Partnerships Manager

As the Partnerships Manager, Bentley focuses on strengthening relationships with community and business leaders in order to build a strong bench of conservation champions that are ready to act to protect Michigan’s land, air, and water.

Before joining the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Bentley served on the legislative staff for U.S. Senator Gary Peters, specializing in issues related to energy, agriculture, transportation, and the environment. Prior to his time in the Senate, Bentley worked in Washington, D.C. for the National Wildlife Federation in a number of different roles related to policy and advocacy.

Bentley graduated from the University of Michigan, majoring in Sociology and minoring in Program in the Environment. He and his wife love raising their son in their original hometown of Ann Arbor, with parents nearby.

Favorite Place in Michigan: Nordhouse Dunes in the Huron-Manistee National Forest

You can reach Bentley at bentley@michiganlcv.org.