Paragon Services Engineering Management Team
Wesley Dymek is a successful engineering and management professional with a diverse history of providing services to a variety of manufacturing and commercial real estate industries. Over the past, Wesley has developed a comprehensive background in the development and implementation of Total Maintenance Management (TMM) and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) solutions. He was successful providing training and staff development at numerous facilities throughout the country. Prior to joining Paragon Services, Wesley was responsible for multiple high-profile projects including the total facilitization of 120mm combustible tank ammunition production for NATO countries. Also, he was responsible for the development and management of processes producing wiring components for the space shuttle wire harnessing systems.
In his current position with Paragon Services Engineering, Wesley oversees and directs all engineering operations in their California and Nevada markets.
He is an active member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of San Diego and Orange counties, the San Diego Building Engineers Association (SDBEA), as well as the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE). A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Wesley holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Management.
Rosemary Dymek is an individual who is able to build relationships, trust, and rapport with almost anyone, and then be able to broker those relationships and make connections between people, creating partnerships and alliances, and motivating forward momentum ‘to get things done’. With an enthusiastic and genuinely friendly attitude, Rosemary radiates a sincere commitment and passion for delivering value and benefits to Paragon Services Engineering customers.
Leveraging on her ever expanding portfolio of qualifications covering accounting, contract administration, legal compliance, purchasing agent, insurance professional, and construction operations manager in her previous career positions, proves her flexibility in responding to various conditions and the ability to meet and exceed corporate goals and objectives.
Rosemary’s career includes leadership positions at construction companies, insurance brokerage firms, law firms, and school districts, where she handled complex systems implementation and development of internal control policies, team building, and operational streamlining.
Rosemary has been, and remains active with community services in developing and guiding our youth on the path of preparation and readiness for future careers. She was a volunteer with the US Naval Sea Cadet Corp, rising to the rank of Commanding Officer of Gunfighter Squadron and Training Ship Top Gun at MCAS Miramar. The organization is dedicated to developing and building exemplary citizenship and strong moral principles in our youth that may have the vision and passion for military careers.
In her current position, she brings the ability for oversight of setting strategy, vision, and company culture, to meet the needs of employees, business partners and communities.
Jack Bennings – Spanning decades of experience in the facilities management and engineering field, Mr. Bennings has held numerous managerial positions with a number of leading Real Estate Management Firms. His facilities and engineering background includes working in Mission Critical Data Center for a Fortune 100 Company, Class A Office Buildings, Critical Hospital Environments, Medical Research Institutions, Universities, and Mass Transit Facilities. Responsibilities have included the administration of budgets, contract management, capital projects, and construction management. Technical experience includes the coordination and oversight of the base build-out of 338,500 sq ft. tenant office space. Most recently he played an integral part in the upgrade of a Tier II Data Center to a Tier IV level, which included the construction of a 29,000 sq ft. energy plant, the installation of dual 15 KV, 7.5 MW diesel generator plants, integration of three 1.8 MW UPS systems, chiller plant upgrade to 3,250 tons, 100 new 30 ton CRAH units, and the piping distribution replacement under the raised data center floor, all without any disruption of operation of data center.
Mr. Bennings holds Engineering Licenses in multiple jurisdictions for low and high pressure steam plant operation, refrigeration, and energy auditing. He is active with various trade organizations including BOMA, IFMA, US Green Building Council, 7X24, SDBEA, and AFCOM. He holds current LEED GA accreditation. In addition, he is an active member of the Executive Board of Directors for S.D.B.E.A.
Kirk Leach – Vice President of Operations
Kirk Leach brings decades of valuable experience relative to the commercial real estate industry. His career started with a public utility provider in several high profile positions. This gave him the foundation, in support of his entreuprenurial spirit, that propelled the start-up of energy management, building automation systems, and eventually, engineering services companies. After several acquisitions, these companies are still operating as divisions of larger entities. During his tenure within the industry, he was instrumental in the development and design of “point-and-click” preventative maintenance and service work order software program still used extensively throughout the mechanical services industry.
Kirk has extensive knowledge and experience both operationally and technically, that will allow the necessary support to our engineering staff and client partners. His primary responsibilities will be to provide comprehensive engineering solutions for our customers and engineering staff in the Orange County, Los Angeles County and Inland Empire markets.
Luis Alvarez – Operations ManagerLuis Alvarez has been in the facilities management field for 17 years and has experience in everything from Class A commercial buildings to facilities in the industrial, and hotel/retail industry.
Luis began his career in facilities maintenance when he started as a janitor for a 16-story high rise in San Diego. During this time Luis realized that he wanted to move forward in the field of engineering and eventually worked his way up to Utility Engineer. When he joined Paragon Services Engineering in 2000 he came on as a roving engineer, and during his 15-year run with us Luis has risen from roving engineer to Chief Engineer overseeing large tenant improvement projects as well as two major portfolios covering over 6 million square feet. In addition to his considerable engineering skills, Luis has proficiency of several different types of Energy Management Systems and has extensive knowledge of both low and high-rise buildings.
Luis holds certificates in several HVAC courses and is a new member of both SDBEA and BOMA San Diego. He plays a key role in our management department helping oversee a staff of 100+ engineers and building relationships with our current client base as well as new clients.