Cindy Benjamin, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, WELL AP, GGP

Greenville Workplace Sector Leader / Architect


Cindy Benjamin has been a Project Manager for the last 14 years, and brings a focus on detail, team organization, and technical knowledge to each project. She has worked on a wide variety of project types including healthcare, higher education, and faith-based work. She enjoys design challenges and is energized by the attention to detail required for complex programs including mixed-use projects. She has a particular passion for renovating existing buildings, respecting urban contexts, and stitching together patterns in built environments. Most recently, Cindy served as the Project Manager for Clemson University’s College of Business, Greenville Technical College’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation, Tri-County Technical College’s Student Success Center, and the Clemson University MBA upfit at Greenville One in downtown Greenville.

Outside of the office, Cindy is involved in her local community and devotes her time to several organizations.  In 2009, Cindy was awarded the Young Professional of the Year Award by the Greenville Chamber, and previously has served as a Greenville Chamber Board Member. She is a past Board member for Safe Harbor, an agency working to overcome domestic violence. She currently sits on the Board for Greenville Professional Women’s Forum and ULI Upstate South Carolina.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Furman University Womens Leadership Institute, Member (2017). Urban Land Institute, Member (2017). ULI Upstate, Board Member (2017-Present). Greenville Chamber, Young Professional of the Year Award (2009). Greenville First Best and Brightest 35 and Under, Greenville Magazine (2009). Building Design + Construction 40 Under 40 (2013). United States Masters Swim Team, Member (1998-2009). AIA, Member (2001-Present). AIA Greenville Executive Committee: Member (2002-2004); Public Relations Director (2002); Associate Representative (2003); YAF Director (2004); Intern Task Force Sub Committee (2004). Leadership Greenville, Class XXXIII, Safe Harbor Project (2006-2007). Junior League of Greenville, Member (2007-2010). Greenville Chamber Leadership Development Board (2007-2013); Vice Chair (2012); Chair (2013). Greenville Chamber Board Member (2013). Greenville Professional Women’s Forum: Member (2007-Present); Executive Board Secretary (2008, 2019). Safe Harbor, Board Member (2008-2011).