Frank McAvoy and Jim Markham founded McAvoy & Markham Engineering & Sales Co. in 1981 to serve the electric power industry in Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada.
We are committed to providing the highest value and support to our customers.
McAvoy & Markam is also a proud financial and volunteer contributor to the San Diego Nice Guys. Since 1979, the Nice Guys have helped San Diego families and individuals who, through no fault of their own, have fallen on tough times. The Nice Guys provides a hand up to get San Diegans back on their feet and self-sufficient.
Frank McAvoy and Jim Markham founded McAvoy & Markham Engineering & Sales Co. in 1981 to serve the electric power industry in Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada. In 1995, John McAvoy and Richard Salemme purchased the company. Our offices are in Irvine, CA & Oceanside, CA.
Billie McAvoy at a trade show in El Centro at the Imperial Valley Fair Grounds around 1989.
John, Nancy, & Frank McAvoy in 1983, when John started working at McAvoy & Markham.
President & Principal
John focuses on managing the businesses and ensuring that we meet employees’, customers’ and manufacturers’ expectations.
VP Sales & Principal
Richard primarily focuses on SCE and our Nevada customers. As a Principal Member of the company, he is also responsible for managing a sustainable business.
Chris primarily focuses on Municipal Electric Utilities. He also brings a wealth of metering knowledge across our territory and throughout the country, as a consultant.
Carlos primarily focuses on our customers in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, & San Bernardino counties. His leadership, experience, and knowledge are valued across our team.
Steve primarily focuses on our Arizona customers. His ability to utilize drafting software to display or create products that bridge the gap between our customers and manufacturers benefits both our customers and manufacturers.
Ryan primarily focuses on our San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial County customers. His experience working for a large corporation in the commercial industry, and the federal government, allows us to provide value outside of the utility industry.
Tim is responsible for Insides Sales. He is quick to assist our customers, and is our go-to guy when we need something.