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Trent Wolfersberger

A photographic portrait of Trent Wolfersberger
Facility Manager, Supreme Court Building and Grounds

Trent Wolfersberger was graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He later received a Master of Engineering Degree from the University of Florida Civil Engineering Department. He is a professional mechanical engineer, licensed in the State of California.

Prior to joining the Architect of the Capitol, Trent was in the U.S. Navy, initially serving as a helicopter pilot, completing several deployments. He transferred to the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps where he held numerous assignments managing Navy Facilities and Environmental programs. He later served as the Executive Officer of a Seabee Battalion which deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and provided Civil Engineer relief efforts following the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004. Immediately following his separation from the Navy, Trent worked for a defense contractor providing systems engineering support to the Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office.

Trent joined the Architect of the Capitol in 2007 as the Assistant Superintendent for Facility Operations in the Senate Office Buildings where he directed the efforts of the Maintenance, Electrical, Fire Electronics and Elevator and Subway branches. He was later selected for assignment to the Capitol Power Plant as Deputy Director. In April of 2013 he was promoted to his current position as Facility Manager for the United States Supreme Court Building and Grounds.

Trent has always believed in leadership by example.  By focusing our first principles on excellence, we fully employ our talents and abilities in a manner that is worthy of emulation and respect by others.