Jeff Furman serves as Chair of the Board of Directors at Ben & Jerry’s. Jeff helped write the first business plan for the original store at the gas station in Burlington, and has been involved in almost all aspects of the business since. He is a strong advocate for progressive values in business leadership, and has a deep connection to NGO groups dedicated to creating a more just world. Jeff founded Social Ventures, Inc., a non-profit focused on health, environment, race and class issues, and dozens of other social causes.