Meet the team of professionals who make up the Advanced Solutions Education Specialist team.  These talented individuals not only teach the class, they create the content and write the instruction manuals.  Their extensive industry and technology experience ensures a fantastic class experience for Advanced Solutions’ students.

Heather Adams, PE

Education Specialist Manager & Infrastructure Education Specialist

Heather Adams manages Advanced Solutions’ Education Specialist team and teaches classes focused on the Infrastructure Industry.  Heather holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Tennessee.  She began working with Advanced Solutions in April 2007 and previously worked for JJG and Strand.  Heather is a Professional Engineer in Water Resources, an Autodesk Certified Instructor, and holds Professional Certifications in Civil 3D and AutoCAD.

Software Technology Experience

  • Civil 3D
  • Civil 3D Advanced
  • Map 3D
  • AutoCAD
  • Infraworks
  • AutoCAD Raster Design

Robert Savage

Education Specialist

Robert is an Education Specialist for Manufacturing Solutions.  He holds an Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering & Manufacturing.  Before joining Advanced Solutions, Robert worked for Remotec/Northrop Grumman and now has a decade of experience implementing, supporting, and training Autodesk products in the Manufacturing industry.  Robert is an Autodesk Certified Instructor and has a Professional Certification for Inventor.

Software Technology Experience

  • 3ds Max
  • AutoCAD
  • AutoCAD Electrical
  • AutoCAD Mechanical
  • Autodesk Buzzsaw
  • Autodesk Vault
  • Inventor iLogic
  • Inventor Professional
  • Inventor Publisher
  • Simulation DFM
  • Simulation Moldflow Advisor
  • Showcase
  • Solidworks

Jason Smith

Education Specialist

Jason Smith is an Education Specialist for Building Solutions.  Before joining Advanced Solutions, Jason worked as a Production Design & BIM Manager at HDR, Inc. Jason holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer-Aided Drafting & Design and has more than 20 years experience implementing, supporting, and training Autodesk products in the Architecture industry.  Jason is Professionally Certified in Autodesk Revit.

Software Technology Experience

  • Revit Architecture
  • Revit Server
  • AutoCAD Architecture
  • Autodesk Buzzsaw
  • Autodesk A360

Scott Bacon

Education Specialist

Scott Bacon is an Education Specialist for Manufacturing Solutions.  Scott holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the Purdue School of Engineering and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Mechanical Drafting & Design.  Prior to joining Advanced Solutions, Scott worked as a Project Engineer and Manufacturing Engineer and has used Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD since 2005.  Scott is Professionally Certified in Autodesk Inventor.

Software Technology Experience

  • AutoCAD
  • Autodesk Vault
  • Fusion 360
  • Revit
  • Navisworks
  • Inventor
  • 3DS Max
  • Solidworks/Solidworks EPDM