Our Skills

Thornton Parks is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that employs an award-winning team of architects, land developers, designers, builders and supporting staff. With our team, rest assured that your project is in good hands.

Each of divisions listed at right are highly skilled professionals who will take your projects from start to finish within budget and time constraints each and every time.

Electrical Engineering Design Build
Utilities Electrical
Telecommunications Directional Boring
Testing (low to high voltage) Relays
Panel Shop Energy Management
Substation Testing Substation Maintenance

Our Leadership

R. David Thornton
R. David ThorntonPresident

David served in the Air National Guard from 1978 to 1985 and later in the Army National Guard. He has worked for numerous electrical contractors and became licensed as a Class II Non-Restricted Electrical Contractor in 1988. In 1990, he also became a licensed Low Voltage Non-Restricted Electrical Contractor. Key projects he has worked on include a $28M project at Shindand Air Field in Afghanistan. He was also responsible for the supervision of a $36M project to install a new 20 megawatt power plan at Balad Air Field in Iraq.

Lonnie Carl Parks
Lonnie Carl ParksCEO
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James E. Smith
James E. SmithQuality Control Manager
James has more than 43 years of experience in both line and management responsibilities. He joined Thornton Utilities LLC in August 2015 after serving for nearly two years as a Technical Professional 2 with AMEC performing quality control and quality assurance on numerous electrical transmission and distribution projects at Vandenberg AFB and Los Angeles AFB. He has worked more than 21 years as a Journeyman Lineman, Electric Crew Foreman and various supervisor positions. His knowledge and experience with electrical transmission systems is extensive.
Brad Thornton
Brad ThorntonElectrician
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Some of our recent work