Mr. DuPree serves as Vice President, Critical Environments providing National oversight of the Verizon Data Centers ensuring continuity across the portfolio.
Mr. DuPree joined the Newmark Knight Frank property management services division in 2012 as the Critical Data Center Chief Engineer, planning, coordinating, and leading operations & maintenance teams which provide a variety of O&M services within multiple 24/7/365 critical environments.
In 2013, Mr. DuPree joined the elite group of Senior Chief Engineers and aided in the development and success of the NKF National Engineering Program providing oversight, coordination, training and quality control to all Property Management and Engineering teams at the District Level.
Mr. DuPree has more than 35 years of experience in general business administration, business development and facilities management. His experience includes all facets of the electrical construction, manufacturing and maintenance industries with extensive knowledge in Critical Data Center Operations, Emergency Back-Up Power Generation and Distribution, Automated Production Systems, Motor Controls, Building Automation Systems, UPS Systems, HVAC, Renewable Energy Systems and Computer Room Design and Construction.
Mr. Dupree recently received his Master of Arts Degree in Data Centre Leadership and Management from Anglia Ruskin University. The program is three years long and Mr. Dupree is a member of the second graduating class.
- Certified Data Center Management Professional
- Technical Affiliate, International Electrical Testing Association
- Member, International Facilities Management Association (IFMA)
- Member, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
- Member, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
- Member, 7x24 Exchange International
- Board Member, Sierra Foothills Rugby Club, Loomis, CA
Mr. Dupree will complete his Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Data Center Leadership and Management with Anglia Ruskin University in the spring of 2019.