Heather Callaway Joins Gresham Smith as Technology Systems Department Manager in Tampa

Building Engineering Market Welcomes Industry Veteran with Nearly Three Decades of Experience

Gresham Smith is excited to announce that Heather Callaway has joined the firm as a technology systems department manager in the firm’s Building Engineering market. She is based in the firm’s Tampa, Florida office.

In this role, Callaway will be responsible for overseeing the technology services group and managing the integration of cutting-edge solutions to enhance project efficiency and client satisfaction. Her leadership, along with nearly three decades of industry experience, will play a pivotal role in guiding the team toward the forefront of technology design in the industry.

“I am thrilled to welcome Heather to our team. Her expertise with technology systems will directly benefit our clients and I’m excited to partner with her as we grow,” said Doug Kiesler, P.E., Building Engineering’s senior electrical engineer.

Prior to joining Gresham Smith, Callaway most recently served as vice president of technology at APG Electric, Inc, where she led a team that managed several of the largest technology installations in the Tampa Bay area.  She has over 26 years of experience in designing a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) systems and her expertise spans many specialties including the design and integration of structured cabling infrastructures, state of the art audio-visual systems, outside plant (OSP) infrastructures, and security systems. She also has experience in construction administration, project management, and technology quality control.

Callaway earned her Associates degree in occupational studies for computer aided drafting from the Southeast College of Technology. She currently volunteers with Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI), serving as Vice Chair of the Research & Credentials Supervision Committee (RCSC) and as a subject matter expert for both BICSI and Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA).

“I am excited to join Gresham Smith and the Building Engineering team with the goal of expanding the design services to include a robust technology element,” commented Callaway. “Incorporating technology in the early stage of projects has immense short-term and long-term benefits and I am eager to begin collaborating with such outstanding new colleagues.”