PARTNERS

Fernando GalvezFernando Galvez, P.E., RCDD, CTM (AZ SBTR License Number 23911) is Principal and President of Monrad Engineering, Inc.  Fernando has 35 years of experience (28 years with the firm) in electrical engineering.  A graduate of the University of Arizona with a BSEE, Fernando is a registered professional engineer in Arizona and Nevada. He is also a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) with extensive experience in audio-visual, security and telecommunications systems for smaller and multi-million dollar projects.  Fernando is past president and an active member of ASPE, Southern Arizona Chapter, and an active member of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME).  He serves on the board of the Cornerstone Building Foundation and the American Consulting Engineering Companies of Arizona (ACEC).

 

Joseph SmithJoseph F. Smith, P.E.(AZ SBTR License Number 29708) is Principal and Vice President of Monrad Engineering, Inc. Joe has over 31 years of experience (17 years with the firm) in electrical engineering and maintaining/operating plant electrical systems.  He is a graduate of Syracuse University with a BSEE and received a Masters of Engineering in Electric Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  Joe is a registered professional engineer in New Jersey, Arizona, New York, Virginia, Hawaii, and many other states in the western USA.  He is an active member of the local chapter of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) and an active member in the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Southern Arizona Chapter.  A veteran of the United States Navy, Joe served over two years as a nuclear-trained, engineering division officer on a ballistic missile submarine.

 

Chris MonradChristian K. Monrad, P.E., LEED AP (AZ SBTR License Number 37386) is Principal and Vice President of Monrad Engineering, Inc.  Chris has over 30 years of experience (24 years with the firm) in electrical systems construction, estimating, engineering, design and construction phase administration.  He is a registered professional engineer in Arizona and is active in the International Dark-Sky Association as Vice-President of the Board and is a past president of the Southern Arizona Section of IESNA. Chris is the firm's designated U.S. Green Building Council representative and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Chris has been on the Board of Directors of the International Dark-Sky Association for over 16 years and is an expert in ‘dark sky friendly’ exterior lighting applications to minimize off-site glare and skyglow, while providing high performance energy-efficient lighting designs that instill a safe, secure and attractive aesthetic.

 



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