Wanda Lenkewich, CxA, LEED AP
Wanda Lenkewich is a facility engineering professional, an active industry partner in cybersecurity and intelligent building systems, and an accomplished software innovator with a dynamic career spanning more than 30 years. Wanda – together with her interdisciplinary team of engineers, architects, software and network designers, and cybersecurity subject matter experts – is committed to helping Owners systematically identify and address threats and vulnerabilities related to energy and cybersecurity facing their building systems.
While security threats evolve daily and building industry technology evolves every three years, the average lifecycle of equipment and real estate facilities is approximately 30 years. Recognizing this dichotomy, Wanda provides expert guidance to Chinook’s clients to help them shift their capital planning practices and technology solutions to become more energy and cost efficient, secure, and competitive.
William S. McMullen, LEED AP
Director of Technical Services
William McMullen serves as Director of Technical Services and is responsible for all facets of Chinook’s project development and delivery. Bill has more than 33 years of experience in lifecycle building operations, facility engineering, commissioning, and energy engineering, as well as extensive knowledge of building automation and system integration. Bill is a Past President of the Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) and is an instructor at North Carolina State University, where he teaches courses on commissioning, Testing and Balancing (TAB), and energy efficiency. Bill is the recipient of the President’s Award from the BCxA and the FEMP Energy Management Award.
Prior to joining Chinook, Bill held multiple leadership positions for national leaders in energy efficiency, commissioning, and retro-commissioning. His experiences includes serving as the Business Unit Manager for Dewberry’s Energy Solutions Group; the Eastern Operations Manager for Eaton Corporation’s Energy Solutions Group; and Principal and Vice President for EMC Engineers.
Kenneth Diggs, PE, CEM, CxA
Kenneth Diggs is Chinook’s Program Manager for commissioning of new construction and major renovation projects for federal, institutional, and commercial clients, as well as facility optimization services, including ongoing and retro-commissioning, to improve building operational efficiency and create cost savings. He performs existing condition assessments, energy use analysis, capital planning, and operations and maintenance program assessment and implementation. With specific expertise in HVAC, building automation and controls, plumbing, air and vacuum, and energy and water utility metering systems, Ken uses a variety of engineering tools and fault detection analytics to gain intelligence into systems operating conditions. He uses this data to support clients through a strong decision-making process related to capital plan development and system optimization.
Ken also serves as Chinook’s Principal Officer in the practice of Engineering and Corporate Quality Control Manager (QCM), responsible for creating, documenting, and updating Chinook’s Quality Control Program, as well as collecting quality data and reporting quality metrics to clients. Ken earned a Construction Quality Management for Contractors certificate (CQM-C) from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Michael Luffred is Chinook’s Program Manager for facility support services. Leveraging his 26 years of experience in construction, commissioning, and maintenance of federal facilities, Mike leads a multi-disciplinary team to strategically develop Operations and Maintenance plans; manage and control record documents and work flows; develop and maintain Building Information Models, Systems Operations and Maintenance Manuals, standard operating procedures, and job performance plans; and perform building and code inspections for owners/managers of large-scale campuses and buildings. His most recent experience in this arena includes serving as Program Manager for Chinook’s Commissioning, Code Enforcement, and Document Management Services contract at the Pentagon.
In addition to facilities support, Mike serves as Chinook’s Corporate Safety Manager for both office and contract-specific safety compliance. In this role, he is responsible for implementing project site safety programs, including creating Site Specific Accident Prevention Plans and task-specific Activity Hazard Analysis. He also oversees all Chinook employee and subcontractor site safety training.
Matthew Steeves, CISSP, CEH, CEM, DGCP, CxA
Matthew Steeves leads all Chinook projects related to security and resiliency for operational technology (OT). Matt leverages specific expertise in cybersecurity, facility engineering, commissioning, and building control systems, to deliver a comprehensive System Security Engineering (SSE) program which follows all industry standards for facility-related control systems, including IEC, ISA, NIST, IEEE, and UFC 04-010-06).
Matt focuses on developing and implementing defense-in-depth strategies to optimize intelligent building systems and mitigate risks and attacks. Together with his team of security specialist, Matt follows a hands-on and detailed approach to help clients identify and mitigate system security vulnerabilities during design, development, implementation, and acceptance testing to ensure delivery of a secure end-to-end systems capable of meeting DoD, Army, and other relevant requirements for accreditation and connection approval to Government networks.
David Wampler, CxA
David Wampler leads Chinook’s Utility Monitoring and Controls Systems (UMCS) program with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, responsible for delivering various design-build and maintenance projects serving Department of Defense installations internationally. Most recently, this portfolio has included complex chiller plant upgrades; HVAC system replacements; and facility-related controls systems upgrades, integrations, and maintenance. With extensive experience in project management, mechanical and electrical systems design, commissioning, facility operations, and construction, David ensures all design and field work meets industry and government standards. He also provides supervision and coordination of acceptance tests on HVAC, electrical power, security, and access control systems.