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Thomas Yant

Director of Building Automation

Value Delivered

Thomas is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Havel’s South Bend office which serve clients throughout the state of Michigan and Northwest Indiana.

He reviews all project estimates and communicates daily with the Michigan and Indiana sales teams as they develop new clients and provide excellent service to existing clients.

Working with Project Managers to coordinate manpower, Thomas helps to ensure our team is able to complete projects on time and within budget. 


Beginning his career in the construction industry in 1986, Thomas completed his electrical apprenticeship in 1993. He then progressed through various roles of increasing responsibility within mechanical, electrical, and plumbing disciplines including Project Manager, Project Foreman, and Project Superintendent.

Thomas joined the Havel team in 2016 to serve as Project Superintendent for our University of Notre Dame (UND) campus projects. His high degree of success with UND advanced him into our South Bend office in 2020, where he continued his exemplary service across our growing client base. 

In addition to excelling with UND projects including McCourtney Hall and Morris Inn, Thomas has been involved in expansion projects for Memorial Hospital Surgery and Elkhart General Hospital.

An accomplished jobsite safety professional, Thomas has also earned Occupational Safety and Health Administration-30 certification.

The Personal Side

Thomas and his wife love spending time with their four children and numerous grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys tending to his flower garden comprised of more than 50 rose varieties.