Benjamin Surmi Keynote Speaker

Benjamin Surmi

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Benjamin Surmi

Social Gerontologist, MSG
Director of Education and Culture, Koelsch Communities

Empowering people to thrive – no matter what disability or cognitive disorder they may live with – is the focus of Benjamin’s work as a social gerontologist. Caregiver, activity director, lifelong learning center director, and home repair coordinator were each roles that shaped his understanding of the unique needs of seniors. Currently, he guides the person-centered training for over 2,000 employees in 8 states, drives Koelsch Innovation Lab, and coaches 70+ wellness directors and 41+ Executive Directors who support over 1,500 seniors. His passion is imagining the impossible and building alliances that make it possible.