Mitch Dec

Mitch Dec
Job Title: 
Associate, energy services manager, senior energy analyst
Age: 
28
Professional Credentials: 
EIT, LEEP AP
Education: 
BS, University of Portland
Accomplishments: 

In 2009, promoted to associate, one of the youngest at the engineering giant ($27.334 million in revenue, according to BD+C’s Giants 300 report).

Focuses on energy models utilized for LEED certification. Projects include high-rise multifamily buildings, institutional facilities, offices, athletic facilities, and data centers. Frequently manages up to 20 projects concurrently, personally handles much of the energy analysis.

Leadership role in energy services department, mentors firm’s energy analysts.

Extracurricular: 

Member, ASHRAE and Building Simulation Users Group.

Board member, Oregon Association of Professional Energy Managers.

Volunteer, Solar Oregon. Conducts tours and presentations on commercial installations of solar projects.

Annually presents green building design program at West Linn (Ore.) High School, followed by tour of sustainable projects in Portland.

Off the Clock: 

Favorite food: Chicago-style hot dogs (all-beef dog topped with mustard, chopped onions, sweet pickle relish, dill pickle, tomato slices, pickled sport peppers, and a dash of celery salt).

Secret Life: 

Ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, in 2005.