February 25th, 2021, Herndon, VA – TRINITY Group Construction, Inc., today announced the hiring of Ed Meier, a long-time industry expert in the Mission Critical field. Ed will serve as the Chief Technical Officer. “He will be responsible for advancing our Mission Critical and MEP programs as we continue to grow our firm at an exponential pace,” says Flip Wallen – CEO of TRINITY Group Construction, Inc.
Ed has worked in the Mission Critical industry for over 35 years. During this time, he has been instrumental in driving corporate growth and operational excellence. Ed was responsible for developing and delivering excellence in many areas of mission critical services. These include collaborating with executives, operations teams, and sales teams; developing scopes of services; mobilization of resources; developing training curricula; best practice operational procedures; and vendor selection as part of executive management. During many of those years, he was Senior Service Director, then promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations for an international Facilities Design Build and Operations Management firm. His teams were recognized for delivering world-class facilities, operational best practices, and ensuring Safety and uptime at international client facilities.
Most recently, Ed was the founder and President of Complete Mission Critical Solutions. CMCS served the mission critical industry as a value-added reseller for a variety of infrastructure products. He also served as a business-to-business liaison for numerous firms. On his last assignment, he was under contract with an international services provider where he was asked to grow their national and international business model.
Previously, Ed served as Senior Vice President with CPG where he managed mechanical and electrical field operations, technical operations, and QA/QC teams.
Ed served as Director of Managed Services with Schneider Electric where he directed office and field staff and was responsible for driving growth and profitability while ensuring service excellence. In addition to his operations management and vendor partner program team, Ed also managed a team of inside service-sales staff ensuring effective management and renewal of critical service contracts and sales of ancillary business.
Before Schneider, Ed served as Vice President of Service Operations for Lee Technologies. As one of the initial service employees, Ed was heavily involved in the initial development of the Lee Technologies Service model. His teams included managed services, technical operations, facility operations and the development and management of their national operations center. He was instrumental in the hiring and development of nearly 350 staff members in support of facilities and technical operations globally. These teams were heavily credited for contributing to the exponential growth and success of the company.
Prior to Lee Technologies, Ed worked for over 20 years in the Mission Critical HVAC industry. During those years he served various roles including Director of Field Operations for HVAC design build installations, service, and service sales.
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Contact Ben Wallen, (703) 707-0300