Ben Doyle

Chief Programs Officer

Ben Doyle brings over 15 years’ experience developing and executing program strategies with a focus on early childhood education, youth and family programming, and workforce development. He has long served the Bay Area community through his work as Chief Program Officer at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco and Jewish Vocational Services, Bay Area.

At Children’s Council, Ben supports our program teams who work with 4,000+ families annually to find quality child care and many other services; increase the capacity of our city’s 1,000+ licensed child care providers — specifically our city’s Family Child Care Homes; and support new and advancing educators to achieve educational, advocacy and employment goals through innovative and empowering programs in San Francisco and beyond. The Children’s Council vision of a San Francisco where every child is able to reach their full potential and thrive comes to life in every aspect of this work.

Ben holds an M.A. in Communications Disorders. He began his career as a speech therapist working in preschool, medical and rehabilitative settings. Originally from the Philadelphia area, he has lived in the Bay Area for more than 25 years. He is married with three college-aged children and a couple of cats. Most weekends you’ll find them hiking in the East Bay Hills.