Having the right people makes all the difference...

Our team of engineers is deeply technical and highly experienced. We get deep under the hood and onto the front line of building performance. We like to spend our time in the mechanical rooms improving building performance, not in board rooms talking about it.

Terry Herr


Terry founded Intellimation in 1995. Since then, the Building Automation field has evolved greatly and Terry continues to be at the forefront of innovation and progress. He is an expert on integration, metering, and user interfaces and is very passionate about Automated Fault Detection and Diagnosis (AFDD) and Building Analytics. As mentioned elsewhere, Terry is also a Master Electrician and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Physics.

Matt Dermond


Matt earned his Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rowan University in New Jersey. Matt enjoys solving customer problems and improving their facilities by applying and leveraging his real-world software programming and hardware engineering knowledge and skills.

Jesse Schwakoff, CEM


Jesse earned a Master's Degree in Architectural Engineering with a focus on Energy and Mechanical Systems from Drexel University in Philadelphia. He also worked with a research team developing Automated Fault Detection and Diagnosis (AFDD) software. Jesse is an accomplished programmer in Siemens, Delta, and Johnson Controls systems and he is extremely motivated to improve the energy, efficiency, and overall effectiveness of customer buildings.

Lorenzo Penna


Lorenzo graduated Villanova with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a focus on Thermal Fluids. He has worked on engineering projects ranging from pharmaceutical manufacturing, to renewable energy microgrids, to heat recovery systems for steam generators and boilers. As one of our newest members he brings a vast array of knowledge from other sectors into Intellimation's knowledge base.

Nigel Herr


Nigel brings previous experience in the design of both physical and digital products to Intellimation's wide variety of customers. With that background in design, Nigel spearheads Intellimation's BAS (Building Automation System) interfaces. He focuses on the customer's needs and he produces streamlined interfaces to enhance the complete user experience.

Cesar Munoz


Cesar has a Bachelor's Degree in Mechatronic Engineering. He uses his previous work as a quality control engineer and management of multiple technical projects to serve Intellimation's customers very well. With a vast knowledge of engineering ranging from manufacturing processes to programming microcontrollers, Cesar brings a unique blend of talents and perspective to helping customers meet their goals.

David Dallaire


David has a degree in Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning from Algonquin College and extensive experience working on building systems since 2008.

Viraj Gavhane


Viraj holds a Masters of Industrial Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He has been working with building automation since 2013. He has worked on everything from hardware installation to programming controllers to developing user interface graphics.

Andrew Holden


Andrew holds a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Physics and Electronics, and a Master's Degree in Information Systems. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (Pennsylvania), a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), and a LEED Accredited Professional. With over 33 years of continuous and highly varied experience in the energy engineering field, he brings a great depth of knowledge to our customers and helps them meet their challenges and goals.

Seth Faulb


Seth has over 10 years of experience in project and product management. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder and an MBA from the University of Maryland.

Sid Steinhauer


Besides his extremely deep building systems knowledge, and many years of experience in mechanical systems service, Sid is also a very good programmer. He may be one of the original geeks... Tridium AX certified, CEM (Certified Energy Manager) and CEA (Certified Energy Auditor) credentials from the Association of Energy Engineers.

Matt Gelnett, PE, CEM


Matt holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Temple University. He is an expert in metering, using his skills in hardware and software integration to achieve good, reliable and consistent meter readings. He is also a seasoned Building Automation System (BAS) programmer with a keen eye for identifying inefficiencies and potential problems. Like others at Intellimation, Matt is very well versed in BACnet protocols, packet transmission across routers (BBMD devices), and potential interactions between systems and vendors.

Andrew Reider


Andrew holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University. He programs Building Automation Systems in their native languages, and Andrew is also our Python programming expert.

Samuel Ayisi


Samuel is passionate about data analytics and is our SQL expert. With his background in finance analytics, he helps us take the massive amount of building data we capture and convert it into powerful, dynamic charts that help operators better understand their buildings.

Eric Smith


Eric has a wide background in mechanical systems and holds a certificate as an HVAC Specialist. He has wide and deep experience with mechanical building systems after holding titles ranging from HVAC technician to building engineer. Eric has hands-on experience with HVAC and a knack for identifying inefficiencies in mechanical systems and processes which he applies to customer facilities every day.

Michael Ingersoll


Michael holds a Bachelors of Science in Building Automation Technology from Pennsylvania College of Technology. He has been working building/plant controls since 2014.