Kenneth W. Benton President and CEO
Kenneth Benton is Co-Founder, President and CEO of BioGreen Synergy, Inc. Over the course of his professional life in corporate America with such entities as FedEx, Mr. Benton has developed a high level of expertise in identifying market opportunities. In having been successful in running his own fine arts business, Kenneth has also been successful as an entrepreneur.
The motivation for co-founding and leading BioGreen Synergy, Inc. is much more personal in that Kenneth’s wife suffers from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). In his passion and drive to find a cure for ALS, Kenneth has dedicated himself to his Vision of making sustainable commercialized bio-technology solutions available to every human being in need of bio-technology to aid in cures and solutions to their lives problems.
Bishop George W. Brooks Director of Public Relations
Bishop Brooks is Pastor Emeritus of Mount Zion Baptist of Greensboro, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, North Carolina, a Master of Divinity degree from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Doctorate of Ministry degree from Friends International Christian University in Merced, California. After accepting the call to the ministry in December 1974 and being licensed to preach the gospel in March 1975, Bishop Brooks began his service as Pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church. He took a church with a few dozen members and built it to a congregation of more than 5,400. He serves the community on a local, state and national level via Tri-State Christian Television (TCT) Board of Directors, Mechanics & Farmers Bank Board of Directors, North Carolina A&T State University College of Arts & Sciences Advisory Board, and various advisory boards and boards of directors. Bishop Brooks has been named among the “Most Influential Persons in the Triad” by The Business Journal from 2005-2012 and served as Bishop of Administration of Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International over 1400 churches for ten years. He is the co-founder of Welfare Reform Liaison Project, a vehicle by which welfare recipients are empowered to become self-sufficient. This project has become a national model. These strengths will serve him well in his capacity with BioGreen Synergy and its relations with Public Relations.
Henry "Hank" Wall Director, Non Profit Corporate Relations
Hank in being one of the Founder’s as well brings a tremendous track record of success and community relations to BioGreen Synergy, Inc. when it comes to Non Profit Corporate Relations. Hank’s educational background spans from Fayetteville State University, Guilford College, Croft Business College, and Guilford Technical Community College. Hank has served his country and is a retired US Army Veteran. He has held such prestigious positions as Vice-Chairperson for the High Point NC NAACP Chapter and the High Point Human Relations Commission. Mr. Wall Founded and served as Executive Director and Program Director of BOTSO (Brothers Organized To Serve Others) Male mentoring program for 21 years. He was voted by High Point NC Jaycees as one of the most Outstanding Young Men in America. Amongst other honors, Hank was most recently named National CARES Mentoring Movement’s first National Mentor of the Year. These strengths will serve him well in his capacity with BioGreen Synergy and its relations with Non-Profit entities.
Autumn W. Mitchell Director of Corporate Research and Commercialization
Ms. Mitchell comes to BioGreen Synergy, Inc. being a perfect match for her role and responsibilities as Director Corporate Research & Commercialization. Ms. Mitchell holds a M.S. in Agriculture Economics from North Carolina A&T State University and performed at the highest level in her capacity as a Graduate Research Assistant at the university upon having graduated North Carolina A&T State University. Ms. Mitchell was also a very successful leader in her department as a Grader with Measurements, Inc. The quick-study capabilities and attention to detail skill-sets maintained by Autumn affords BioGreen Synergy, Inc. an extreme competitive advantage. Her analytical capabilities will assist BioGreen Synergy, Inc. in identifying emerging market opportunities in order to commercialize bio-technology solutions for immediate delivery to market.
Jerry W. Cummings Production Executive/Manager of Manufacturing of Biofuel
Jerry accepted a position as Department Chair in Heavy Equipment and Transport Technology at Guilford Technical Community College in Jamestown, N.C. in January, 1981. Jerry developed and began the diesel program in an empty garage in the city of Greensboro, N.C. After several years there, the diesel program moved into a new building in Jamestown, N.C.
Jerry was part of building the department by partnering with such companies as Volvo Truck, Mack Truck, Carolina CAT, Freightliner and Cummins Atlantic. By partnering with businesses, GTCC played a unique role in providing the academic and applied learning that seeks to satisfy the demand for skilled employees and the need for a knowledgeable and engaged citizenry.
- improve the quality of the workplace,
- provide employees with learning experiences and a new understanding of the educational system,
- provide opportunities for student's career exploration,
- bring resources to enrich the curriculum,
- ensure that school teaching is relevant to the skills required of industry,
- improve the education setting through upgrading facilities or equipment,
- integrate young people into the labor market by involving them in cooperative education experiences,
- connect schools with local businesses,
- assist with curriculum development, new learning opportunities and skill development,
- Meet the labor market needs of business and industry.
Jerry was part of building a Bio diesel reactor which turns any type of oil into diesel fuel.