Roy Lee, P.E.  ~ President / Principal of Engineering

Over the last twenty-eight years, Mr. Lee has established an exceptionally solid background of electrical, mechanical and plumbing engineering design.  Along with high quality project, construction administration and management skills, his many engineering designs include new construction and renovation projects, large size governmental and industrial facilities, multi-family housing, commercial, retail and department stores, restaurants, supermarkets, recreation centers, resorts and clubhouses, custom homes, medical and office buildings.

Mr. Lee earned his BSEE degree in 1989 at UC Irvine, and holds dual Professional Registrations in the fields of both Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. He is currently licensed in the states of California, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Colorado and Hawaii under both disciplines. Mr. Lee has become a Certified Green Building Professional, as well as a Certified Energy Analyst (CEA) in both residential and non-residential capacities.  He has been certified by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES), and is a proud Member of professional associations such as ASHRAE, IEEE, the AAAe, and the NFPA. 

Mr. Lee has progressively acquired a great deal of experience and knowledge in the design of various types of Building HVAC systems, central systems, utilizing chillers and cooling towers.  His vast project experience ranges from industrial facilities, retail centers, restaurants, fast food chains, and office buildings, to various multi family housing facilities, recreational buildings, custom homes, supermarkets, department stores, and fire stations, as well as school modernization and construction.  His knowledge includes building load calculation, California State Title-24 Energy Compliance, Project Management and Construction Administration. 

Mr. Lee’s multi-discipline engineering accomplishments and expertise include facility power distribution and lighting system design, building HVAC, domestic water, waste, gas and plumbing system design, energy analysis and compliance, switch utilities, computer room power distribution, UPS emergency power system design, PCS cell site power system design, fire alarm system design and other specialized high-tech facilities.
Glenn B. Guevarra ~ Project Manager and Senior Electrical Engineer

In the last nineteen years of his engineering career, Mr. Guevarra has progressively built up a great deal of skill and knowledge in the design of various types of electrical systems. His extensive project experience ranges from industrial facilities, retail centers, restaurants, fast food chains, and office buildings, to various multi-family housing facilities, recreational buildings, custom homes, supermarkets, department stores, and civic centers, as well as school modernization and construction. In addition, Mr. Guevarra's engineering skills include building power and lighting distribution, building load calculation, California State Title-24 Compliance, Project Management and Construction Administration.

Mr. Glenn Guevarra earned his BSEE engineering degree from UC Irvine, California, in 1998, and has become one of the core members of Southwest Group Engineering Consultants, Inc.


Mike (Ming Liang) Chan ~ Senior Electrical Engineer

Mr. Chan is an accomplished electrical designer with extensive consulting experience. For over 23 years he has proven excellent work in project development programs for commercial, residential, retail, industrial and government markets. He has broad knowledge of electrical design, including building power and lighting distribution, building load calculation, California State Title-24 Energy Compliance, Project Management and Construction Administration, comes from years of experience. He is proficient in how to devise new approaches to problems, prepare and modify drawings, specifications, calculations, and monitor work for compliance while still adhering to applicable codes.

Mr. Chan's engineering knowledge expands to National Fire Protection Association/National Electrical Code (NFPA/NEC) Standards, California Title 24 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, and IEEE/IES/API Standards.


Michael Beat ~ Senior Electrical Engineer

Michael Beat has joined our firm with over thirty years' experience in the field of electrical engineering design. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Electrical engineering from UCLA, holds a California EIT certificate, and is recognized for his extensive qualifications, and work ethic. His expertise is in lighting and power distribution design. He's proficient in design for commercial, health care, high rise residential buildings, and site works. We're proud to have Michael part of our electrical design team.


Bob Allen ~ Senior Electrical Engineer

Bob has over 40 years' experience in electrical engineering in both design and construction. He has worked on a variety of areas in the electrical field from power and lighting distribution, navigational systems, weapon systems, radar, degaussing systems, performed arc flash studies, design build, to SCCR studies/solutions. His experience extends from supermarkets, shopping centers, large computer rooms, commercial/industrial projects, residential projects, as well as medical facilities for both new construction as well as tenant improvements. He's experienced with conducting field surveys, safety inspections and generating reports as well. Bob is a true asset to our company.


Thomas Q. Do ~ Senior Mechanical Engineer

During the last fifteen years of his Mechanical Engineering career, Mr. Do has progressively acquired a great deal of experience and knowledge in the design of various types of Building HVAC systems, central systems, utilizing chillers and cooling towers.  His vast project experience ranges from retail centers, restaurants, and office buildings, to various multi-family housing facilities, recreational buildings, supermarkets and single family homes as well as school modernization and construction. 

Mr. Do is proficient in California Title-24 Energy Compliance and is a Certified Energy Analyst (CEA) for Non-residential and Residential buildings.


Travis Tran, P.E. ~ Senior Mechanical Engineer

During the last seventeen years of his Mechanical Engineering career, Mr. Do has progressively acquired a great deal of experience and knowledge in the design of various types of Building HVAC systems, central systems, utilizing chillers and cooling towers. His vast project experience ranges from retail centers, restaurants, and office buildings, to various multi-family housing facilities, recreational buildings, supermarkets and single family homes as well as school modernization and construction.

Mr. Tran’s multi discipline knowledge includes building load calculation, California State Title-24 Energy Compliance, Project Management and Construction Administration.


Joel Sturgill ~ Senior Plumbing Designer

Mr. Sturgill has a solid background in plumbing engineering design with over thirty-three years' experience, to include a wide range of projects such as educational facilities, public schools- modernizations and remodels- university medical facilities, hospital remodels, laboratories, multi-family housing, commercial, retail, industrial, military projects and restaurants.


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