Professional Recognition

Recognized for contributions to the AECO industry, leadership within NIBS Building Information Management Council (former buildingSMART alliance) and participation in several other global industry boards.

Retired, Solutions Executive, Bentley Systems Inc.
Past Chair, former buildingSMART alliance, NIBS


The Founders Award is presented by the Bentley brothers that founded Bentley Systems, Inc. in recognition of a colleagues continuous contribution to advancing the technology innovation and business success of the company.


For contributions to the National BIM Standard-US, Version Three (NBIMS-US V3) Project Committee and efforts specifically as Chair of the NBIMS-US V3 Nominating Committee.

Dana Smith, FAIA, Executive Director, buildingSMART alliance
Chris Moore, Chair, NBIMS-US V3


The Founders Award is presented by the Bentley brothers that founded Bentley Systems, Inc. in recognition of a colleagues continuous contribution to advancing the technology innovation and business success of the company.


Major General Merdith W. B. (Bo) Temple, Deputy Commanding General, Military and International Operations, Director of Military Programs, Headquarters U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, awarded to Bentley Systems the Engineer Regiment Challenge Coin. Andy's responsibility was project manager for Bentley's team to successfully complete the Construction Operations Building Information Exchange (COBIE) demonstration which stressed the importance of performance based, open standards for information exchange among all industry stakeholders.


Andy's contribution to Bentley Building has been outstanding; his knowledge, leadership, and work significantly added to our success in 2006. His work with the (GSA) General Services Administration and the (IFC) Industry Foundation Classes standards, his tireless support for the sales organization on last minute presentations and travel were above and beyond his standard duties. To achieve an excellent results with airports he developed outstanding marketing materials working with Corporate Marketing. He reached out to the other verticals as their products are included in this Airport solution.

Brad Workman, Vice President Bentley Building


Extremely dedicated and loyal Bentley employee who demonstrates an "above and beyond the call" attitude every single day. He is universally appreciated by both users and staff. His communication skills are excellent. As a remote employee, Andy has become a master at serving remote territories and remote staff, and yet there are few people, staff or users, that don't think Andy is right around the corner, no matter where they are. Details are important to our business and details are a particular specialty of Andy's. from making sure our users are invoiced correctly, to persistently pursuing solutions to compensation issues for his team, Andy has an amazing ability to make everyone's problems his number one priority and perhaps most intriguing of all, Andy does everything with a happy-go-lucky smile.

Les Postnikoff, Global Vice President Professional Services


Deserving of the Corporate Achievement Award because of his tireless efforts to assist end users' consulting needs as a Project Manager. He has contributed significantly to Bentley's success in numerous accounts. His major Bentley achievements in the last year include organizing and leading the Model Engineering product benchmark that resulted in increased efforts to integrate all MEBG products and to focus attention to the need for integration testing before encountering the unknowns at the end users site; managing the NBBJ companywide rollout of MicroStation TriForma; managing a major customization opportunity with Urban Data Solutions in the integration and customization of TriForma and MicroStation for line of site analysis for the telecommunications industry.

Ed Reynolds, Global Vice President Technical Support.


In practice for less than a decade, on the cutting edge of technology, he translates complex computer technology into practical uses for the architect, educating architects nationwide and bridging the gap between technology and its successful use in practice.


For his leadership, enthusiasm and dedication to serving the members of AIA Atlanta through the constant pursuit of increased member benefits as President of the AIA Atlanta Chapter.


In recognition of extraordinary service to AIA Georgia and its members for support of staff operations, development of office information systems and for establishing the AIA Georgia web site for statewide communications.


Honor Society in Architecture and Allied Arts, does hereby certify that Andrew Travis Smith was initiated into the Fraternity by the Rho Chapter of the Georgia Institute of Technology. In witness whereof this certificate is given by the Grand Chapter Tau Sigma Delta.