Jeff Groat served in the U.S. Air Force as a Cryogenic Engineer and taught Cryogenic Engineering at the Community College of the Air Force. After that, Jeff worked in the building automation industry supporting Andover Continuum and Schneider Electric (SE) products. He worked as a National Accounts Sales Engineer, then joined Schneider Electric as Midwest Regional Sales Manager. In 2012, Jeff joined Wadsworth Solutions and guided the company towards a holistic building solutions approach—capable of performing 350+ automated projects annually. Jeff was elected to the SE Master EcoXpert International Board of Directors in 2019.