Leo Maya

Director of Electrical


BS, Engineering Management, Arizona State University


About Leo Maya

With over 25 years of design and project management experience, Leo Maya has worked on a wide array of projects including large commercial and industrial buildings, health care and institutional facilities, data centers, sports field lighting, street and area lighting, golf course electrical systems, custom residences, and various dry utility designs. Mr. Maya joined the Design West team in 2005 and in 2009 took over the responsibility of running the electrical production. Apart from standard electrical and lighting design, he oversees the electrical BIM design team; solar photovoltaic design; specialized analyses including arc flash, coordination studies and load flow evaluation; all low voltage applications including fire alarm, security, data and signal, and A/V systems. His continuing education in the field of the electrical engineering and lighting design, along with his membership and board position for the IESNA (Illuminating Engineers Society of North America) keep him up to date with the latest lighting and energy efficient technologies. Beyond his technical prowess, it is Mr. Maya’s dedication to maintaining long-term client relationships and his diverse background that have made him such a valuable asset to the Design West team. This dedication to customer service is evident in the work ethic and the character displayed by his whole team.

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