Communications and Marketing Manager
Benoit is the Communications and Marketing Manager for EMBARQ. He develops, coordinates, and manages all outreach activities that engage and encourage global stakeholders to support EMBARQ’s mission of improving the quality of life in cities. Benoit provides support to EMBARQ’s fundraising efforts and upholds the organization’s reputation by ensuring coordination and consistency in all EMBARQ communications. He also helps place EMBARQ experts in high-profile news media and events, and produces EMBARQ's marketing materials, such as annual reports, brochures, and presentations. Benoit coordinates day-to-day communications through the EMBARQ.org website, newsletters, social media, and EMBARQ’s blog, TheCityFix.com.
Benoit came to EMBARQ from the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) where he was Director of Communications, promoting sustainable mobility through electrification and advocating for electric vehicle makers and suppliers in the Americas. He previously worked in strategic communications for major global companies in the transportation and automotive sectors, such as Renault-Nissan, Peugeot-Citroen and Safran in the Americas and Europe.
Benoit holds an MBA from La Sorbonne University in Paris and a Masters of Science in Finance and Financial Engineering from Bordeaux Business School. In 2008 Benoit was selected by the French Agency for International Development as a young professional for the Volunteer for International Experience program in Washington, DC. Benoit also studied negotiation at Harvard Law School.
Benoit lives in Washington, DC. He enjoys biking, yoga, and photography.