David Handwork is a nationally recognized trailblazer in the field of engineering and facilities optimization. For thirty years, David has expanded the possibilities for energy optimization and efficiencies. His award-winning career spans work in the public and private sector which recently earned him the 2022 APPA Meritorious Award. David is a renowned industry leader by serving on multiple professional standards boards and organizations, such as, APPA, CAPPA, and ASHRAE.
Recently, David Handwork joined United Commercial Energy Partners (UCEP) as the Chief of Engineering and Director of Arkansas Operations. David shares his mechanical engineering and facilities management expertise with UCEP’s portfolio of clients.
David spent many years working at his alma mater, Arkansas State, managing major facility construction and renovation projects and leading the facilities engineering teams, including holding the esteemed position of Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management.
David received a Bachelor of Science Agricultural Engineering in 1993 and later earned a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 2010.
David and his wife, Jada, recently celebrated 31 years of marriage and are immensely proud of their two sons, Spencer, and Wesley.