Nitin Kapadia, P.E., Certified Six Sigma Green Belt
Nitin Kapadia is a founder, President and CEO of DELFI Solutions, Inc. (DSI) a Minority Business Enterprise.
Prior to founding DELFI Solutions, in 2015, he worked with multinational fortune 500 companies locally and internationally, leading team of facilities engineers and contractors. He is a seasoned and passionate engineer with extensive expertise and experience in leading and developing facilities design, construction, start-up, commissioning, retro-commissioning, validation, smart building technology, facilities operation data analytics, facilities management, operation, maintenance. He led the development and implementation of “Smart and Integrated (SaIF) Facilities Pilot project” at fortune 500 company, implementing and leveraging real-time data analytics for optimizing facility operation, maintenance, reliability, sustainability and operational cost savings.
Nitin led the several commercial and large industrial capital construction projects from inception to occupancy for biotechnology-pharma, commercial and industrial space. Some of the construction projects he was involved were, 263,000 sq.ft. R&D and cGMP warehouse construction, clinical and commercial drug manufacturing facility, central utility plant upgrade, 10 million gallons per day sea water desalination plant, 2400 MW power plant, commercial high rise office buildings, petrochemical plant in USA, Middle East and India.
Nitin brings a unique industry and engineering perspectives due to his rich experience in complete life cycle of construction projects i.e. developing user requirement, feasibility studies, budget development and management, design development, construction supervision, start-up, commissioning, validation, close out, facility operation, maintenance and decommissioning of existing facilities.
He holds B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Sardar Vallabhbhai Regional college of Engineering and Technology, Surat, India and M.S. in Computer Science from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. He holds Profession Engineering (P.E.) License for the State of Texas and he is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt. He is a member of ISPE, ASHRAE and Texas Board of Professional Engineers.
Jason McGehee, CxA, CEM, PMP, LEED AP
Jason a graduate of the Univ. of Maryland and UA Trades Professional School, as well as has over 28 years in the SoCal construction community. His experience is highly concentrated in HVAC, building automation systems, advanced lighting, and smart building technologies. His responsibilities ranged from the installation, start up, TAB, commissioning, design, programming, service, and project management of many different types of mechanical and control systems.
He has experience as a contractor and a commissioning agent, giving him a unique prospective about the commissioning process. Jason understands both the time and technical challenges that A/E and construction teams need to achieve. He proactively leads the commissioning process using a hands-on approach to testing and problem solving. Jason McGehee is an integral part of the project team and uses a team building approach to ensure the project’s success.