11034 Shady Trail #102, Dallas, TX 75229

(214) 904-8120

Essential Network Services

Supporting Your Essential Network Infrastructure

About Us

Essential Network Services of Texas is a single source, turnkey provider for structured Voice, Data, Video Cabling, Surveillance, Sound Masking/White Noise and Structured Cabling Design Services.


Founded in 1995, we are a privately owned company based out of Dallas/Fort Worth Texas area, though we routinely perform work across the USA. We are committed to disciplined growth based on solid financial planning and the abilities of our ever growing support team.

About the Team

Jason King – President/Owner

jking@essentialnetwork.com

Mr. King has 20+ years of experience in the structure cabling industry where he has worked as a technician, Project Foreman, Project Manager, estimator, and designer.  Mr. King has been with Essential Network Services since 2008 and has since taken the role as President/Owner.  Mr. King is “hands on” in all aspects of the business from sales, to design, to project implementation in a quest to keep in touch with our clients vital needs. Mr. King has been responsible for the ongoing management and support of several accounts as well as continuing to seek out and develop relationships with new customers. While his day to day responsibilities are primarily related to sales and marketing functions, he is also an integral part of the Essential Network Services team when it comes to the “Design/Build” phase of a project.  Mr. King’s favorite saying is “Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten.” When it comes to the quality of work Essential Network Services provides. 

Steve Benefield, RCDD – Design/Estimation

sbenefield@essentialnetwork.com

Mr. Benefield has 20+ years’ experience in the structure cabling industry where he has worked as a technician, Project Foreman, Project Manager, estimator, and designer. Mr. Benefield received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and holds the BICSI (Building Industry Consulting Service International) RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer) status. Today, Mr. Benefield enjoys assisting Essential Network Service’s clients with design solutions for their technology requirements. 

Tommy Cornelius – VP of Operations

tcornelius@essentialnetwork.com

Mr. Cornelius has 11+ years’ experience in the structure cabling and sound masking industry where he has worked as a technician, Project Foreman, estimator, and Senior Project Manager. Today, Mr. Cornelius enjoys facilitating project deployment and developing relationships within the industry as well as the company’s newest customers. 

Mike Dillard – Project Manager

mdillard@essentialnetwork.com

Mr. Dillard has 8+ years experience in the structure cabling industry where he has worked as a Warehouse Manager, Estimator, and Project Manager. Today, Mr. Dillard enjoys assisting Essential Network Service’s with facilitating project deployment and material procurement. 

Todd Davis - Warehouse Manager

tdavis@essentialnetwork.com

Mr. Davis joined Essential Network Services in June of 2018.  His responsibilities are overseeing the warehouse operations, purchasing, stocking, delivery and maintaining warehouse inventory. 

Marie-Chantal Vera - Executive Account Manager

mcvera@essentialnetwork.com

Ms. Vera joined the team at Essential Network Services in 2019. Since joining the company, she is responsible for seeking out and developing relationships with new customers. Her day to day responsibilities are primarily related to sales and marketing functions.

OUR MISSION

 “Our mission is to build long term relationships and provide high quality services supporting the design, installation, and documentation of a high performance technology infrastructure for your business.”