Troy Windom, manager of federal automation systems for Dewberry, has been named Progressive Consulting Engineer of the Year by ControlTrends, a global information-sharing network for the HVAC and industrial controls industry. Windom was recognized for his demonstrated industry leadership in advancing the smart building.

Windom is based in the Raleigh office of Dewberry. He has more than 25 years of experience, and has spent six years with Dewberry focusing on building automation and controls. He specializes in managing teams for building automation, commissioning, retro-commissioning, and mechanical systems. Windom’s background highlights the management of control projects, including design, writing specifications, test procedures, coordinating contractor testing, and providing training and related procedures.

Windom is currently overseeing a large, $45-million federal contract for Dewberry, through which the firm is providing architectural and engineering services in support of the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Prior to joining the consulting industry, Windom spent six years in the U.S. Navy where he worked as a Machinist Mate on board a nuclear submarine, ported out of Charleston, South Carolina. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University (1993). Windom is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME).