New York, NY - May 21, 2017

- The Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine is proud to announce the hiring of Benjamin J. Kremer as our new Director of Finance.

Benjamin comes with an extensive background in finance, having held several finance roles within non-profits and corporate institutions. Benjamin has nearly a decade of finance and accounting experience with a special focus in financial analysis and reporting. He was recently the Finance Manager at the American Academy in Rome, in New York, where he was responsible for all finance and administration functions including strategic planning, performance reporting, and financial services. Benjamin earned a master’s degree in Finance from CUNY, Baruch Zicklin School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia. Kaseem Ladipo, Executive Director of FOCOS said Benjamin’s wealth of experience and finance knowledge has already made him a key addition to the FOCOS family.

We view this hire as critical to our commitment to building a first-class operation that can fulfill the mission and vision of FOCOS. Our need to expand our funder base to meet the increasing demand for our services led us to look for an addition to our team who will fit in with our ethos of innovation and exceptional service, and it is very fortunate that we were able to find someone of Benjamin’s caliber to fulfill this role. I’m confident that he will play a key role in providing high quality service to our many stakeholders.