We are pleased to announce that Matthew J. ichols, P.E., LEED®AP, has been promoted to Program Director for the Engineering Department in our Rogers, Arkansas office. Matt has been with Benchmark Group for over 15 years where he began his career as a Summer Intern in 2003. Positions since then have included Designer, Project Coordinator, and Program Manager which required managing multiple projects types for several national clients. He is currently registered as a Professional Engineer in 27 states and has project design experience in lighting, power, refrigeration, and energy management systems.

Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), National Council of Examiners for Engineering & Surveying (NCEES), Arkansas Society of Professional Engineers (ASPE), and the U.S. Green Building Council. (USGBC) / LEED. He also serves on the board of the local chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).

We look forward to Matt’s direction in leading our Engineering team towards greater project diversity and growth.