About Us

Our Mission Statement: At AlfaTech, we empower our team members to reach their highest potential as leaders and experts in their fields. Our clients are our first priority, and these relationships are based on mutual trust and integrity. We focus on environmentally conscious and innovative design, as well as flexible, sustainable, and inspiring solutions for today and for our future generations—a responsibility we take seriously.

Leadership

Authentic. Ethical. Smart. Dynamic. Energized. Committed. Inventive. Compassionate. Expert. Loyal. These are the characteristics that represent the AlfaTech team. Each member of our staff embodies our culture and values. It is through each individual’s expertise and vision that we are able to provide the most reliable, practical, innovative and sustainable solutions for our clients.

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    Jeff’s long-term client relationships are the foundation AlfaTech’s success. Since the firm’s founding, Jeff has grown AlfaTech’s markets and expanded our footprint to include three offices in California, and locations in Europe, Asia and Australia. His 30+ years’ experience in engineering design, development, and project execution today totals over $20b worldwide.

    JEFF FINI, PE, MBA

    Founder and CEO

    Board of Directors

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    Tim brings expertise in project management, consulting engineering and construction administration to his work. The breadth of his experience has provided exposure to countless challenges, which he has successfully met by delivering creative and efficient solutions. He has also helped establish successful and long term client relationships.

    TIM CHADWICK, PE, LEED AP

    President, Mechanical Engineer / San Jose

    Board of Directors

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    Overseeing San Francisco office operations, Saied brings 30+ years of experience in the design of HVAC systems in a multitude of building types, providing technical expertise in high performance systems . His design oversight includes energy and operating cost studies, HVAC system selection, QC, commissioning and fire life safety/smoke control testing.

    SAIED NAZERI, PE, CPD, LEED AP

    Partner, Mechanical Engineer / San Francisco

    Board of Directors

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    Rich is an established IT professional, with expertise in design, procurement and implementation project management of technology and infrastructure. With over 30 years of experience, Rich specializes in mission critical data center design, telecommunications, network architecture, physical layer infrastructure and management consulting.

    RICH GARRISON

    Partner, Technology

    Board of Directors

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    As Los Angeles office leader, Diarmuid provides strong technical expertise and team leadership. He ensures use of the latest engineering software, energy efficient MEP product research, LEED design implementation as well as energy modeling reviews. His projects include core and shell renovations, new construction and TI.

    DIARMUID HARTLEY

    Managing Director, Mechanical Engineer / Los Angeles

    Board of Directors

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    Pam Brandon has almost three decades of experience in design and construction. She has extensive project management experience, and has led international, multi-disciplinary teams to the successful completion of projects varying in size and complexity from small high-end residential to large concert halls, laboratories, hospitals and museums.

    PAM BRANDON, SE, LEED AP

    Sr. Principal

    MEP Project Management

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    Board Advisory Team / Marcus brings 23 years’ experience designing mechanical systems for high-rise residential, mixed-use, retail, corporate, TI, and data center projects. Marcus’ expertise ensures the most energy efficient and flexible designs. He is actively involved in design, analysis, and implementation of systems using low energy, innovative/sustainable technologies.

    MARCUS KEAY, LEED AP

    Sr. Principal, Mechanical Engineer / San Francisco

    Department Leadership

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    An industry veteran, Elizabeth leads new business development, primarily focused on AlfaTech’s San Francisco office, with overall responsibility for the San Jose office and other international locations.  Elizabeth ensures strong, trusted client relationships, forages new opportunities, and oversees marketing and corporate brand firm-wide.

    ELIZABETH MONTI

    Principal, Corporate Business Development

    Department Leadership

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    Jorge brings 20+ years of electrical, structured cabling, information systems and telecommunications experience, with a primary emphasis on data communications, and technology infrastructure projects. Jorge provides expertise in needs assessment, systems design, project estimating, and project management for multi-disciplined projects.

    JORGE MERAZ, RCDD

    Principal, Technology / Los Angeles

    Department Leadership

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    Board Advisory Team / Mark is experienced in the design and construction of educational, corporate, and hospitality projects. He is well-versed in the preparation of programming and master plans, feasibility studies, building evaluations, and coordination studies. He has been lead engineer on numerous deep green projects, where he has applied his specialty in sustainable design.

    MARK FISHER, PE, LEED AP

    Principal, Electrical Engineer / San Jose

    Department Leadership

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    Rohini is an award-winning lighting professional with 15+ years of experience.  Her architectural background, combined with a specialization in sustainability has driven the LEED certification of numerous projects. She is well versed in lighting design concepts, control systems, simulations, renderings and code compliance.

    ROHINI PENDYALA, MIES

    Senior Lighting Designer

    Department Leadership

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    Reza has managed design and construction administration of a range of mechanical engineering, plumbing and fire protection projects, with a focus on education for 30+ years. He has expertise in site infrastructure, utilities, new construction and upgrade projects and has fostered long-term relationships with school districts, clients and architects.

    REZA ZARE

    Partner, Mechanical Engineer / San Jose

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    Zoheir has more than 25 years of industrial and commercial engineering experience in the US and across the globe. He has been involved in various types of chemical, petrochemical refineries, high-voltage substations design, industrial, institutional, civic, high education, hospitality and heavy technical projects.

    ZOHEIR GUEMMAT, PE

    Principal, Electrical Engineer / Los Angeles

    Department Leadership

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    Over Walker’s 16-year career, he has honed skills that, as an MEP project manager, allow him to partner with and lead dynamic, passionate MEP team members to deliver exceptional projects that exceed our clients’ expectations, including mission critical data center and flagship Class-A office space.

    WALKER KELLOGG, LEED AP, CSDP, WELL AP

    Project Manager

    MEP Project Management

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    Overseeing San Francisco office operations, TG offers almost four decades experience in the design of mechanical systems for state and county juvenile, adult detention, educational, healthcare, commercial and industrial facilities. His expertise includes the design of HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, water treatment and process piping systems.

    TG DAVALLOU, LEED AP

    Partner, Mechanical Engineer / San Francisco

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    Arun has ten years of experience in Energy Consulting and Utility Programs. Arun brings expertise in energy simulations and calculations in compliance with CEC, in addition to modeling of advanced HVAC systems, under floor air distribution systems, active/passive chilled beams, radiant floor systems, natural ventilation systems and displacement ventilation systems.

    ARUN BALAJI

    Project Manager, Commissioning & Energy Solutions

    Department Leadership

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    Jose is a Lead Electrical Designer in San Francisco and has over 30 years of design experience. He has been responsible for the overall design of lighting and electrical systems of major projects from conceptual design to delivery for a myriad of facility types.

    JOSE GONZALEZ

    Principal, Electrical Designer / San Francisco

    Department Leadership

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    Mark oversees all internal Information Technology systems, ensuring our firm is always using the most cutting-edge technology for our projects. His responsibilities include management of company-wide system upgrades, troubleshooting, and technology equipment distribution.

    MARK SMITH

    Director of Corporate IT

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    Board Advisory Team / Jerry brings over 15 years of experience in financial management in the professional services industry to his role as Director of Finance. He is a confident leader, creating and implementing sound financial strategies to guide AlfaTech through inevitable periodic fluctuations in the market.

    Jerry Guardanapo, Jr.

    Director of Finance

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    Alison has over 25 years of experience in the Human Resources/Talent Acquisitions industry, including companies that span child development educational centers, multi-level marketing and construction, among others. She is often the first contact for the best and brightest in the industry, across all areas of expertise, to learn about AlfaTech.

    ALISON EISCHENS, PHR

    Director of Human Resources & Talent Acquisitions

    Department Leadership