Carol Mendez Benitezis GbD’ s Vice President of Operations who graduated Cum Laude from the New Jersey Institute of Technology Honors College with a degree in Chemical Engineering and a minor in Environmental Studies and Sustainability. She regularly oversees and coordinates the activities of GbD and subcontractor staff, organizes events, and manages project and executive scheduling on a day-to-day basis, requiring regular interaction directly with C-level executives as well as all levels of public and elected officials. Ms. Benitez is responsible for managing projects involving grant-writing and other services for public and private clients promoting clean energy, environmental restoration, and smart growth. Ms. Benitez is fluent in Spanish with unique experience in translating high-level technical documents, both from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English, for stakeholders and large clients. With a degree in Chemical Engineering, Ms. Benitez has strong mathematical, science and engineering knowledge allowing her to analyze, interpret and easily assimilate data for her clients and project stakeholders. She understands the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. In a world that is constantly changing, she knows the importance of lifelong learning and integrating multi-disciplinary solutions to find the best solution for her clients.