Leadership and Contacts

Pete Buongiorno, President
Before coming to BARR, Pete was involved in industrial sales with the world’s largest manufacturer of electronic components and printed circuit board packaging devices.

Pete has 25-years of sales and management experience in generating high customer service levels. Pete delivers a team to work on the best solutions to maintenance programs, service, equipment replacements, Direct Digital Controls and other Energy Management Strategies. He oversees the sales and marketing.

His experience always leads to a straightforward approach by recommending the best solution to a customer’s air conditioning needs. He fixes problems. He finds solutions.

Pete earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from California State University Fullerton.

He has also completed fundamental and intermediate courses for Building Automation,

Mike Buongiorno, Vice President of Field Operations
Before joining Barr Engineering, Mike was involved for over ten years with one of the largest commercial concrete contractors in Southern California.

As the Operations Manger at BARR, Mike has twenty years of experience with project management and hands on supervision.

Mike is knowledgeable on all aspects of air conditioning construction in existing buildings, including sheet metal, chilled water and hot water piping, refrigeration piping, electrical rigging and setting equipment. When someone sees it as a problem, Mike sees it as an opportunity. Constantly learning and finding solutions to problems.

Mike earned his degree in Construction Management from California State University Long Beach and holds both a C-20 mechanical license and a C-10 electrical license for the State of California.

We at Barr Engineering and our clients are glad we can use the skills that Mike brings to each and every job.


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Vice President of Operations:
Mike Buongiorno

Accounting/Human Resources Director:
Virginia Powell
562-944-1722 ext.3023

Service Technician Supervison:
Jorge Varela