The ABED Team

John Harris, Senior Principal

John Harris has over 40 years of experience in roofing and waterproofing construction. He earned his B.S. from UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources. Mr. Harris also completed his apprenticeship training in 1979 from the Roofing Industry Joint Apprentice Training in Santa Rosa in 1979. He is currently a member of the Roof Consulting Institute. Mr. Harris has specialized in sustainable designs... more
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(925).323-7200
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Rana Bayadi, Principal Consultant

Rana has spent twenty years in construction, consulting, engineering and design. Rana’s expertise is analyzing and designing building enclosure systems, and she will continue this path with Axis.  Rana received her MS from Stanford University in Seismic Structural Design and dual BS in Civil and Mechanical Engineering.  
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(415) 225-3797
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Jed Brandman, Senior Waterproofing Consultant

Brandman graduated with a BA in Social Ecology with an emphasis in Environmental Analysis & Design from the University of California, Irvine. Jedidiah practiced environmental consulting for eight years prior to transitioning to the construction industry for building envelope consulting. He joined Intertek (formerly Architectural Testing, Inc.) in 2013 as an entry level field technician... more
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(510) 566-5697
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Jeremiah Conner, P.E., Senior Engineer

Jeremiah's forensic experience involves industrial refrigerant systems, rotating mechanical equipment, automotive and heavy equipment fires, process plant explosions building MEP and HVAC losses, water piping failures and fire protection systems.
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(425) 876-3542
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Edgar Contreras, Waterproofing Consultant

Edgar has over 5 years experience in performing and witnessing Water Penetration (ASTM E1105) and Air Infiltration (ASTM E783) testing in accordance with AAMA 502. He conducts construction administration services for commercial, institutional, single-family, and multi-use residential projects. Edgar is a TRI Alliance certified consultant.
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(510) 330-3189
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Michael Dern, AIA, Senior Architect

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Charlie Harris, Waterproofing Consultant

Charlie Harris has 18 years of experience in construction and waterproofing consulting. He started working for Architectural Waterproofing Technologies as a CAD drafter and associate waterproofing consultant. Charlie worked as an apprentice carpenter and roofer for AWT construction group. He then worked for Axis Consulting doing construction estimating, destructive testing and working on SB 800... more
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Jocelyn Vergeire, Senior Design Consultant

Jocelyn Vergeire graduated with her BS in Architecture from the Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila, Philippines. She is an International Associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and United Architects of the Philippines (UAP). Ms. Vergeire brings more than 25 years of experience in architecture, design and construction with broad experience in project design phases from... more
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