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Welcome Brian Benito Jr., Offshore Wind Program Manager

Offshore Wind Program Manager, Brian Benito Jr.

We are pleased to welcome Brian Benito Jr. who has joined the Cardno team as an our Offshore Wind Program Manager based in our Newark, Delaware office and reporting to the Northeast Natural Resources Business Unit.

In his role at Cardno, Brian will lead our offshore wind program, working closely with well-respected subject matter experts and experienced permitting professionals, and manage our growing offshore wind clients.

Brian joins Cardno with experience in project management, permitting management, and regulatory compliance for offshore wind, electrical transmission, and interstate natural gas development. Following his United States Marine Corps services, Brian obtained a B.A. in Environmental Studies, a M.S. in Environmental Education, and a M.S in Business Management, with an emphasis in clean energy management and sustainability.

His advanced knowledge of pertinent laws, standards, and environmental requirements, talent for guiding energy development processes, success in communicating integral state and federal authorization requirements, and established relationships with a broad and diverse range of stakeholders will be a welcomed addition to the team.

Cardno Business Unit Leader Art Saunders — “Brian has experience across a range of sectors and has built strong relationships with those clients and their stakeholders, including several federal agencies. He knows how to deliver on complex projects involving many interests and communicate the challenges, share alternatives, and complete the milestones needed to navigate wind development projects through completion.”

For more information:


Brian Benito Jr.

Offshore Wind Program Manager
Phone: +1-203-233-6992
Email: brian.benito@cardno.com

Art Saunders
Business Unit Leader, Natural Resources Northeast | Sr. Consultant | Principal – Biology
Phone: +1-610-220-3957
Email: art.saunders@cardno.com

Nancy Cline
Vice President Marketing & Communications | Americas Region
Phone: +1-813-664-4500
Email: nancy.cline@cardno.com