“On a team, it’s not the strength of the individual players, but it is the strength of the unit and how they all function together” -Bill Belichick
Kevin Delaney is the owner and original co-founder of DEI Systems. As President of DEI Systems, Kevin is responsible for overseeing the entire operation including, but not limited to, strategic and financial planning, marketing, preconstruction, business development, project engineering/design, and philanthropy.
Education: Kevin graduated & obtained a bachelor’s degree in 2002 from Fitchburg State University in the field of business administration with a specialization in marketing. He currently holds a Journeyman and Masters license in Massachusetts as well as Masters licenses in New Hampshire, Maine & Vermont. He also holds a Class S Security license in Massachusetts. Kevin is certified and trained in AutoCAD. Safety certifications include OSHA-10 and OSHA-30, and OSHA Confined Space standard 29 CFR 1910.146 certified.
Personal: Kevin enjoys traveling and spending time with his family at home and in Cape Cod. Also, coaching his daughters travel soccer teams, and is an avid multi sports fan.
Favorite Quote: "The reward for work well done, is the opportunity to do more" -Dr. Jonas Salk
In My Own Words: “I love going to work every day, the challenge of competing, seeing plans and designs come together, watching employees reach and exceed potential, most of all seeing clients self-assured at project completion that they put their investment and confidence behind the right electrical and systems team.”
Michael Simmons is the Vice President at DEI Systems. As Vice President, his responsibilities involve revenue generation, analyzing financial reports, attracting, retaining & motivating staff. He is also responsible for ensuring productive client relationships and partnerships for the benefit of DEI Systems. Michael also oversees large and special projects, as well as all Project Executives and Managers.
Education/Training: Mike attended Worcester State University before getting started in the electrical field in 1999. He has worked in all aspects of the trade including as an apprentice through a foreman in the field to estimating, project management and operations management in the office. Mike has held numerous licenses and certifications throughout his career including journeyman and masters licenses, OSHA 10, CEM and AutoCad certifications.
Personal: Mike enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, camping, fishing and golf. He also loves family time, and watching his daughter on the softball fields in the summer, as well as son in the hockey rinks in the winter. Mike is an avid Boston sports fan, especially following the Bruins and Patriots.
Favorite Quote: ”Success is where preparation and opportunity meet” – Bobby Unser
DEI Systems Culture: "Since starting at DEI as one of the first office employees in 2013, it has been amazing experience to not only grow with the company but also have a hand in helping build the amazing team of field and office personnel we have today. It really is a team effort to achieve success and I am proud to be a part of the DEI family."
Thomas Delaney is a Senior Project Manager for DEI Systems. As a Senior PM , he is responsible for planning day to day project operation, coordinating material, project finances, enforcing weekly project plans, and attending meetings and schedule coordination in representation of the company. Tom’s major strength is managing several moving parts simultaneously. Additionally, Tom manages DEI Systems HVAC Controls Division in all aspects including Estimating, and Project Management.
Tom is a 1997 graduate of UMass-Lowell with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He is also OSHA-10 certified.
Kyle Stewart is a Project Executive for DEI Systems. As a Project Executive, he is responsible for overseeing every aspect of multiple projects. Kyle resolves project issues and coordinates all manpower & supply chain items. Kyle is responsible for direct communication between general contractors, clients and is directly responsible for schedule and quality control. A true hybrid, Kyle’s hands are in so many aspects of DEI above and beyond his Project Executive duties. He manages DEI’s IT Team and Data Security, oversees logistics / property management, works with human resources, and is part of our marketing team.
Education: Kyle attended Middlesex Community College where he studied business. He holds Journeyman Electrical Licenses in both Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Kyle has also obtained multiple certifications in AutoCAD, Card Access Programming, Video Surveillance Programming, Video Surveillance Design, and Fire Alarm Programming.
Personal: Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, whether its hanging around the house or taking the RV out camping. In his free time he is always looking for a project item to build or create covering anything from woodworking to robotics.
Favorite Quote: "The perils of overwork are slight compared with the dangers of inactivity" -Thomas Edison
Julia Santos is the Finance Officer for DEI Systems. She manages accounting records and is responsible for the production of financial reports. Julia oversees all employees involved in the accounting process, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, inventory and compliance. Her duties are extensive and also involve assisting in the preparation of budgets, managing records and receipts, reconciling daily, monthly and yearly transactions, preparing balance sheets, processing invoices, and developing an in-depth knowledge of organizational products and process.
Education/Training: Julia graduated from Middlesex Community College with an associates degree in Business. Her career started at Wang Labs working in the payroll department and over the years she has worked for a handful of companies doing office administration, payroll, human resources, accounts payable & receivable and financial reporting.
Personal: Julia enjoys gardening, playing golf, cooking & spending time with family & friends. She also enjoys traveling, especially to West Palm Beach, Florida where she has a second home.
Favorite Quote: “Life is short, make it sweet!”
DEI Systems Culture: “I came to DEI in 2004 looking for a new opportunity where I could put my years of experience to good use. It was fun coming into a company that was just getting started…being part of the whole process & learning new skills along the way. When I started in 2004, we had around 20 employees and to see DEI grow into what it is today has been very rewarding! It’s great to work for a company that truly values all of its employees.
Jess is a Pre-Construction Coordinator for DEI Systems. She works in all areas of the pre-construction phase of projects such as sales, estimating, value engineering, scheduling, vendor selection, and other tasks as needed. Jess is also part of our marketing team.
Education/Training: Jesseca has completed training and obtained multiple certifications in the fields of Electrical Theory, AutoCAD, Electronic Estimating Software and Avigilon Access Control systems.
Personal: Jesseca enjoys traveling with her husband and trying new recipes in the kitchen. In her free time, she is most likely to be found outdoors whether it be hiking, swimming, or just relaxing with a good book.
Favorite Quote: “Define Success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live” -Anne Sweeny
DEI Systems Culture: “ I came to DEI in 2018 looking for a place where my skills could grow with the company. Being a part of a team that collectively sets goals, challenges each other, and constantly strives for greatness makes coming to work each day a gratifying experience.”
Michael Fay is a Senior Estimator for DEI Systems. He duties include estimating the cost, time, materials, labor, and equipment required for an electrical construction project. Mike performs cost analyses, determine the duration of a project, procure vendors and subcontractors, and ensure that resources are managed and deadlines are met. Mike is also proficient in design build projects.
David Garcia is a Senior Project Manager for DEI Systems. As a senior PM , he is responsible for planning day to day project operation, coordinating material, project finances, enforcing weekly project plans, and attending meetings and schedule coordination in representation of the company. David’s major strength is managing several moving parts simultaneously.
Education/Training: David Served 8 years in the Army National Guard where he was trained as a Military Police Officer and obtained an Associate’s degree in 1998 from Middlesex Community College in the field of Criminal Justice during his time in the military. He completed Electrical Journeyman Program in the evenings through Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School. David is trained in AutoCAD through Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Personal: David enjoys road tripping and spending time with his family up in the mountain and lakes regions of New England whether it’s hiking a 4000’+ mountain, snowboarding, or kayaking. He is also an avid car and motorcycle enthusiast.
Favorite Quote: “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” – Benjamin Franklin
DEI Systems Culture: “ I came to DEI in 2020 looking for a place where my skills could be utilized and further expanded. I feel like I found a home here where team work is encouraged, ideas are always valued, and growth is fostered.