David Marsh

The right team for any project

The four member management team has a combined total of 124 years working for Benchmark. The management team, our field personnel, and office staff are the most valuable assets of Benchmark. We have an extremely low turnover rate and we pride ourselves on our workplace atmosphere.

David Marsh


David Marsh founded Benchmark Construction Corporation in 1979. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Millsaps College in 1973 and has been in the construction industry since that time. David has many years of valuable field experience and has worked as an estimator and project manager. He runs the day to day operations of Benchmark and reviews every project on a weekly basis. Under David’s leadership Benchmark has grown from a company of three employees to its present size with projects throughout the south. David has been instrumental in several major projects and has also been greatly involved in other industry, civic and charitable organizations.

Some of these past and present affiliations are as follows:

  • Millsaps College Board of Trustees
  • Goodwill Volunteer Salute Honoree
  • First Commercial Bank - Board of Directors
  • Millsaps College Alumni Council - President
  • Mississippi State Board of Contractors - Chairman
  • Mississippi State Board for Community & Junior Colleges - Member
  • St. Andrew’s Episcopal School - Board of Directors
  • Adjustments and Appeals Board for City of Jackson - Chairman
  • Jackson Y.M.C.A. - Board of Directors
  • Union Planters Bank - Board of Directors
  • Willowood Developmental Center - President
  • Jefferson Award Winner For Volunteerism
  • New Stage Theater - Board of Directors
  • Horne CPA Group - Advisory Board
  • River Oaks Hospital - Advisory Board
  • Else School of Management Millsaps College - Advisory Board
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Associated General Contractors - Board of Directors
  • National ABC Involvement Committee - Member
  • Associated Builders and Contractors - Board of Directors