Chief Executive Officer
Mark Bevill is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of The Totus Group LLC and its family of technology-oriented companies, committed to developing holistic solutions for building optimization and energy efficiency. He is responsible for setting the overall direction of the Chicagoland-based company.
Mark started his career with Siemens, formally MCC Powers, as a top sales producer where he worked for 4 years. His role included applying the new direct digital controls technology on such notable projects as 333 Wacker, and One Magnificent Mile. He then became the new construction sales manager at Johnson Controls generating over $4 million in sales.
In 1984, Mark acquired Automatic Building Controls LLC which he grew into one of the premier independent building automation and controls companies in the country with over $12 million in control sales.
And, in 2005, Mark turned over leadership of Automatic Building Controls LLC to his brother, Grant Bevill, and assumed the top leadership role with Facilities Information Xchange Consulting LLC.
Mark has been an outspoken advocate for the IT professional providing consulting for the exploding building network infrastructures associated with "facility network nodes" in buildings and facilities. His influence includes over $2 million worth of projects, such as, the retrofitting of the Palmer House Hotel and the reconfiguring of the Shedd Aquarium.
As a LEED AP, with involvement in the USGBC, ASHRAE and the BCA, Mark has extensive experience developing holistic solutions for building optimization, providing visionary and strategic direction in areas such as technology, engineering and operations. He has been around influencing building automation, and efficiency solutions for over 26 years. He is also an influential speaker, clinician and coach
Bachelor of Science in Management and a minor in Marketing from Oral Roberts University