Benjamin Lindquist

Executive Partner – Business Planning, School & Network Growth

Ben is the Co-Founder and Executive Partner for Arcadia Education. He previously served as the president of the Colorado League of Charter Schools in June 2018. Before joining the League, he spent 23 years working to improve public education nationally. Ten of those years were spent as a charter school manager starting public charter schools and serving high-poverty urban students. Ten of those years were spent as a grant-making manager with the Charter School Growth Fund, Walton Family Foundation, and Kern Family Foundation. From 1994 to 1997, Lindquist was a researcher and writer for The Education Industry Report where he evaluated entrepreneurial activity in all sectors of education from childcare through corporate training and development.

“An organization has to institutionalize its culture without bureaucratizing it.”

Patrick Lencioni