Ruben
Burenstein

Benefits Outreach Specialist

BDT employee

Why Benefits Data Trust?

"Being able to provide help to community members in an efficient manner."

Passionate about:

I am passionate about most things Philadelphia. From the community I live in (Roxborough) all the way downtown to the cheesesteak/soft pretzel carts in Center City

Best advice ever received:

Montreal is a wonderful city and I’d regret not going to university there

Can’t go a day without…:

Spending time with my pets (2 cats and 1 dog) even though I’m highly allergic to both

Volunteer work:

LIFT Philadelphia, helping people without the resources update their resumes and apply for jobs, and sometimes public benefits

One accomplishment you are most proud of:

Graduating University in another country

If I had chosen another career, I would have been…

A High School Spanish teacher

Your guilty pleasure:

All things Fergie, from The Black-Eyed Peas to Fergalicious

One item on your bucket list:

Travel to Hawaii

Hidden Talent most people don’t know about:

I can recite Pi to 50 decimal places