Hawkins Receives Evidence-Based Design Accreditation & Certification

12/31/2014

Cynthia Hawkins, Director of Interiors, recently completed the Center for Health Design’s process to become an EDAC professional. Evidence-Based Design (EBD) is the process of basing decisions about the built environment on credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes. The internationally recognized EDAC program awards credentials to individuals who demonstrate a thorough understanding of how to apply an evidence-based process to the design and development of healthcare settings, including measuring and reporting results. Click here to learn more about EDAC. 

Welcome To Our New 2014 Employees

06/23/2014

Johnny Germaine – Energy Services

Johnny is a NEBB certified commissioning professional bringing 15 years of experience commissioning and managing complex project. Johnny is a graduate of UALR and is currently working on his BS in Construction Management degree. Johnny and his lovely wife Cheryl live on 40 acres near Redfield, AR.  They have a son Jack and a daughter – Julia. Johnny and his family are active and attend church at East End Missionary Baptist Church.

When Johnny is not at a game or practice watching his kids play sports (Baseball, Football, Basketball, & Soccer). Johnny’s enjoys hunting, fishing, camping, and collecting rare vintage Native American turquoise jewelry.

 

Tom Hanlon – Energy Services

Tom has forty years of experience in refrigeration systems control system design, installation, start-up, project management, technical consultation, and systems commissioning. His level of experience allows him to act as an “Owner’s Representative” on commissioning, retro-commissioning and sustainability projects. He worked as an application engineer and project manager for ten years with Johnson Controls; fifteen years as an independent contractor Testing-Balancing Commissioning Agency; for six years as project manager for Trane Arkansas and recently managed multiple commissioning and sustainability projects as a contract provider for TME Inc. He is now a Commissioning Project Manager with Cromwell, managing and executing multiple Commissioning and Retro-commissioning projects.

 

Erik Swindle – Facilities Services Director and Business Development

Erik came to Cromwell in 2014 after being the Director of Facilities Management and Global Properties for Heifer International for over 13 years. He has experience from an owner-operator perspective from complete turn-key site development perspective from land purchase/negotiations to the management of the property both domestically and internationally.

Erik was the essential part of Heifer International’s Campus in Little Rock, AR, achieving over 16 awards for the campus including LEED Platinum for the World Headquarters and 3 Globe – Green Globe Certification for Heifer Village. Erik was responsible for Heifer International campus achieving the BOMA Earth Award 2009. This award was achieved specifically by the way that the facility is maintained and managed on a daily basis. It was also the first time that a Facilities Management team from Arkansas ever achieved the award

Erik has been the integral part and leader of the eco-friendly property management movement for the Greater Little Rock. He is heavily involved with the local community from serving on the Green Operations Task Force for the Little Rock Sustainability Commission to Board Treasure for Village Commons, which is Arkansas, based nonprofit focusing on Environmental Justice for local communities and the Fourche Creek Initiative. You can often find Erik either in his canoe or on his bike taking advantage of the many alternative transportation options now in the GLR area.

Erik’s vision and mission for Facilities Services is to provide quality service in an efficient and professional manner to ensure building safety and comfort with minimal impact to the Earth.

 

Abigail Ethington – Marketing

If you hear Abby talk, you’ll quickly realize she’s not from around here. Born and raised in Ohio, Abby later attended High School and College in Florida. Since 2009 she has had the privilege to call Little Rock home and joined the Cromwell team in April of 2014. In her position as Marketing Assistant, Abby enjoys solving problems with creative solutions and assisting architects and engineers to convey their message. Outside of work, you can often find Abby swimming, biking, running or sailing around Arkansas.

 

Andrew Naeyaert

Andrew graduated Arkansas Tech, Class of 2014, with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Technology. He considers himself one of the lucky few graduates, receiving a career offer at Cromwell only three days after graduating college. His hobbies include camping, kayaking, skiing, and golfing.

 

Corey Lindsey – Jonesboro Architecture

Before joining Cromwell in 2014, Corey spent most of his career working for steel fabricators, detailing and checking (QC) steel. He also enjoyed working with architects and engineers on a variety of projects including helping with the move of the Space Shuttle Endeavor to its final resting place at the California Science Center. He drew the design for the Toyota Tundra commercial and helped design parts for one of the world’s largest land based cranes. When he’s not working, he’s enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, otherwise he’s daydreaming about flying and, occasionally, actually flying airplanes.

Whitley Appointed to Sustainability Commission

12/20/2013

Cromwell is proud to announce that Clint Whitley, AIA, LEED AP BD+C was appointed to the Little Rock Little Rock Mayor’s Sustainability Commission. This commission was established in 2008 to advise the City on sustainable practices and consists of 16 members appointed by the mayor who serve a 3 year term. Whitley will work with various groups in the City to develop new environmentally green policies that positively impact city government and the residents of Little Rock.

Whitley is a registered architect and Sustainability Coordinator. He oversees all of Cromwell’s sustainable projects to ensure that all “green” design practices and requirements are met and is actively involved with the Jonesboro Green Business Committee through the Cromwell Jonesboro office.

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