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Key hires augment Coffman’s San Diego electrical engineering department and renewable energy capabilities

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, October 1, 2021 – Coffman’s San Diego office announced it will hire electrical engineers, Brian Dersch, PE, LEED AP, and Steven Walker. They will join Coffman’s San Diego electrical engineering department and start on October 18th, 2021.

Brian Dersch and electrical engineering staff joining Coffman

Brian Dersch, PE, LEED AP

Brian is the president and CEO of Dersch Design & Engineering (DDE), a San Diego-based electrical engineering firm providing designs of power, lighting, and renewable energy systems. In October 2021, Brian will close his business of eight years and has accepted an offer to join Coffman. Steven is an employee of DDE and will also join Coffman. These key hires will augment Coffman’s San Diego electrical engineering department and expand the company’s renewable energy capabilities.

“Founding Dersch Design & Engineering has been an incredible achievement, and I am thankful to have been entrusted by clients with their projects over the past eight years,” said Brian Dersch. “It was time for me to hang up my owner’s hat and focus on the next chapter in my career. I can’t think of a better place for me and Steven to land than at Coffman.”

San Diego Electrical Engineering Department

Brian will join the San Diego electrical engineering department as a senior discipline manager and support electrical engineering principal, Joe Dews, PE. The department will expand to include 12 team members.

“I have so much respect for the business Brian built in San Diego. We are fortunate to continue the partnership we started many years ago, now as colleagues,” said Joe. “They are a natural fit at Coffman, and our services and market experience are complementary. I’m excited to see what we accomplish together.”

In addition to the greater depth of electrical engineering services in power and lighting design, Brian and Steven are experienced in renewable energy system design, including energy efficiency upgrades, solar PV systems, battery energy storage systems, and microgrids.

View the press release and fact sheet and join us in welcoming our newest electrical engineering team members!