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About Us

Benchmark is comprised of a team 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 Raynes

CEO/Principal

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

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J. Michael Freeman

COO/Principal

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.

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Niles Austin

CFO

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

Barrett-Evans

Barrett Evans

President

Barrett, a prime contact for a prominent PEPCO contractor for over 7 years, continues to expand Benchmark’s footprint in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Darren-Shaw

Darren Shaw

Executive Vice President

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

Dan-Chaney

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.

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Cathy Andrews

Director of  Human Resources

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

Doug-Andrews

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.

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.

Memberships

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