Serving customers as a Manufacturers’ Representative in the Northern California and Western Nevada since 1960, HWA has developed a reputation based on integrity, straightforward business ethics, and engineering ability. Our experience and electrical expertise has given us the opportunity to represent the best manufacturers in the industries we serve. We specialize in products for critical emergency power, data center infrastructure products and motor drives for industrial, HVAC and municipal projects.
We service a variety of customers ranging from end users, architects, consultants, installing contractors, value added resellers and distributors. With each of these clients, we provide the technical support and application expertise for our products. HWA is dedicated to its customers' needs. With a record spanning over 54 years, the HWA team has proven itself as a leader in the power products industry. In addition, we coordinate direct field support for the manufacturers we represent.
Jim is a major principal in HWA and has been with HWA since 1981. He has over 30 years experience in the design, application and sales of the critical electrical products. He is responsible for managing the sales and customer service in Northern California and supporting the wide variety of customers we serve.
Dennis is a managing partner and has been with HWA since 1992. He has over 25 years of experience in the UPS and critical emergency power industries. Dennis focuses on supporting consulting firms, end users, and installing contractors. He provides expertise designing reliable, fault tolerant solutions for business critical power environments.
George has been with HWA since 2007 and has over 20 years of experience in the UPS industry. George is well known in the Bay Area for providing excellent customer service and technically responsive solutions to ever-changing business continuity challenges. Based in our San Jose office, George focuses on serving the needs of electrical contractors, consulting engineers, and select end users.
Ty is a licensed mechanical engineer with over 26 years of experience in the electrical power generation industry ranging from plant machinery diagnostics, geothermal power generation, and systems engineering. Ty has served data center customers in Northern California for the past 8 years, with over 50 successful high-efficiency data center designs and installations under his belt. Ty specializes in maximizing the efficiency of data center cooling systems, and is a trusted advisor to his customers in helping them achieve a top quality data center that exceeds their expectations and minimizes their power bill.
Tammie joined the HWA team in 1993. She has held numerous positions within HWA, working from the ground up to become our “go to” person. Tammie is currently responsible for Service Sales activities as well as repair/replacement parts for all product lines. Tammie’s attention to detail and willingness to help our customers has made her an invaluable part of the HWA team.
David joined HWA in 2014 and has 18 years of experience in the electrical power generation and service industry with a strong focus on mission critical applications. He has lead projects to install, commissioning and maintain operational status of equipment and their associated facilities. With his training in the United States Air Force and later as Sr. Field Service Engineer and commissioning agent, his real world experience and knowledge has been invaluable in helping his customers maintain their equipment to the highest of manufactures specifications.
Joel is HWA's newest member of the team and has worked in the electrical field for more than a dozen years. He has experience in various fields including power distribution, photovoltaic arrays, batteries and the installation and maintenance of critical power equipment. Joel is focused on developing design solutions in an efficient and effective manner by making the customer's needs a priority.