Benchmark Group, Inc., an Engineering and Architectural firm, announced this week that David P. Kimball, P.E., has been named President.  Founder and current President, Paul C. Parks, P.E., announced to staff that Kimball has accepted the position effective February 12, 2018.  As President, Kimball will assume responsibility for the Rogers-based firm while Parks continues on in the Chairman of the Board position.  Kimball will report directly to the Board of Directors.

Benchmark Group has been a fixture of the NWA community and downtown Rogers for the past 40 years.  Kimball brings over 30 years of Engineering experience to the position, including 20 years as a Mechanical Engineer at Benchmark Group.  In 20 years at Benchmark Group, he has served as Sr. Mechanical Engineer, Project Manager, Manager, Executive, and Board Member.  His direct experience in almost every area of Benchmark Group’s business, along with his extensive project experience and diverse technical skills, will serve to move Benchmark Group forward.

“I am excited to lead alongside a staff that cares for each other – and cares to do the job right.  Our skilled and experienced team at Benchmark Group is dedicated to serve our clients and communities.  Our vision is to build on our success in providing quality, efficient, and long-lasting designs,” said Kimball.

“David’s acceptance of this position has further strengthened my confidence in BG’s continued success,” Paul Parks.