Viviann Benitez is an Account Coordinator at Southwest Strategies supporting project managers and specializing in community outreach, media relations and social media for the agency’s wide range of development, transportation, infrastructure, and energy clients. Her varied background in government relations, social media and marketing, and legislative policy make her a vital asset to the team.
Before joining Southwest Strategies, Benitez worked as an immigration intern at the International Rescue Committee, social media/marketing intern at the United Nations Association of San Diego, and a legislative intern for the San Diego and Washington, DC offices for US Senator Feinstein. Benitez is a proud alumna of UC San Diego, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science – International Relations and minor in Spanish Literature. A native San Diegan, you can find her taking pictures around town with her film camera, embroidering, gardening, or hiking.