Senior Project Engineer | Automation

Jeff Kemp does work in both automation and commissioning, gaining in-depth knowledge in building control and optimization. He has been involved with high-profile clients on various projects and served as lead engineer on the building automation system design for an 80-megawatt data center. Jeff promotes ESD’s mission to improve society through the built environment through his involvement with ASHRAE’s Illinois chapter, his volunteer work with Rebuilding Together, a non profit that rebuilds neighborhoods recovering from natural disasters, and his participation in Engineering Fest, an annual event run by the Chicago Architecture Center to inspire potential future engineers. Jeff also serves as co-chair of ESD’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council.


  • 40 Under 40 Winner. Building Design+Construction (BD+C). 2021.
  • ESDi Innovation of the Year Winner. Controls Application Tool. 2019.