Frank Bennardo, PE
Frank Bennardo PE is a Professional Civil-Structural Engineer licensed in over 40 states in the US. He builds businesses that continue to reshape the engineering and construction industries.
Founder & CEO of Engineering Express®, Frank brings unprecedented service optimization and cutting-edge technologies to building component engineering, product evaluation, and building envelope design. He has pioneered innovations in engineering consulting that have redefined his practice and spawned his other companies.
In 2005, he patented a unique modular Hurricane Netting System that encapsulates and protects structures during storms and built a company that produced the CAT-5 Netting System. In 2008, he pioneered technology that modernized building product evaluation data which has evolved to become EngineeringPlans.com.
His pioneering work automating engineering processes has led to groundbreaking engineering technologies, including providing on-demand engineering, digitally assisted product evaluations, engineering e-commerce platforms, AI-assisted product approval research, & digital marketplaces for dozens of national brand-name clients. Frank has also co-created unique project quoting & management software to manage the custom needs of national building component engineering called TaskCloud.com. It provides the firm and its clients with unparalleled service & management of projects for their national projects & engineering staff.
Frank is a technology-savvy, nationally sought-after building component & product evaluation engineering expert, speaker, & digital contributor. He continues to expand his professional & technology companies and is passionate about contributing to the engineering industry.
Professional Engineering Licensure
Mr. Bennardo is personally licensed as a professional engineer
& Engineering Express is registered as an engineering firm in the below states *
* NOTE: Engineering Express has engineers on staff licensed in additional states not referenced herein.
See our Firm Licensure Page for our complete list of firm state licenses.
Maryland + D.C.
Mr. Bennardo is the CEO & founder of Endymion Blue, LLC, a company that engages in projects such as evolving building product evaluations. This company produced the highly acclaimed ApprovalZOOM.com project, publishing data in real-time to dozens of government agencies and trade associations from 2008-2016, and has grown to become EngineeringPlans.com in 2017.
EngineeringPlans.com is a national registry of building component plans along with many innovative features to interact with them in the growing digital world including FloridaProductApprovals.com & MiamiDadeApprovals.com websites & matching government data.
Mr. Bennardo co-founded TaskCloud.com– an online service that powers a unique micro engineering project management & tasking platform.
This technology powers companies including Engineering Express’s client portal ExpressPass & backend operations.
Unique site features include an unlimited number of users for a single fee, an innovative ‘file wall’ to allow collaboration of files, full task-based freelance bidding in an Uber-style system, intuitive invoicing, collaboration, and more.
The site seeks to increase its network of AE companies for shared talent, all rated for skills and performance.
Mr. Bennardo also co-owned CAT-5 Protection, Inc., which developed the CAT-5 Hurricane Netting System.
He has received a patent for his extensive research and development on a modular large missile impact netting system that has been successfully deployed over areas such as houses, mobile homes, boats, cars, trailers, signs, lanais, and much more.
The CAT-5 Net has been protecting against storms and severe winter weather since 2005 across the globe.