through innovative initiatives that address their lifestyle, economic and civic needs, and to inspire them to make Beverly Hills a better place for all.