Who we are
Technology Management, Inc. (TMI) specializes in the design and infrastructure consulting of mission critical facilities. It is all we do and have been doing since we were founded in 1995. In addition to the core competencies of data center assessments and conceptual planning similar to this project, TMI is capable of continuing with the designs to provide bid, permit, and construction documents. Our extensive data center experience assures that all projects are completed by a professional team with the unique innovation required for critical facilities.
Although a small firm, at TMI we average 30-50 data center projects per year. The design projects range in size from 200 to 300,000 square feet anywhere from coast to coast. Our niche is in the 5,000 to 20,000 square foot range. Because we are small, we guarantee that a seasoned project executive will be with you throughout the entire process of the design. We are a firm believer that the structured cabling systems design is conducted concurrently with the architectural and MEP disciplines, to provide a full package ready for bid and implementation.
Beyond the completion of construction documents and performing the traditional construction administrative services associated with the project A/E, TMI often acts as the Client Advocate throughout our projects. Because data centers are an IT project as much as a Facilities project, these additional duties revolve around the specialized aspects of those functions. This includes the management of long lead equipment procurement, the integration of IT infrastructure such as fiber connectivity, and the conducting of specialized systems testing and commissioning.
Founder & CEO
Mr. McGrath has 30 years of experience in the design and construction of mission critical facilities. He is the founder and President of TMI. He provides executive leadership and corporate direction for the firm, as well as key project management and client relationship development and maintenance. Prior to founding TMI, Mr. McGrath was VP and COO of Data Center Design and Development Corporation from 1974 through 1995. He was one of two principals that nurtured and developed the organization from a small consulting engineering firm to a premier full service design/build organization serving the data processing and telecommunications communities nationwide. Overall experience includes the design and construction of millions of square feet of mission critical facilities for IT organizations and telecommunication firms across the United States, Canada, and Europe. He is a licensed Architect in both Illinois and New Jersey.
Executive Vice President & COO
Mr. Navarra has over 20 years experience managing the design and construction of critical support facilities, primarily in the field of disaster recovery. He is a principal, officer, and Executive Vice President directly responsible for defining and incorporating all project management criteria into TMI projects. He provides senior level leadership and corporate direction for the firm, in addition to key project management and business partner interface responsibilities. Prior to joining TMI, Mr. Navarra was the Director of Facilities Implementation for Comdisco Continuity Services, who was at the time the leader of disaster recovery and high availability services. Mr. Navarra has managed over two million square feet of data center and business recovery spaces, commercial office buildings, and higher education facilities. He has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering and Management from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.