2016 #MasonCOMM Alum Megan Benitez

by Megan Benitez

2016 #MasonCOMM Alum Megan Benitez

Megan Benitez is a Northern Virginia native, who graduated from George Mason University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication. She was a member of Mason’s Division I Soccer program and participated in a study abroad program in Milan, Italy, with the Communication Department in 2015.

After graduation, she accepted a position with Northwestern Mutual and today serves as the Development Officer. In this role, Benitez is responsible for creating and executing the firm’s training and development systems to ultimately improve the overall productivity and growth of their five regional offices. 

She is also a member of the National Women’s Leadership program for aspiring company leaders. Benitez believes her communication degree was instrumental in launching her career. It helped sharpen skills necessary to be efficient when communicating with the offices and advisors through relationship building and analysis.

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