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Expert in Energy Engineering, Facilities Management and Operations, HVAC Design, Chilled Water Systems, Heating Systems, Data Centers, Electrical Systems, and Building Controls

Expert ID: 736134 Florida, USA

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Expert's primary areas of expertise are in Energy Engineering, Facilities Management and Operations, HVAC Design, Chilled Water Systems, Heating Systems, Data Centers, Electrical Systems, and Building Controls having worked on Projects in more than 20 US States as well as more than 12 European/Middle Eastern Countries. He is a troubleshooter usually brought towards the end of a project to ensure the system operates per design (Commissioning) or to determine the design flaws and then correct. However, the client experiences significant savings when he is brought aboard at the beginning of a project. Expert also has traveled to more than 50 countries understanding people, languages and cultures.

Software Expertise:
Analytics: R, Tableau; MS Office: Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint; Engineering Software: Carrier E-20II, CMMS, Estimation, Tracer, Energy Plus, various load calculation programs

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2018 Degree: Masters (Executive MBA Program) Subject: Business Administration Institution: University of South Florida
Year: 1994 Degree: Bachelor of Science Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of South Florida

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Managing Director Department: Facilities Design and Energy Engineering Responsibilities: ◊ Overall responsibility for proposal development & delivery of energy reduction and energy production measures in support of ESPC and Energy Efficiency as a Solution (EEaaS) contracts.
o Implementing advanced analytics into solution production
◊ Manage the global technical solution development team
◊ Optimize the functionality of resources obtaining proper documentation and files for OEM products.
◊ Continued systems development to automate processes and functions in all technical areas
o Modified corporate client strategy resulting in first year revenue forecasts rising > 30%
◊ Service local county contracts in support of building officials
Years: 2013 to 2018 Employer: Siemens Govt Technologies, USA Title: Technical Expert/Sr. Project Engineer/Sr. Project Developer Department: Responsibilities: ◊ Achieved exponential revenue growth in the ESPC Sustainable Infrastructure Marketplace
o Conceptualized an ESCO strategic partnership that proved successful for a $800M+ project
o Helped produce over $1B in ESPCs, UMCS and ESAs
o Enhanced, produced and developed C-Suite analytics, financial modeling and risk analysis tools
o Customer Service ranking has improved year over year
o Experience in balancing value propositions across multiple product portfolios
o Conducted professional development classes in best engineering practices
◊ Drove client growth and revenue\
o Responsible for Project P&L to implementation phase
o Developed large impact projects ranging $10M-$300M+
o Developed strategic partnerships to enhance sphere of influence with decision makers within DOD
o Mentored small and disadvantaged businesses to help exceed Federal Government SDB expectations
◊ Provided technical expertise for Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs)
o Primary analysis included HVAC, Energy Management Control Systems (EMCS), Advanced Lighting Technologies, Cogen and Tri-gen Analysis, Water Reduction Strategies and utility structure analysis’
o Emphasis in renewable energy portfolios: solar, biomass, wind, geothermal, solar thermal, hydro, and ocean technologies.
o Final Determination for bundling of ECMs in an ESPC PA/IGA based on the SPB & finance term
o Development of technical specifications and project schedules based on project requirements as determined by the team

DOD Project Sites: NSGB, USACE, Sigonella, Naples, Rota, Bahrain, Djibouti, CCAD, Var. UMCS Projects
Years: 2009 to 2013 Employer: Sain Engineering Associates (SEA) Title: Sr. Project Manager Department: Engineering Responsibilities: ◊ Directed Federal Project teams across 13-time zones
◊ Directed more than 30 EA and Cx project teams throughout the US, Middle East and Europe encompassing more than 50MMft2 with projects exceeding $750MM. (80+ Engineers and Contractors - Direct Reports)
◊ Developed and enhanced team leadership structure emphasizing individual effort
◊ Allocated resources based on contract compliance: day to day operations, budgeting, scheduling, and deliverables
◊ Provided technical expertise for Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs)
DOD clients included GSA, US Navy, USACE, USAF, DOE, Army, ANG and Marine Corp
Years: 2009 to 2011 Employer: Williams-Russell & Johnson Engineers/Architects Title: Sr. Principal Engineer Department: Engineering Responsibilities: ◊ Designed modified mechanical systems for $40MM educational facility i.e. Steam, CHW, DX, & CW
◊ Responsible Engineer of Record for all Florida projects
◊ Managed General and Mechanical Contractors on all required design modifications
Years: 2008 to 2009 Employer: General Physics Corporation Title: Principal Engineer Department: Engineering Responsibilities: ◊ Led Design Build Team for first major modification of CCAFS/KSC underground Cryogenic gas lines since the Apollo Era
◊ Developed new strategic plan which expanded General Physics business development and teaming capabilities
o Successful JV with 8A Design Firm for City of Orlando engineered design projects (>$10M)
o Successful JV Teaming for PAFB AFTEC (>$180M Building)
◊ Engineer of Record for shovel ready project modifications across KSC, CCAFS, PAFB and Ascension Island
Years: 2003 to 2008 Employer: Easley Mechanical Services Title: Owner/President Department: C-Suite Responsibilities: ◊ Startup company that approached $2M in revenue after 5 years (16 direct reports)
◊ Produced C-Suite analytics monthly, P&L responsibilities
◊ Performed all annual performance reviews, hiring, training, and mentoring of Technicians
◊ Directed all government and commercial sales efforts
◊ Developed a successful inventory control method then managed the SCM processes
Years: 2000 to 2003 Employer: Siemens Power Corporation Title: Sr Facilities Engineer Department: Facilities Responsibilities: ◊ Responsible for the design, analysis, and project management of multiple self-determined mechanical and electrical projects in existing office buildings, data centers and laboratories across multiple divisions and 16 buildings (2.4Mft2)
o Design Projects: Chiller Plants, Data Centers, Multiple office renovations, exterior renovation(s)
 Major Project: Major HVAC renovation of 260,000ft2 headquarters building
 Major Project: Construction of (2) 4-story 180,000 ft2 buildings
◊ Specified design criteria, discussed and select minimum equipment requirements with outside equipment manufacturers
◊ Produced bid packages which included architectural, mechanical and electrical drawings and specifications
◊ Developed strategic plans for mechanical and electrical improvements. Typical facility upgrades included HVAC, temperature controls, electrical, chemical and mechanical equipment, hazmat and fire alarm systems
Years: 1999 to 2000 Employer: Raytheon Constructor Title: Engineering Team Lead Department: Construction Management Responsibilities: ◊ Led Mechanical Department Engineers, Field and Technical Support for the $250M+ Delta IV Launch Facility (Pad 37B)
o Reduced construction costs by as much as $25M through correctly interpreting existing plans, design intent and specifications for Cryogenic piping and HVAC systems
o Supervised mechanical, electrical and specialty niche contractors

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2010 to 2013 Country / Region: Spain, Italy, Greece, Bahrain Summary: Energy Auditing and Commissioning Federal Facilities (US Bases) through Europe
Years: 2015 to 2018 Country / Region: Spain, Italy, Bahrain, Djibouti Summary: Project Developer/Technical Expert for Energy Savings Perfromance Contracts (ESPC) at several DOD installation in the EU and Middle East

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Executive Chairman, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Cape Canaveral Florida Section
◊ Increased revenues 10-fold over a 12-month period
◊ Expanded Volunteer Executive Board from 5 members to 33 members; P&L responsibility
◊ Government Relations, Woman & Minorities Issues, Professional & Career Development Issues, College Relations, & Member Retention, STEM Teacher Awards, Scholarships, Publicity, and Technical Programs.
◊ Awarded 3 consecutive years, as Best ASME Section Regionally and worldwide
President, ASHRAE Space Coast Florida Chapter
ASHRAE Region XII Chair, Government Activities
Licenses / Certifications
Professional Engineer, Florida; Certified Energy Manager, Association of Energy Engineers;
Commissioning Authority (CxA), AABC; LEED AP, USGBC; OPMP, ASHRAE
Awards / Recognition
Technical Award for Leadership Canaveral Council of Technical Societies (CCTS)

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