Sam Avery currently leads the teams supporting Critical Environments Operations, Maintenance, and Design for CBRE GCS on the Comerica Bank account. He has over 25 years of experience in the design, installation, testing, commissioning and operation of complex industrial and mission critical power distribution systems. As a Journeyman Electrician, BSEE/PE, and MBA, Sam combines a deep technical focus and business background to drive maximum uptime reliability in operations and life cycle management of critical power, HVAC, mechanical, fire suppression, and building management systems.
Sam began his career as an industrial electrician, developed an expert knowledge of critical power distribution systems as a NETA certified Senior Test Engineer with Northern Electrical Testing, Inc., and has since held increasing leadership positions supporting critical operations and engineering for Visteon, ProQuest, and CBRE. He has a BSEE degree from Michigan Technological University, an MBA degree from the University of Phoenix, and holds Professional Engineering and Journeyman Electrician licenses in the State of Michigan.
Sam Avery works to ensure critical operations maintain maximum uptime through operational best practices, robust system architecture & designs, strong preventive maintenance programs, lifecycle management & capital improvement business plans, and operational staff training.