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We Welcome John Hester

We are excited to announce that John Hester has been selected as an Intelligent Buildings Corporate Affiliate. Hester is an accomplished Facilities Manager, Certified Energy Manager and a licensed Professional Engineer. He was most recently Executive Director of Global Building Engineering Services for Warner Media’s Global Real Estate team, where he provided strategic and technical direction for building engineering services across the portfolio and led Centers of Excellence (COEs) for best practices in areas including equipment maintenance, HVAC, critical systems, fire/life safety, utilities operations, infrastructure planning, work order management, BMS, electrical, plumbing, and energy management.

“John is one of the most experienced facilities executives in the industry and has been recognized as such by trade groups and peers who have designated him the Association of Engineers Energy Manager of the Year and ASHRAE Engineer of the Year,” said Intelligent Buildings Co-Founder Tom Shircliff. Tom’s business partner and Co-Founder Rob Murchison adds, “We were fortunate to work with John in his previous capacity and saw that he could be very helpful to our customers since he was on their side of the table for 26 years.”

Hester is currently the owner of Hester Consulting, which specializes in helpings facilities managers and other consulting firms in Energy Management, Building Operations, Smart Building Application and Program Management. He looks forward to providing insights and services to Intelligent Buildings customers in these key areas.

We enthusiastically welcome John and look forward to him sharing his experiences and insights with our customers and the industry.