Tom Barentson has served the education community for over 40 years as a teacher, chief business official, and sales leader for companies providing facility planning, employee benefits, and distance learning. He strives to make schools an amazing place for student learning and to create environments where educators can thrive. Lifelong passion for learning is what he lives for and he is still having fun ‘going to school’ after all these years.
Within the AEC industry, Big Rooms are an on-site co-location space that physically brings together designers, builders, facility operators, and more to create a collaborative environment. The Big Room is designed to bring all of Southland’s businesses together, including Southland Engineering, Southland Energy, and Envise, within an integrated workspace.