Teresa Benevento has worked in the public sector since 1989, leading various projects, people, and teams. She began her professional career in the Army National Guard, where she spent more than 20 years in a variety of diverse leadership roles, leading teams ranging in size from 5-175 people. Upon retirement from the military in 2009, Teresa joined U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, where she currently works as a human resource manager.
Teresa is an alumna of the Marlboro College Graduate School (MSM: Mission-Driven Organizations), and holds an Executive Certificate in Leadership Excellence from the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business. She enjoys cycling, hiking, hot yoga, and good coffee. She believes in maintaining a balance between body, mind, and spirit and investing time and energy into creating a positive environment for her family, home, and community.
Teresa’s Vision Statement: “I am a commitment to inspiring others…in being grounded in their personal power, cultivating their self-worth, and following their hearts.”