Donny Zimmerman | Energy project manager

Quick Facts

Education: Certified Master Programmer, Certified Master Operator 

Experience: 15+ years in Programming Logic Controllers, Control Circuit Design, Building Controls, Energy Optimization, Software Design

Career History

Donny spent the first five years of his career in the electrical engineering field at Merrick Machine Company designing control circuits and programming controllers for custom built machinery.  From there Donny took a position with Siemens Building Technologies as a service technician.  Donny was promoted during his career up to a level III service technician and specialized in integration between differing control technologies.  From there Donny took a position with the University of Nebraska Medical Center as Manager of Building Systems and Optimization. Donny helped lead a team who developed control drawings, worked with contractors to install control systems, commission and program control devices, and develop graphics for complete building control systems. Donny has developed a passion for software development and is applying it to strategies for saving energy and making buildings simple to operate while at Optimized Systems. Outside of work Donny enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and writing weather software.

Background and Community Involvement

Former local youth baseball coach
Volunteer management for local Lake