After earning a BBA, Cum Laude in Finance from Angelo State University, Mark joined Benchmark in January 1985. Mark has been with Benchmark for over 27 years and has held a variety of roles in finance, operations, and logistics, most recently serving as Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer. Mr. Kinsey became president of Benchmark in 2012. In keeping with one of Benchmark's key philosophies, Mark endeavors to employ and promote the "service first" ideal in all areas.
After receiving his BS and MS from Stephen F. Austin State University and doing doctoral work in limnology and hydrology at Texas A&M University, David Harry began his career as an analytical chemist in 1977. After spending two years in testing laboratories, Mr. Harry joined a major oilfield pressure pumping services company, where he served between 1979 and 1982 as a field chemist, District Engineer and then Regional Sales Engineer. After another two years as Technical Manager for an independent pressure pumping services company, Mr. Harry joined Benchmark in 1984 to assist it with its growing dry and liquid chemical blending business. Mr. Harry has been Benchmark's Chief Technical Officer since 1990, and directs all of Benchmark's quality control, technical support and product development activities. Under his technical leadership, over 35 patents have been issued to the Company, 9 of which bear his name as inventor. Mr. Harry is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Society of Quality Control.
Duane began his career in the pumping services industry with The Western Company in the early 1980ís and later worked for Serfco. The Western Company and Serfco were later purchased by BJ Services in the 1990ís. Duane left the pumping services industry and joined the transportation industry, spending the past 13 years with Groendyke Transportation. He has a strong background in the service company business, as well as the transportation industry.
Duane's expertise has helped turn BDS into the premier transportation services company in the oil and gas industry.
Danny Wilson joined Benchmark in 1984 after working for four years (1977-1981) in the distribution center for BJ Hughes in Odessa, Texas and three years (1981-1984) as plant superintendent for Delta Solvents & Chemical Company. While at Benchmark, Danny has worked in operations as well as sales. Danny is responsible for oil field chemical sales and is a customer liaison with several of the Company's principal oilfield pressure pumping services customers.