LATHAM, NY (2/29/15) DWM Facilities Maintenance announced today that Chief Operating Officer, Brian Whitt earned a spot on the 2016 40 Under 40 by the Albany Business Review. The honorees were selected from more than 500 nominations by an advisory committee of business leaders. The Albany Business Review’s 40 Under 40 program recognizes up-and-coming executives, innovators and thought leaders who will shape the future of Albany.
Whitt joined the DWM team in 1999 as a Project Management intern and worked his way up the ranks to be promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Under Whitt’s tutelage, DWM has experienced great successes, including being named a 2015 Best Place to Work by the Albany Business Review as well as earning the Inc. 5000 for two consecutive years. This success has been translated to growth; in 2015, DWM added 13 jobs, increasing their workforce to nearly 60 employees.
“I could not be more proud of Mr. Whitt for his accomplishments at DWM,” said President and CEO David Meeks. “The honor of being named a 40 Under 40 recipient is a true testament to his hard work and dedication to our employees, clients, and community. Whitt is more than a COO, he is a dedicated family man with a true understanding of generosity and giving back—and he injects this mindset into the DWM corporate culture.”
Whitt will be honored by the Albany Business Review on May 12 at the Hilton Albany. The event that typically draws upward of 800 people.
Mr. Whitt graduated Manga Cum Laude from Harding University and received his MBA from the University at Albany.
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Founded in 1997, DWM is a full-service facility solutions company that specializes
inside the box. Under our 3 divisions (Facilities Maintenance, Construction & Renovation, and Water Filtration),
we handle anything from day-to-day break-fix items and water filtration to concept to completion project management and full-scale construction management.
We pride ourselves on the level of partnership and customization we provide to our clients; rather than acting like a vendor, our facility solutions coordinators and project managers act as if they are an employee of our client’s organization. This mindset provides best-in-class problem-solving, troubleshooting, and cost control. Our commitment to being the best in the world has created a culture of continuous improvement, exemplified by the fact that our original client is still with us 22 years later!
A market leader, DWM services the retail, restaurant, grocery, convenience store, education, healthcare, and financial markets; under a mantra of “We’ll handle it”. More information about DWM can be found at www.dwminc.com.