Principal Leadership

Rich Donaldson, PE


Rich has spent his entire mechanical engineering career of 20+ years designing data centers and mission critical environments. Promoted to Managing Principal of the Atlanta Office, Rich brings his vast knowledge and strategic planning skills to lead the 40+ person team. In addition to mentoring the office mechanical engineers, Rich shares his expertise to advance mission critical innovation with presentations at educational and networking events. His mission is to lead the industry in improving the overall efficiency of mechanical cooling systems for new and existing data centers. By utilizing his extensive experience with Total Cost of Ownership evaluations, Rich helps clients optimize their cooling solutions to align with operating requirements. In his free time, you can find Rich applying his practical knowledge to restoring his family’s 1870s second empire home. When on a DIY break, he’ll be out walking with one or several of the family dogs.