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Frank Scala


Corporate Commercial | Market Co-Leader

"I enjoy having the ability to be a technology advisor to clients and provide them the education and insight that leads to innovative and effective design.”

Frank Scala is a versatile building technology consultant with 24 years of experience in both hands-on system integration and design consulting with a specialization in Security and Intelligent Building solutions. With his extensive project management expertise, he consults on initial technology master planning and assessment with stakeholders, through all design phases, including budgeting, construction documentation, and commissioning. Frank’s knowledge of the latest technologies in digital connectivity and smart technology informs his practice, as does his experience with technology integration in the built environment. He has collaborated on many award-winning buildings.

Frank serves as Acentech’s Corporate/Commercial Co-Market Leader, responsible for marketing strategy, client development and industry thought leadership.

The Art of Engineering

Frank’s favorite quote is from Sir Ove Arup: “Engineering problems are under-defined, there are many solutions, good, bad and indifferent. The art is to arrive at a good solution. This is a creative activity, involving imagination, intuition and deliberate choice.”


  • Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA), Certified Technology Specialist (CTS)
  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), Physical Security Professional (PSP)
  • WiredScore Accredited Professional
  • SmartScore Accredited Professional
  • Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI), Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)
  • ASIS International, Physical Security Steering Committee
  • International CPTED Association (ICA) member
  • AVIXA, Member
  • BICSI, Member
  • WiredScore, Member
  • M.B.A. Coursework, Norwich University, 2009
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Wentworth Institute of Technology, 1999