Benjamin Tsai is Director of The Worker Ownership Initiative (WOI) at Nexus Community Partners. He consults on business succession planning, and helps owners explore the benefits of selling to employees. This work keeps legacy businesses rooted locally, and broadens access to regenerative economic opportunities for community members. Benjamin comes to Nexus with 18 years of experience in the cooperative sector. He co-founded The Hub Bike Co-op in 2002 and served there as CEO and Development Coordinator until 2018. Since then he has consulted for a variety of Minnesota businesses, co-ops and nonprofits. He is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA), and Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR).