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About Us

Benchmark is comprised of experienced, highly capable personnel with extensive experience. We consider our management team the best in the business, and our attitude toward excellence, integrity, and safety extends to all our employees. Benchmark strives to be the best. There is no substitute for excellence achieved with integrity and safety.


Danny Raynes


Danny, a member of the SCTE and the ISBE, founded Benchmark after 30 years of service in the Telecommunications Industry.


J. Michael Freeman


Mike, an expert in data center design and the prime contact for a prominent contractor in Dominion Energy for over 20 years, co- founded Benchmark.


Niles Austin


Niles, the newest member of our executive team, brings a vast array of knowledge and experience in the construction finance field.


Darren Shaw


Darren, with over 20 years of marketing and Business development experience, is the contact for your new project.


Dan Chaney

Chief Estimator

Dan has over 20 years of experience in estimating dry utilities. With his staff, Dan makes sure your estimate gets done correctly and back to you in a timely manner.


Doug Andrews

Director of Construction

Doug has been managing dry utility work for over 30 years, his teaching skills, patience and breadth of knowledge are key to making all Benchmark jobs successful.


Cathy Andrews

H/R Director

Cathy brings 20 plus years of experience in management and her glowing personality and bright smile make her a favorite of all the employees.

Mission & Values

Mission Statement:

Benchmark endeavors to exceed customer’s expectations through our dedication to quality service.
What does that mean to you?
It means projects done right the first time and delivered on time and on budget, every time.

Company Values:

Trust, integrity, respect, honor, commitment, hustle, and empathy
Benchmark ensures that our employees understand and live by our core values, whether a pipefitter, foreman, or a member of our executive team.


HCCA: Heavy Construction Contractors Association

NUCA: National Utility Contractors Association

SCTE: Society of Cable Television Engineers

ISBE: International Society of Broadband Experts

ABC: Associated Builders and Contractors

OSHA Certified

Gold Shovel Certified Contractor