Management Team

Phil Rafferty

Phil Rafferty is President and Co-Founder for DSI, and has more than 30 years of experience in the data center business. Prior to co-founding DSI in 1991, he was the General Manager for a Los Angeles-based data center electrical contractor. More…

Ric Maxson

Ric Maxson is Co-founder, Owner and Operations Lead for DSI, one of the country’s most successful data center design/build companies and electrical contractors. Ric has been instrumental in nearly every major project the firm has completed over the company’s rich history. More…

Chris Bibeau

Chris Bibeau is the Arizona Regional Director for DSI. He has more than 27 years of experience in the construction industry. Chris takes pride in understanding each client’s needs and desires for all aspects of any project being discussed. More…

Jim Pocock

Jim Pocock is the Northern California Regional Director, as well as, Lead Manager on projects in the region for DSI. He oversees the design and build – as well as expansions, consolidations, changes and additions – of data centers and high technology facilities of all sizes from sales to facility commissioning. More…

Brent Ciulei

Brent Ciulei is Electrical Services Manager for DSI. He is a key Project Manager who oversees new and expansion data center initiatives from design through close-out documentation. More…

Mike Derdowski

Mike Derdowski is the Business Development/Project Manager for DSI’s Northern California office. Including Mike’s years as a general contractor in Northern California, he has over 20 years of extensive experience in general construction, electrical contracting, project management as well as sales and business management. More…

Jim Dunn

Jim Dunn is lead Project Manager for DSI where he oversees some of the largest and most complex design and installation projects. Working on new and expanding data centers and data storage facilities, Jim specializes in evaluating, planning, design and construction of complete data centers. More…

Steve Clark

Steve Clark is a Project Manager for DSI where he oversees infrastructure cabling initiatives – from sales through commissioning and maintenance. Among major projects he managed were Stater Brothers and Santa Ana Unified School District. More…

Sharon Tye

Sharon Tye is the Southern California Business Development representative in charge of establishing professional relationships with customers, vendors and executives within the mission critical industry. More…

Jeff McCartney

Jeff McCartney is Western Regional Business Development Manager for DSI. Jeff works on developing strategic business relationships with current and potential clients, manufacturers, and engineers. More…

Vern Koops

Vern Koops is Project Superintendent for DSI where he is responsible for electrical systems and low-voltage cabling projects. He provides project management and general supervision of electricians and installers on tasks of all sizes and levels of complexity. More…
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Scott Koons

Scott Koons is Construction Project Manager for DSI where he oversees new and expansion data center projects from design through closeout documentation. More…

Jon McSweeny

Jon McSweeny is the Business Administrator for DSI. His primary focus is working with DSI customers and primary business partners to make certain that all DSI installations meet all customer expectations. More…

Tim Prokopow

Tim Prokopow, Project Manager, has over 25 years in the electrical/data center industry. Prior to joining DSI, Tim performed project manager duties at a Los Angeles area data center electrical contractor and an Orange County Mission Critical contractor. More…

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