Emily Smith is a senior project manager at the Metropolitan Mechanical Contractors (MMC), a fully integrated mechanical services contractor, serving facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, and North and South Dakota. She started at MMC in 2015 as an assistant project manager and was promoted in 2018 to project manager. Prior to MMC, Smith took part in a three-year Career Development Program at Air Products, which took her from Allentown, Pa., to Granite City, Ill., and Houston, Texas. Upon completion of the program, she worked as a project engineer with Air Products in Chicago, designing and managing installations of customer stations from the proposal phase through implementation. In 2010, she interned for RedGroup in Minneapolis, assisting in the research and testing of various products, specifically in the biomedical engineering field. She is a licensed professional engineer in Minnesota, a member of the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers, and a Certified Healthcare Constructor. Smith graduated cum laude from Villanova University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. As a student, she was selected as the student chairperson for Villanova’s New Student Orientation Program in her junior year. She also served as president of the College of Engineering’s Student Council. Smith remains actively involved with her alma mater, most recently serving six years as president of the Villanova University Club of the Twin Cities.
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