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Meet the Team

Learn more about us, our story & mission. Meet the skilled principals and administrators of Maximum Property Construction Services

Jim Carlson, MBA, JD

Managing Principal

As a graduate of William Howard Taft University (JD: International Contract Law), University of La Verne (MBA: Finance and Executive Management Negotiations) and California State Polytechnic University-Pomona (B.S. in SHRM Operations Management), Jim is Managing Principal of Maximum Property Construction Services “MPCS” (sister company to Maximum Energy Professionals “MEP”). Jim brings more than 20 years of experience in owner’s representation, surety claims, litigation, mediation, productivity plans, expert testimony, strategic programs, and construction oversight.

Specific technical knowledge and experience includes: backup generator systems, PV arrays, ATS systems, and grid-tie connections; central boiler and chiller plants, distribution systems for chilled water, high temperature hot water, steam; retrofit and replacement for packaged AC units including boxcar type systems; final wiring and startup for systems from 1-ton to 500- tons; mechanical cooling for primary pump motor systems and substations; steam turbine generators, geothermal, and multi-fuel generator backup systems; property condition assessments and partially constructed acquisition estimates; OSHA 30 trained health and safety management; EPA compliance for refrigerant and oils management and disposal, coordination for chain of custody on all aspects of abated equipment; general construction and mechanical construction analysis as related to design, in field corrective measures to mitigate delays for in field conflicts; catastrophe claim construction, defect contract claims, and commercial property claims; surety claims investigation, cost to complete analysis, delay impact analysis, well versed in tendering, take over and completion, ratification of relevant sub-contractors, negotiation of terms for completion and augmentation of liquidated damages clauses; payment and performance bond claims investigation, opinions and determination of reasonableness and merit of claims determination.

Glenn Tanner, P.E.

Principal Engineer

As a graduate of USC with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and as Principal of Maximum Property Construction Services “MPCS” (sister company to Maximum Energy Professionals “MEP”), Glenn has more than 30 years of experience in engineering design and project management. Glenn’s experience includes engineering and design, plant management, engineering supervision, project engineering, plant operations, maintenance, environmental design, energy petroleum inspection, chemical processing, power production, district heating and cooling systems, Property Condition Assessments (M-E-P and fire life safety portion), and ASHRAE Energy Audits, Glenn is a leading expert in Sustainability Services and one of the top ENERGY STAR Professional Engineers in the U.S.

Betty Alvarez

Office Administrator

Betty has over 30 years of experience in human resources, accounting and office administration. She is an expert in ENERGY STAR utility data input and implementation, as well as energy audit and energy design administration and support.

Lisa Tanner

Director of Marketing

As a graduate of UCLA with a B.A. in English Literature, Lisa has 30 years of experience in sales and marketing in various industries including: restaurant and hospitality, real estate, remodeling and construction design/sales, and marketing of sustainability services. She handles all aspects of business development for MPCS including web development, branding, and business strategies.