Transitional Independent Living


Ben Almog, B.A.

Financial Coordinator/Educator

Ben Almog is the Financial Coordinator as well as Financial Educator at New Directions for Young Adults. Mr. Almog’s responsibilities include helping students manage their budgets, teaching students money management techniques, and assisting students in structuring the routine payment of bills. Prior to Ben joining the New Directions team, Ben served in the Israeli Air Force (1980-1984.) After his tour of duty, he was accepted to The Hilton Culinary Program in Tel-Aviv, Israel from 1983-1985. Ben was also accepted into the world-renowned culinary school La Cordon Bleu, where he studied Hospitality and Culinary management, and eventually received his certification in 2008. Ben has prior experience working for the Miami Dolphins as Players Personnel Chef. He also founded his own catering company “Food for Thought Catering” in 2008. When Ben is not in the office, he spends his time creating exciting new recipes, meditating, and reading, as well as spending time with family and friends.
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