Jennifer Black Promoted to Director of Business Development

Bernhard is excited to announce that Jennifer Black has been promoted to director of business development for the mechanical division. Positioned in Bernhard’s Dallas office, Black will execute strategies to advance the company’s growth, expanding our footprint in and beyond our current markets.

Over the past three years as a regional sales manager, Black cultivated expertise in leveraging innovative growth tactics by expanding the mechanical division’s service sales staff within the Florida, Carolinas and Tennessee markets.

In her new position, Black will utilize her skills to identify and implement growth opportunities and propel business development in Bernhard’s strategic market. Her focus will be on Bernhard’s mechanical division, which includes strategic support for its construction and service groups.

“Jennifer is an impactful leader and mentor to our staff and an indispensable solution provider for our customers,” said Michael Cooper, executive vice president at Bernhard. “Her ability to seek out innovative business solutions while keeping our clients top-of-mind fits well with our mission to provide Energy-as-a-Service. As we venture deeper into our Texas market, I know she will continue to provide exceptional support.”

Black is an active member of CREW Orlando and received the 2018 CREW Orlando President’s Award for her continued support of the organization. She is involved with several community organizations including serving on the board of directors for the Greater Orlando Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), where she formerly served as chapter president, and on the leadership team for the U.S. Green Building Council’s central Florida chapter (USGBC Central Florida). Black is also a member of the Florida Healthcare Engineering Association (FHEA) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

Black received a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. She is OSHA 30 certified and is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design + Construction.