Our team

B&P Leadership

  • Abbas Shirian, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CGD

    Principal, Mechanical Engineer | New Mexico

    Abbas Shirian

    Abbas is a Principal and Mechanical Engineer who leads the firm’s commercial group. He is a Certified Geo Exchange Designer with over 35 years of experience designing mechanical systems for educational, healthcare, environmental, commercial and institutional facilities. Abbas received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of New Mexico, and was named Energy Engineer of the Year by the NM Chapter of the Association of Energy.

  • Andrew Beck, PE

    Principal, Mechanical Engineer | New Mexico

    Andrew Beck

    Andrew is a Principal and Mechanical Engineer, primarily focusing on laboratory and supporting work within Sandia National Laboratories. His experience includes: government, laboratory, central utilities, cleanroom and computer/data center projects. Andrew received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Arizona and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of New Mexico.

  • Bill Herbst, PE

    Principal, Electrical Engineer | New Mexico

    Bill Herbst

    Bill is a Principal and Electrical Engineer with 35+ years of experience covering all aspects of exterior utility and interior building systems. He is the firm's leading electrical engineer for highly specialized building environments at commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. Bill received his Bachelor of Engineering in electrical engineering from the University of Dayton, and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

  • Eric Conklin, PE

    Principal, Mechanical Engineer | New Mexico

    Eric Conklin

    Eric is a Principal and Mechanical Engineer with experience designing mechanical systems for educational, healthcare and government facilities. He received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of New Mexico, and is a member of ASHRAE.

  • Ilir Mesiti, PE, LEAD AP BD+C

    Principal, Mechanical Engineer | New Mexico

    Ilir Mesiti

    Ilir is a Principal and Mechanical Engineer for the commercial group. His mechanical engineering experience is primarily in K-12, higher education, laboratory, judicial and healthcare projects. Ilir is also experienced in the design of financial, hospitality, manufacturing, religious and community facilities. He received his Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of New Mexico.

  • John Heck, PE, LEED AP

    Principal, Electrical Engineer | New Mexico

    John Heck

    John is a Principal, Electrical Engineer serving as the leader for the firm’s commercial electrical engineering and technology consulting business groups. He has more than 29 years of experience in the design and engineering of electrical and low-voltage systems for healthcare, educational, hospitality, laboratory and office facilities. John received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from California Polytechnic State University.

  • John Montaño, PE

    Principal, Electrical Engineer | Arizona

    John Montaño

    John Montaño is a Principal, Electrical Engineer and Leader of the Arizona regional office. John’s 25+ years of experience range from designing electrical engineering systems for healthcare, educational and commercial facilities to project management. John received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of New Mexico and is a member of Central Arizona Society for Healthcare Engineers and Valley Partnership.

  • Mike Dexter, PE, LEED AP

    Principal, Mechanical Engineer | New Mexico

    Mike Dexter

    Mike is a Principal and Mechanical Engineer who serves as the President of B&P. He has 35+ years of experience designing healthcare facilities, central utility systems and system optimization. He has a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering and an M.B.A. from the University of New Mexico. Mike is also a certified ASHRAE Healthcare Facilities Design Professional, and was named Energy Engineer of the Year by the Association of Energy Engineers.

  • Rich Reif, PE, LEED AP

    Principal, Mechanical Engineer | New Mexico

    Rich Reif

    Rich is a Principal and Mechanical Engineer with 20+ years of experience. He is well-versed in designing for educational, commercial, government, healthcare, athletic and military facilities. Rich earned his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of North Carolina, he is a member of ASHRAE and serves on the Board of the New Mexico chapter of NAIOP.

  • Robert Conley, PE, LEED AP

    Principal, Mechanical Engineer | New Mexico

    Robert Conley

    Robert is a Principal and Mechanical Engineer; he joined B&P after graduating from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering. His engineering experience covers all aspects of project delivery, from conceptual/feasibility studies to detailed design submittals for government, laboratories, mission critical, commercial and education facilities. He is a member of the Society of American Military Engineers and ASHRAE.

  • Scott Atwater, PE

    Principal, Mechanical Engineer | New Mexico

    Scott Atwater

    Scott Atwater is a Principal and Mechanical Engineer with over 14 years of experience at B&P. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University, he has since become experienced in designing mechanical systems for healthcare, commercial, laboratories, mission critical, government, military, and Sensitive Compartmented Information facilities. He is a member ASHRAE, New Mexico Chapter.

  • Steve Taylor, PE, LEED AP BD+C

    Principal, Mechanical Engineer | Colorado

    Steve Taylor

    Steve Taylor is a Principal, Mechanical Engineer and Leader of the Colorado regional office. His project experience includes project management and mechanical engineering design for healthcare, commercial, industrial, and educational facilities. Steve received his Bachelor of Science in architectural engineering from Kansas State University, and is a member of the Colorado Association of Healthcare Engineers & Directors.