Benjamin Aase


At CLA our people come to work each and every day with a clear-cut purpose: to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities. A member of our industry leadership team, I lead our nonprofit digital services. Our team of 900 nonprofit professionals serve over 10,000 nonprofits nationally through integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, digital, audit, and tax services to help them succeed professionally and personally.



BA, Economics, Colorado College MBA, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

In the community

Ben is a board director and investment committee member of the Cargill Foundation, a co-founder of Impact Hub MSP, a former Bush Fellows Selection Committee Member and a judge in the Meda Million Dollar Challenge, and a former review board member for the Impact Ventures division of the Minnesota Cup. Ben is also co-founder of the Minneapolis Professional Chapter of Net Impact. Ben was recently named a (Real) Power 50 by Minnesota Business Magazine.