Our People

Your A&E Project TEAM-OF-CHOICE.

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson

At Benchmark Group, our people are our greatest asset. We have an incredible team of leaders and management guiding our talented Staff and keeping our Clients happy. We value and recognize each individual’s unique contributions to our company and believe the depth of our collective experience and our seamless collaboration between disciplines gives us an exceptional advantage in the A&E industry.

Our Leadership and Licensed Professionals

Our Leadership and Licensed Professionals

Jason C. Adams, P.E., LEED AP

Jason C. Adams, P.E., LEED AP

Executive Vice President

Nathan Aycock

Nathan Aycock

Program Manager

Engineering
Geoffrey Bacci, P.E.

Geoffrey Bacci, P.E.

Program Manager

Engineering
Christine Bott

Christine Bott

Executive VP

Support Operations
Chris Broshears

Chris Broshears

Program Manager

Architecture
Joshua Clyde, P.E.

Joshua Clyde, P.E.

Mechanical Engineer

Esmeraldo Conanan

Esmeraldo Conanan

Project Manager

Architecture
L. Paige Curtis, P.E., LEED AP

L. Paige Curtis, P.E., LEED AP

Mechanical Engineer

Steve Damer, C.E.M., C.B.C.P.

Steve Damer, C.E.M., C.B.C.P.

Project Manager

Energy Services
Jason Dodson

Jason Dodson

Project Manager

Engineering
Jacob Ford, NICET

Jacob Ford, NICET

Project Manager

Engineering
Steve Gillespie

Steve Gillespie

Program Manager

Engineering
Robert Gilliam

Robert Gilliam

Project Manager

Construction Compliance
Brian Goines

Brian Goines

Project Manager

Engineering
Forrest Hoover

Forrest Hoover

Project Manager

Engineering
Joshua A. Houghton, C.E.T.

Joshua A. Houghton, C.E.T.

Fire Protection Designer

Heather Hurst

Heather Hurst

Human Resources Manager

Tammy Ivie

Tammy Ivie

Program Manager

Architecture
David P. Kimball, P.E., LEED AP

David P. Kimball, P.E., LEED AP

President

Dustin C. Kimbrough, P.E.

Dustin C. Kimbrough, P.E.

Fire Protection Engineer

William R. Kraner, P.E., C.E.M.

William R. Kraner, P.E., C.E.M.

Program Manager

Engineering
James A. Lastovica, AIA

James A. Lastovica, AIA

Senior Architect

Jason Lindner

Jason Lindner

Project Manager

Engineering
Michele Love

Michele Love

Marketing Manager

Tracy Meeks

Tracy Meeks

Project Manager

Engineering
Jessica Mendoza, LEED AP

Jessica Mendoza, LEED AP

Project Manager

Architecture
Gabriel Nagel

Gabriel Nagel

Program Manager

Engineering
Michael Nagel

Michael Nagel

Program Manager

Architecture
Matthew J. Nichols, P.E., LEED AP

Matthew J. Nichols, P.E., LEED AP

Engineering Program Director

Fred Ostrosky, AIA

Fred Ostrosky, AIA

Architect

Roy R. Payne Jr., P.E.

Roy R. Payne Jr., P.E.

Senior Mechanical Engineer

L. Brown Pendleton, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB

L. Brown Pendleton, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB

Senior Architect

Shuree Pierce

Shuree Pierce

Executive VP - Accounting & Finance

Chris Reimers, NICET

Chris Reimers, NICET

Project Manager

Fire Protection
Joey Roper

Joey Roper

Project Manager

Engineering
Jason M. Scates, P.E.

Jason M. Scates, P.E.

Senior Mechanical & Fire Protection Engineer

Jennifer Setzer, NCARB

Jennifer Setzer, NCARB

Architect

Elizabeth Stadterman, NCIDQ, ASID

Elizabeth Stadterman, NCIDQ, ASID

Architectural Designer

Steven Sulanke

Steven Sulanke

Project Manager

Engineering
Alan Scott Ward, AIA

Alan Scott Ward, AIA

Senior Architect

Brent Watkins

Brent Watkins

Program Manager

Engineering
Caleb T. Weaver, P.E.

Caleb T. Weaver, P.E.

Mechanical Engineer

Stephanie Whorton

Stephanie Whorton

Program Manager

Architecture
Joie Wilder, M. Arch., Assoc. AIA

Joie Wilder, M. Arch., Assoc. AIA

Architectural Director - Dallas

Jeremiah Williams

Jeremiah Williams

IT Manager

Mark Yeatman

Mark Yeatman

Program Manager

Engineering