Parallel Technologies Continues Expansion in Omaha with New Hires

Shawn Herzog, Michael Koenig and Nicklaus Reeves join growing Intelligent Buildings business

MINNEAPOLIS – June 19, 2018 – Parallel Technologies, an industry-leading reliable data center and intelligent building solutions company, today announced the hiring of three employees in its Omaha, NE office to support its growing Intelligent Buildings division. The new hires are Shawn Herzog as senior account manager, Michael Koenig as lead installer and Nicklaus Reeves as field service technician.

The continued expansion of the Omaha office is part of the company’s commitment to support clients’ requests for building automation, physical security, wireless infrastructure and distributed antenna systems. The company’s investment in the Intelligent Buildings business division began with the acquisition of Omaha-based Building System Solutions in June 2017. Earlier this year, the company moved into new, larger office space.

“As we continue to expand, it’s critical that we bring in team members who have deep expertise in building automation technologies,” said Jay Stark, director, Building Automation. “With this batch of new hires, we have found individuals who are not only experienced but have the passion to deliver value to our customers.”

A seasoned sales engineer, Shawn Herzog joins Parallel Technologies with more than two decades of industry experience in building and industrial automation. In his new position at Parallel Technologies, Herzog works directly with clients to create and implement strategies to reduce energy consumption, improve the indoor environment and extend the life of mechanical and electrical distribution equipment. Prior to joining Parallel Technologies, Herzog was a sales engineer at Engineered Controls where he oversaw the implementation of Honeywell Building Control systems. Herzog is a resident of Lincoln, Neb. and graduated from Southeast Community College.

As lead installer, Michael Koenig is responsible for all field installation of systems and oversee creation of “best practices” standards for control installations. A member of IBEW Nebraska Union 22, Koenig also provides training to union technicians on the controls specific topics that outside the normal electrical training. Prior to Parallel Technologies, Koenig worked at Control Management. He is a resident of Blair, Neb.

In his role as a service technician, Nicklaus Reeves provides service, installations and upgrades of building automation systems. Prior to Parallel Technologies, Reeves worked at Control Services. He is a resident of Yutan, Neb.