SMACNA announces that Travis Voss will join the organization as its new Director of Innovative Technology and Fabrication. This newly created position will aid SMACNA member contractors in identifying the critical technological trends within the industry and assist members in remaining at the forefront of these developments.
Before joining SMACNA, Voss worked for Helm Mechanical as their Leader of Innovative Technology. In that capacity, his responsibilities have included researching emerging technology in the AECO industry; providing leadership and guidance on what technologies benefit Helm; facilitating and leading testing, implementation, and long-term adoption of technology; working with all levels of the company to define and refine processes; attending and speaking at events as a representative of Helm and provide industry thought leadership; and sitting on industry technical committees to help guide and inform their direction. Before working for Helm Mechanical, Travis worked for Briteforce Software as a programmer/sales engineer/technical lead; for Aero/Interclay/Furst-McNess as a programmer; for the Illinois Army National Guard as a military police officer and squad leader; and currently serves his community as a volunteer firefighter.
In discussing the announcement, Linda Jennings, SMACNA's Executive Director of Market Sectors and Construction Technology, said, "This new role will help ensure SMACNA and its contractors remain at the forefront of technological innovation. I am excited about the energy and knowledge Travis will bring to our organization."