About Us

Mariana BenavidesMariana G. Benavides, CPA – Grants Director

Mariana has provided administrative oversight of the Foundation since 2007 and has served as Grants Director since May 2012. Mariana joined Hunt Companies in December of 2003 and has worked for various departments within the Hunt organization. She has worked in the Accounting field for 20 years and has both public and private experience. She worked with the public accounting firm of Coopers and Lybrand L.P. where she was a financial auditor for three years. Her past employment includes professional positions for General Motors in Cd. Juarez, ABS Americas in Houston, Texas, and for a national bank in Laredo, Texas.  

Mariana is a CPA licensed in Texas and holds a B.B.A. in Accountancy from New Mexico State University.