Brian E. Thompson, P.E., LEED AP – Managing Principal (Charlotte)
Mr. Thompson has been with Optima Engineering since 1997. He oversees Optima’s corps of Project Managers and handles overall project scheduling for the firm. Prior to his current role as one of two Managing Principals for the Charlotte office, he served as Optima’s Mission Critical Division Manager, where he gained extensive experience in designing redundant power systems, guiding complex electrical commissioning and retro-commissioning, and leading data center and mission critical projects. Beyond his abilities in data center planning, Mr. Thompson has designed power distribution, lighting, communications and life safety systems for educational, institutional, commercial, military, residential, hospital and industrial facilities. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.