Bernhard Duo Honored in BCxA 20 Under 40 Program


In a testament to the commitment and expertise of its workforce, Bernhard is proud to announce that Preston Caple, Commissioning Agent, and Alex Schimmer, Commissioning Technician, have been named to the Building Commissioning Association’s (BCxA) annual 20 Under 40 Program. This program identifies and applauds 20 professionals under the age of 40 from across the United States who have demonstrated excellence in the field of building commissioning.

The BCxA 20 Under 40 list is a celebration of young professionals who not only adhere to best practices but also exhibit leadership qualities, innovation, and a dedicated pursuit of making commissioning business as usual. All nominees for this accolade were put forward by colleagues and rigorously evaluated by the BCxA Awards Committee.

“We are immensely proud to have two of our talented professionals named to the BCxA 20 Under 40 Program,” says Tim Staley, President of IS Delivery at Bernhard. “Preston and Alex exemplify the high standards we uphold at Bernhard, and their inclusion in this esteemed list is a reflection of their dedication to excellence in the field of building commissioning.”

The BCxA 20 Under 40 Program highlights the importance of fostering young talent in the building commissioning profession and recognizes the significant contributions of individuals who are shaping the future of the industry. Bernhard is honored to have its employees not only meet but exceed the rigorous criteria set by the BCxA, reinforcing the company’s commitment to excellence and innovation.

“As the industry continues to evolve, our young professionals stand as shining examples of the next generation of leaders in building commissioning, and their achievements underscore Bernhard’s position as a leader in the field,” said Staley. “Preston and Alex have not only showcased exceptional hands-on commissioning skills but have also been advocates for the industry’s best practices. Their commitment to understanding and implementing commissioning protocols, along with their adept use of associated tools, technologies, and communication strategies, sets them apart as leaders in their field.”