Ginger Zielinskie, President & CEO of Benefits Data Trust, leads a diverse and dedicated team committed to transforming how people in need access public benefits and services. Committed to cross-sector collaboration, Ginger works with states, cities, the private sector and community based organizations to understand the true outcomes achieved when people are able to meet their basic needs. Fueled by opportunities to better serve low-income families on their pathway to economic stability, financial independence and better health, Ginger works to liberate & leverage social services data to make sure that the right people get the right benefits at the right time. Ginger is proud to lead an organization that provides a space where people want to work, empowers individuals and teams, and remains fiercely committed to solving tough problems. Ginger received her MBA in Social Policy and Management from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
Ginger is a finalist for the 2017 American Express Leadership Award.