Paul C. Parks, P.E.

Founder, Board Chair

From the time he founded the company in 1978, Paul has had one primary goal: Make our Clients happy. To help achieve this, Paul initiated the development of quality systems at Benchmark Group. Paul is a member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), and has served an Examiner for the ARKANSAS QUALITY AWARD in 1996 and 1998.

Paul is a licensed Professional Engineer in 22 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and has over thirty-six years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. His responsibilities have included: preparation of cost estimates, electrical project design, writing specifications, preparation of drawings, supervision of construction, supervision of design staff, and bid projects.

His primary project experience has been in retail stores and restaurants. He also has experience with nursing homes, hospitals, banks, office buildings, churches, schools, and industrial projects.


Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University


American Society for Quality (ASQ)
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Professional college of Engineers & Land Surveyors of Puerto Rico (CIAPR)

Licensed in:

AL – 13573
AR – 4402
CA – 12430
CO – 22755
DC – PE9099
HI – 6367-E
IA – 7940
ID – 5391
IL – 062-041169
MD – 14829
ME – 6953
MI – 31578
NE – E-3940
NH – 8370
NM – 8661
NV – 009335
NY – 063117
OH – E-51152
PA – 035501-E
RI – 5863
VA – 014050
WA – 23423
WI – 23308-6