EDWARD H. GEE - PRESIDENT
Ed Gee has nearly 40 years working experience in institutional, government, commercial, and industrial facilities management and engineering. He has many years of hands-on management, design, development, and implementation experience. This includes corporate management responsibilities for three corporations, as well as executive positions with top level corporations and enterprises in numerous areas of the country and foreign locations.
Mr. Gee founded ISES in 1987. Through his visionary leadership style, the company has grown to a position of national prominence. As patriarch of the company, he carries full responsibility for leadership, performance, and management of the enterprise. Mr. Gee has presented various operations and maintenance and energy conservation seminars in both Spanish and English and has been a speaker and board member for various companies and organizations. He is also a member in the following organizations: American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, American Institute of Plant Engineers, Association of Energy Engineers, National Fire Protection Association, Association of Physical Plant Administrators, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Association of College and University Business Officers, and The Society of College and University Planners.
In March 2008, he was nominated and approved by the President, via the White House Office of Presidential Personnel, to be a member of the Access Board. Responsibilities to include a four-year commitment to assist and advise on existing ADA related policies and law via the Justice Department.
DANIEL C. HARRISON - EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Dan Harrison has almost 30 years of progressive experience in the facilities management and engineering fields. He has held key leadership positions in several large plant maintenance organizations and is well-versed in all aspects of facilities management, including maintenance and utility operations, facilities planning, outsourcing, service contract management, construction management, preventative maintenance planning, and work control.
Starting with ISES Corporation in early 1992, he quickly progressed through the ranks of FCA inspection personnel, moving on to first manage key projects, then conduct numerous special studies (benchmarking, staffing, organization review, etc.), eventually settling into his role as Executive Vice President of the corporation. In this role, he routinely provides presentations and lectures to various entities nationwide on the capabilities of ISES Corporation and facility condition assessment trends and methodologies. He has presented results of findings to numerous legislative committees and Boards of Trustees. He is also responsible for all corporate production operations, as well as direction of new product / service development.
Prior to joining ISES Corporation in 1991, Mr. Harrison was a member of the United States Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps. Serving for nine years, he gained invaluable experience in the art and science of facilities management and operations.
JAMES HARPER - VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Jim Harper started at ISES in 2005 as an Associate Vice President and was later promoted to Vice President of Business Development. He is responsible for expanding and capturing additional markets that are untapped or underdeveloped, with special emphasis on federal, state, and local government agencies, community colleges and other higher education institutions, and K-12 educational organizations.
He has increased ISES Corporation’s number and type of small business certifications to enable the firm to bid on work as a prime or subcontractor where certain certifications are required. He has also brokered new strategic teaming agreements that have developed into sizable contracts. He continues to refine and package services to meet increased market demands for more energy-efficient and cost-effective facility consulting services and provides overall counsel on market shifts in the facility consulting services arena.
Mr. Harper brought to ISES more than 30 years of experience in various leadership roles within the military and the airline industry. After graduation from Mercy College in New York, he enlisted in the Navy and was commissioned as a US Navy Officer. He served a tour of duty as a P-3 Pilot and a tour as an Officer Programs recruiter. Following his Navy service, Mr. Harper was employed by Delta Air Lines for 25 years as a Pilot and Training Pilot. Mr. Harper was later promoted to Assistant Chief Pilot and then Chief Pilot for Delta Air Lines’ International Operations at JFK Airport in New York. He was responsible for 500 direct reports and coordination of flight services out of Terminals 2 and 3 at JFK. It was during this time that he gained a knowledge of facilities operations as an end user. Mr. Harper’s resourcefulness and management capabilities were acknowledged by his superiors when, during the great Northeast blackout of 2003, he and his staff managed to launch a full schedule of international flights from crippled facilities.
MAURICE HOLLMAN - VICE PRESIDENT
Maurice “Mo” Hollman has 33 years experience in higher education facilities management at both public and private institutions. He enjoys a well-deserved reputation for inspirational and motivational leadership and as an experienced practitioner of organizational improvement initiatives.
Mr. Hollman began his university facilities career in 1980 at the University of California, Santa Cruz where he served in a variety of senior management positions culminating in his appointment as Associate Physical Plant Administrator. Recruited to the University of Southern California in 1991 as Director of Buildings and Grounds, he became Executive Director of Operations and Maintenance in 1992 and Associate Vice President in 1997. He was appointed Associate Senior Vice President for Facilities Management in 2002 with responsibility for all aspects of the facilities portfolio including planning, design, and construction, campus physical planning, and operations and maintenance. During his tenure at USC, he led the facilities organization to achieve national recognition in receiving the APPA Award for Excellence in the year 2000. He most recently served as Associate Vice Chancellor, Facilities Management at the University of California, Davis from 2005 to 2009 where he led a wide ranging reorganization of that facilities department.
An active member of APPA and PCAPPA, Mr. Hollman has served on evaluation teams under the APPA Facilities Management Evaluation Program, conducted peer reviews and operational assessments of other service organizations, and provided consultancy to colleges and school districts regarding operational effectiveness, service quality, and employee motivation and morale.
ROBERT CAMPERLINO, SR - VICE PRESIDENT, UTILITIES SERVICES
Bob Camperlino has nearly 40 years of utility systems experience in the area of steam generation and distribution, high voltage transmission and distribution, chilled water production and distribution, and cogeneration systems including steam turbines, combustion turbines, and diesel engine generators. His boiler experience includes large coal-fired facilities of up to 8,000,000 lbs. per hour at 3500 psig, natural gas-fired boilers from 50 hp to 3000 hp, heat recovery steam generators, and high temperature hot water systems. He has also managed biomass cogeneration systems. His experience includes operational and supervisory responsibility of large utility stations as well as small-to medium-sized commercial and institutional facilities.
In 1984, he became Assistant Director of Plant Operations in charge of utilities at Vanderbilt University. In 1989, Vanderbilt was awarded the prestigious APPA award of Excellence in the Large University Division as the most outstanding Facilities Management Operation in the nation. During this period, Mr. Camperlino developed, installed, and operated a comprehensive utility system incorporating elements of distributed on-site electrical generation using steam turbines, gas combustion turbines, and diesel engine generators coupled with heat reclamation chilled water production. These integrated systems combined to produce over $44,000,000 in direct utility cost savings and cost avoidance.
As Vice President of Utility Services, Bob is responsible for utility systems planning, infrastructure assessments, cycle economic analyses, and training. He also provides system and component performance measurement and system failure diagnostics.
DAVID L. BROWN - VICE PRESIDENT
David L. Brown has more than 28 years of senior level business experience. The former head of corporate government affairs for Boeing, he represented the company before members of the Executive and Legislative branches of the U.S. Government. He also represented the firm at senior levels of state and local governments. Mr. Brown joined ISES in 2001, and his principal responsibilities include governmental relations, development of strategic alliances, and marketing. He also sits on a number of civic and corporate boards.
CARL E. MASON, JR, PE, BSCP, M.ASCE - VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS
Since earning his B.S. in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1981, Carl Mason has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in civil, environmental, and architectural engineering. Through his initial 8 years with the federal government and subsequently in private practice, his ability to communicate ideas and objectives to clients, state and municipal regulators, fellow employees, and contractors has continually made him a success at both project management and technical direction.
Throughout Mr. Mason’s career, he has felt strongly about the issue of professionalism within the engineering field. As a result, he became involved with the Georgia Society of Professional Engineers (GSPE) and has served 8 years on the Committee on Ethical Practices, as both Secretary and later as a two-term Chairman. Mr. Mason is an actively registered Professional Engineer in 15 states and one U.S. territory (Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Puerto Rico).
Since joining ISES, Mr. Mason has been involved with architectural and civil engineering inspections relating to site, building, and infrastructure features. He has become one of the firm’s FEMA Disaster Resistant University evaluators investigating hurricane and earthquake related issues at various campuses. In 2007, he was certified as a Building Security Certified Professional. The BSCP examination covers key domains and tasks of building security including Project Process, Risk Assessment, Site Considerations, Building Envelope, Interior Space, and Facility Operations. Mr. Mason will utilize his security knowledge and engineering experience to assist ISES’ clients in determining their security needs and vulnerabilities, and the proper, most cost effective corrective actions to address those concerns.
NORMAN S. TEAHAN, JR, RA, A.I.A., NCARB - SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
A 1971 graduate of Georgia Tech, Norm Teahan has been a Registered Architect since 1975, holds architectural registrations in six states, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Council of Architectural Boards (NCARB). His diversified experience in the architectural profession includes all phases of commercial, hotel, medical, educational, athletic, space planning, and residential projects, from pre-design through project close-out.
Since joining the ISES team in 1993, he has personally inspected more than 850 facilities. As Senior Project Manager, Mr. Teahan is responsible for facility inspections and report development, as well as the form, quality, and technical content of the facility reports produced for the ISES client he oversees. He has specialized in project evaluation inspections, project construction inspections, final inspections, roofing system inspections and evaluations, and post-disaster facility condition inspections.
RITA HALL - DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rita Hall has been in the information processing field for nearly 30 years and a member of the ISES management team for more than 20 years. Her well-rounded background includes infrastructure management (networks, systems, web development) and software development management, and she has extensive experience in planning, developing, and implementing state-of-the-art information solutions.
Ms. Hall is responsible for managing all areas of information technology for ISES Corporation. Under her leadership, the ISES staff of experienced programmers continues to lead the way with innovative and cutting edge software solutions. As the industry and technology changes, her vision will continue to allow ISES to incorporate these changes into its software and continue to offer the #1 software product in the facilities marketplace.
JONATHAN THOMAS, P.E., CEM, LEED® AP O+M - DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL OPERATIONS
Jon Thomas joined ISES Corporation in 1998. He first worked in the areas of quality assurance and CAD support. In 2001, he began managing Equipment Inventory and Life Cycle Modeling services and was deployed on Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) efforts. Today, he manages select FCA projects and leads ISES Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) consulting and Operations and Maintenance Programming (OMP) services.
Mr. Thomas’ expertise lies in building systems, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire detection, notification, suppression, and vertical transportation. He has analyzed and provided guidance on the management of these systems at the building level, as well as the utilities generation and transmission scale. Mr. Thomas also develops maintenance programs for these and other systems that include routine, preventive, and predictive activities.
When conducting equipment inventories, Mr. Thomas oversees teams who affix barcode tags to equipment (capturing the manufacturer and model of each equipment item), create databases that track and monitor asset life cycle, and calculate the current and replacement value for each equipment item. Then, upon request, the team generates Standard Operating Procedures of Preventive and Predictive Maintenance for each equipment item.