Chief Operating Officer
As chief operating officer for Bithenergy, Inc., Corretta Bennett oversees the energy engineering company’s strategic growth. With over 18 years of experience in strategic planning, business development, finance, project management and engineering, Bennett has proven to be an effective leader for Bithenergy since joining the company in 2016.
A native Baltimorean, and Morgan State University graduate, Bennett believes it is important to give back to the community. She serves as a mentor through the ACE Mentor Program of America, as an adjunct lecturer at her alma mater, and as a group leader in her church.
Always seeking out ways to better the organizations she’s involved with, Bennett believes in “asking challenging questions that provoke thoughtful and actionable progress.”
She is credited with creating 125 new positions in the construction industry in Baltimore and is a sought-after adviser for numerous women engineering development programs.
“Coretta’s personal mission is to increase the number of women who join the field of architecture, construction and engineering, which in turn increases America’s competitiveness in the technological arena,” says Robert Wallace, CEO of Bithenergy.