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 James R. Bess, PE
 Building Engineering Systems, LLC � Chicago, IL
 Project Manager - 4/16/99 to Present
 Founder of firm to provide quality and professional engineering services related
 to the Mechanical, Electrical, Fire Protection and Plumbing systems in
 Commercial buildings.
 Cosentini Associates - Chicago, IL
 Project Manager - 10/19/94 to 4/15/99
 Designer/Draftsman - 6/8/87 to 11/10/89
 Coordination of all aspects of a project related to the Mechanical and Electrical
 systems design, production and coordination with architecture and structural
 Environmental Systems Design - Chicago, IL
 Designer/Project Engineer - 11/13/89 to 10/14/94
 Responsible for the design of electrical and signal Systems in commercial
 University of Kansas
 B.S. Architectural Engineering, 1987
 Emphasis in building mechanical system, including HVAC, lighting,
 power systems, and plumbing.
 Licensed Professional Engineer State Of Illinois
 American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers
 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
 Building Officials Code Administrators (BOCA)
 Illumination Engineering Society (IESNA)
 Career Highlights:
 Project manager for Blue Cross/Blue Shield Corporate Headquarters, interior
 build out.
 Project manager for W.W. Grainger Corporate Headquarters interior build
 Project manager for Sears Tower lobby renovation.
 Electrical project engineer for Blue Cross/Blue Shield Corporate Headquarters
 base building.
 Electrical project engineer for McCormick Place, South Hall Expansion.

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