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Why Work with LEDG?

We respect that each datacenter and smart project is unique. That’s why we view our most important job as being great listeners. We work to understand your technology requirements and desired outcomes, then plan, design, integrate, and build systems that are modern, scalable, and cost-efficient. We know that if we listen well and deliver exceptional service, we will reach our goal of being along-term partner to your organization.

LEDG is certified by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) as an 8A company and certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).

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Our Team

Since 2007, LEDG has worked on some of the most progressive technology, mission-critical, and building projects in the US. We are a diverse team of subject matter experts committed to our customers' success.
Todd Boucher

Founder & Principal

Manton Copeland

Chief Financial Officer

Bill Crane

Design-Build Services

Laura Polas

Market Development

Mike Rinaldi

Regional Leader,

Bill Moten

Smart Buildings
Practice Leader

Ryan Hennessy

Project Manager

John Tabb

Technology & Low-Voltage Systems Engineer

Codie Wardwell

Project Manager

Jen Botzler

Executive Assistant

Joanne Miller

Visual Communications Consultant

Travis Boucher

Electrical Engineer

Gary Hubbard

Controlled Lighting
Solutions Specialist

Barbie Hazlett

Office Manager

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Latest articles and insights on mission-critical infrastructure

Leading Edge Design Group Launches High Performance Research Computing 2022 Trends and Insights Survey

July 11, 2022
Leading Edge Design Group (LEDG) is pleased to announce the launch of the High Performance Research Computing 2022 Trends and Insights Survey. LEDG created the survey to gather information for our customers, partners, and the industry to provide important information for organizations grappling with the increased demand for High Performance Computing (HPC) . HPC is typically an enterprise-wide service that provides the advanced computational and data-driven capabilities needed for innovative and collaborative research activities often created by non-profit/government funded grants, for-profit competitive discovery processes, and other market growth initiatives. The survey is aimed to gather and share insights for designing, planning, and implementing scalable, adaptable, and efficient research computing data centers and infrastructure to support current and future HPC demands. LEDG will also be hosting a HPC Forum on September 14 to review the results with survey participants. For questions or to participate in the the invitation-only survey and forum, please email Colin Buckley at The survey is open to HPC, IT, and Research leaders in Higher Education, Life Sciences, and Healthcare.

Leading Edge Design Group Smart Buildings Practice Embraces the WiredScore SmartScore Accredited Professional (AP) Program

May 10, 2022
Leading Edge Design Group (LEDG) is pleased to announce that its Smart Buildings Practice supports the WiredScore SmartScore AP program. SmartScore was created in collaboration with the owners and users of the world’s most advanced properties. The certification provides clarity on what constitutes a smart building, guidance on how to achieve the status, and proof of the value it adds to your asset.

For our clients who desire certification, SmartScore enables owners to follow a framework as they design and implement an integrated Smart Building. SmartScore provides a scorecard that measures the breadth and depth of the user stories implemented as well as the assessment of the technology, processes and procedures that support their implementation. This ensures the building is set up to meet the expectations of today’s tenants and has been future-proofed to implement the user stories of tomorrow. The scorecard consists of two sections: User Functionality and Technological Foundation.
For more information, contact Bill Moten, LEDG Smart Buildings Practice leader at

Upcoming AIA-Approved Webinar
Plan and Design a Technology-Enabled Lab Space

May 11, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern
A record 31 million square feet of life-science space was under development during the fourth quarter of 2021, according to CBRE. The Q4 total includes new construction and conversions of offices into lab space. The development includes known life science clusters in Boston, Philadelphia, and San Diego, yet new areas emerge in Houston, D.C., Nashville, and others. For today’s modern lab space, technology enablement and integration are imperative. This AIA-approved webinar will provide an in-depth look at the technology requirements of lab space, the challenges with legacy design, programming to create scale, and using global certification standards, planning, and design techniques to create world-class, high-performing lab space.

The webinar us for property developers, architects, and building owners and operators focused on developing and integrating lab space.


LEDG Welcomes Ryan Hennessy, Project Manager, to the Design/Build Team

April 7, 2022
LEDG is very excited to announce hiring a new project manager, Ryan Hennessey. He brings a diverse background in project leadership to LEDG’s data center and mission-critical infrastructure design-build team led by Bill Crane. Ryan will play an integral role in working directly with LEDG customers and partners across the U.S.

Before joining LEDG, Ryan served in the U.S. Navy and held positions in private and public sector organizations managing all phases of construction in addition to information technology (IT) and low-voltage and A/V implementations. He is a seasoned project management professional building long-term relationships with vendors and contractors, overseeing budgets, timelines, and all aspects of delivery.

Ryan resides in New Jersey with his family and enjoys boating, Dungeons and Dragons, and finally going to see live concerts again!
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