Eric Benavidez, Search Consultant
Eric Benavidez is a charismatic and engaging member of the Bell Oaks team who boasts an impressive history of building effective connections between exceptional candidates and interesting opportunities.
Eric’s passion for facilitating career development began with an internship in Shanghai, China. He worked in university recruitment before joining the Department of Career Planning and Development at Kennesaw State University, where he developed relationships with tech firms and learned about the latest trends in talent acquisition for the various engineering disciplines. Eric played a crucial role in creating connections between the career department, students, and faculty during the Southern Polytechnic/Kennesaw State merger.
After graduating from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, Eric earned his Master of Public Administration from Kennesaw State University. He serves on the USC Alumni Club of Atlanta’s Executive Board, the Furniture Bank of Atlanta’s Young Supporters Board, and volunteers with Soccer in the Streets (SITS), a nonprofit that cultivates healthy communities through sports-based youth development.