The IntraWorks team is undoubtedly amongst the best in the nation. They are experts in security, safety and energy systems and know how to integrate these systems for maximum effectiveness and specialized applications. Client sector teams are led by industry experts in each of our customer categories including:
The IntraWorks Team
Kevin L. Mayer
Mr. Mayer has been in the security and building automation industry for over 31 years. He has owned and operated three different companies that span both physical and electronic security. Mr. Mayer has been CEO of IntraWorks for over 27 years and with his partners, has kept the company in a positive growth position for 24 of the 27 years; amounting to over 40 times growth over the period. Mr. Mayer holds a United States Patent for inventing a new and faster method of electronically communicating in large scale smart city applications. He has been a subject matter expert for two US congressional subcommittees on smart grid technology and smart city evacuation planning. He assisted in authoring the smart grid act, which adopted new open standards that enhanced connectivity and interoperability on the US electric grid. Mr. Mayer continues to be a subject matter expert for the DOE and other US federal agencies. Mr. Mayer believes that great people make great companies… it’s that simple. He and his team are passionate about using smart building technology to help their clients reduce risk, save energy, and add function to their businesses. He was quoted over 20 years ago saying “in our industry, if you provide impressive service, everything else will follow to make a great company”. This is still his belief.
Mr. Mills has over 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, where he served as Site Sustaining Operations Manager and Start-Up Manager. During this phase of his career, he had direct oversight of several billion-dollar manufacturing and construction projects. In these capacities, he was responsible for critical facilities infrastructure that included, but were not limited to; life safety, security, access control, and CCTV systems. From those experiences, he garnered 5 National Awards for Facilities Excellence, and received a commendation for the consistent development of high-performance organizations. Mills has also served as the Director of Technical Services/Business Systems for a one-of-a-kind, international Photovoltaic and Concentrated Solar Power venture, and is a Certified Plant Maintenance Manager (CPMM) and Master Business Coach (MBC). Most recently, he acted as a District General Manager for a Fortune 500 company in the Life Safety Industry, continuing his endeavor for the development of high performance teams, and thus, bringing both a true customer and provider perspective to IntraWorks. In addition to his career experience, Mills’ passion is teaching others the operational principles and philosophy that he has developed over the years. Mills has taught on the national level with a seminar titled, “Leadership the Missing Technology”, and has been published in a monthly leadership magazine for his insight on management.
Mr. Flores has been with IntraWorks for over 11 years working first as a technician, Journeyman, and finally manager of the installation department. His strong leadership and customer service skills have won him acclaim from our best clients and two employee of the year awards at IntraWorks. Mr. Flores has set extremely high installation standards for his team. These standards in wire and panel management, programming and project management have shown our clients a more effective way to maintain their systems and installation processes, which ultimately save them money. Mr. Flores believes that precise and well documented installations lead to great service and lower system life cycle costs for the building owner. Working smarter… not harder.
Mrs. Davis comes to IntraWorks with over 20 years of experience as Controller with K-Bob’s Capital Resource Group, U. S. Communications Contractors LLC, a subsidiary of Dycom Industries, and ZTEC Instruments Inc. which was acquired by Litepoint Corpoation in October of 2013. She volunteers as a member of the Audit Committee for Big Brother Big Sisters of New Mexico. Her diverse experience and knowledge base in accounting systems has given her the capability to manage her team of professionals who are responsible for the accounting and financial areas of IntraWorks and its associated companies.
Enterprise Sales, Founding Partner
Mr. Flores has been in the special systems and building automation industries for 43 years. He has managed a branch for a Fortune 500 security company, managed a large regional security company, owned and operated a security company, Vice President of 9 retail stores and currently a partner of IntraWorks for over 14 years. Mr. Flores as a Facility Security Officer has listed UL Central Stations with DOE and others in the commercial market. Mr. Flores is a former ASIS member, secretary, vice president and president of an Albuquerque based prestigious group of business owners and managers. His philosophy is to: Do it! Do it right! Do it right now! Do it with style! (Meaning: always exceed customers expectation)
Mr. Chavez has been in the security and life safety industry for over 23 years spending the last 14 years with IntraWorks. He currently operates as the Engineering Manager overseeing the engineering team and CAD operators. Mr. Chavez has worked in all phases of a building life cycle from the Engineering firm (IDC/TDC – Life Safety & Security Systems design for semi-conduction facilities), Facility Maintenance (Staff Augmentation to Sandia National Laboratories Facilities Department– Electrical & Life Safety Systems) and now on the contractor side ( IntraWorks – Life Safety and Security System Estimating & design). Mr. Chavez has wide range of experience in multiple systems including Fire Alarm And Evacuation Systems, Mass Notification Systems, Aspirating Smoke Detection, Emergency Communication Systems, School Intercom Systems, Paging Systems, Access Control Systems, Surveillance systems, Intrusion Systems, Liquid Leak Detection Systems, Gas Detection Systems, Perimeter Detection, Horizontal & Backbone Cabling, Fiber, Command and Control Rooms and Integrated Systems. Mr. Chavez has an associate’s degree in AutoCAD Drafting and Design and has been certified or attended training in the following areas and manufactures: NICET Fire Alarm Systems, EST – IRC3 & Quickstart with Signature Series, Extralis – Vesda, DMP, BICSI – Designing Networks, CMS – Access Control, Autodesk -AutoCAD, Bentley – Micrstation, CSC – IP Video, Enhanced Connectivity Solutions, Siemon – Screened & Shielded Cabling Systems, System Sensor – Fire Protection Technology & Design, AFAA – IBC & IFC, FireLite – Troubleshooting Fire Alarm Systems, Addressable Intelligent Fire Alarm Control Panels, DACT Communications Programming, Stratos – Aspirating Smoke Detection Systems, Corning – Fiber Optic Design, IFS – Fiber Optic Transmission System Design, Nice – NiceVision, MST Measurement Systems – Gas Detection, Maxxess – Access Control, Pelco – Surveillance.
Enterprise Sales, Founding Partner
Mr. Fava started his career in the US Air Force for 8 years as a Telecommunications Systems Equipment Maintenance Specialist. Since then he has spent over 24 years in the security, fire and building automation industry. Mr. Fava has a NM State Electrical License – ES-03 and is certified in the following systems: EST 2 Fire, QuickStart, FCI, Fenwall Suppression, Fike Suppression Systems, Autocall/Grinell, DMP, DSC, MAXXESS, Northern Computers/ Honeywell, GE/Infographics. Mr. Fava has decades of experience in designing Integrated Command and Control, Fire systems, Suppression systems, Access Control and Intrusion Detection systems. He has managed field installations for large industrial integrated projects with complex command and control located in high security areas. He is also very experienced in vulnerability assessment and design conceptualization for industrial facilities.
OPERATIONS MANAGER, Salt Lake City, Utah
Mr. Enquist began his security and special systems career as a locksmith and technician for over 6 years. In 2008, Mr. Enquist joined the IntraWorks team as the branch manager in Utah. As a branch manager he is responsible for successful project management for all special system installations to include: CCTV, delayed egress, intrusion alarm, fire alarm and access control installations. Small business inventory, fleet maintenance, scheduling service/ installations, human resources, surveying for proposals and customer service are some of the many tasks required of this position. Mr. Enquist is certified in Bosch B/GV series intrusion alarm certification, Bosch FPD-7024 fire alarm certification, Bosch Divar series DVR certification, Utah Burglar Alarm license holder, RCI Controls low voltage Magnetic Lock Wiring certification and he was the 2009 recipient of the employee of the year for IntraWorks. Mr. Enquist believes in holding the course for the long run… never quit and you will eventually succeed at any goal.
Charles Desmarais, PPS
BRANCH MANAGER, Las Vegas
Mr. Desmarais began his career in life safety as a salesman for ADT Fort Worth in 2000. Charles’s sales and leadership abilities were quickly noticed and he rose through the ranks at ADT, ultimately becoming a Sales and Installation Manager (General Manager) in the New Orleans office for ADT Security Services. Mr. Desmarais has served in key leadership positions several large security companies such as Stanley, Red Hawk Fire and Security and a smaller fire life safety company in Florida.
Charles is a member of ASIS, NFPA, and is pursing NICET certifications in alarm and inspection, test and maintenance of water-based systems. Charles is also certified as a backflow tester and rebuilder from the University of Florida and TREEO.
Charles is a veteran, having served with distinction in the United States Army. Charles is also a veteran law enforcement officer from Texas, holding several instructor certifications. Charles has received formal training on active shooter defense, as well as US State Department training on personal protection, achieving WPPS II certification. Charles is highly trained and experienced in threat and site assessments, as well as developing customer risk mitigation items based on assessment.
Southwest Regional Sales Manager
Mr. Bharadwaja has been in the security industry for the past seven years. Initially working in the industry within a healthcare environment for Guardsmark, LLC, he was promoted to the position of Manager / Sales Executive over Guardsmark’s Northern Nevada Branch in early 2012. In this role, he managed operations and business development throughout the market. In early 2015, Mr. Bharadwaja was hired by Whelan Security Co. as the Strategic Account Manager over their Samsung Austin Semiconductor and Samsung Austin Research Center accounts. In this role, he oversaw a staff of approximately 145 security personnel to include a 24/7 control room which holds the distinction as the largest privately operated control room in North America. Subsequent to this role, he assumed the role of General Manager / Business Development Manager over Whelan’s New Mexico and El Paso Offices. Mr. Bharadwaja held full P/L responsibilities over both branches and succeeded in improving year-over-year profitability and sales growth within his respective territory.
Mr. Bharadwaja holds membership within ASIS, previously serving as a chapter Treasurer. Mr. Bharadwaja is a previous winner of the ASIS Graduate Student Writing Competition and was invited to present his paper at the 2015 ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits in Anaheim, CA. Mr. Bharadwaja has experience drafting active shooter procedures and plans for clients and conducting presentations to their staff. He has attended Active Shooter Response preparation courses to improve his knowledge and training in this critical topic.
Mr. Bharadwaja holds a strong programming and technical interest which has inspired him to pursue a Mechanical Engineering degree. He has participated in the NASA Swarmathon Robotics competition and has experience programming in JAVA, C, and C++. Mr. Bharadwaja is a former Army reservist and holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science from Montana State University and an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Mr. Bharadwaja strongly believes in the sales philosophy that “people do not buy what you do, they buy why you do it.”