We wouldn't be a premier system integration company without these people
Allan D. Evora is a leading expert in control systems integration and president of Affinity Energy with over 20 years of industry experience working in every capacity of the power automation project life cycle. With a background at Boeing Company and General Electric, Allan made the decision to establish Affinity Energy in 2002. Allan is an alumnus of Syracuse University with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, graduate of the NC State Energy Management program, and qualified as a Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP).
Throughout his career, Allan has demonstrated his passion for providing solutions. In 1990, he developed FIRST (Fast InfraRed Signature Technique), a preliminary design software tool used to rapidly assess rotary craft infrared signatures. In 2008, Allan was the driving force behind the development of Affinity Energy’s Utilitrend; a commercially available, cloud-based utility resource trending, tracking, and reporting software.
Allan has been instrumental on large scale integration projects for utilities, universities, airports, financial institutions, medical campus utility plants, and manufacturing corporations, and has worked with SCADA systems since the early ‘90s. A passion for data acquisition, specialty networks, and custom software drives him to incorporate openness, simplicity, and integrity into every design in which he is involved.
Ayanna Edwards is a Project Manager for Affinity Energy with responsibility for power automation, solar services, and account support, ensuring customers receive exceptional service and personal attention to their needs. She joined Affinity Energy in 2015, bringing over 15 years of engineering, technical, and project management experience as a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in industries such as electronics, automotive, construction, manufacturing, and clean fossil energy.
Beginning her career as a Technical Sales Engineer in manufacturing, Ayanna’s skills in customer-focused solution development, resource orchestration, and alignment of supplier performance with customer expectations quickly led her into project management leadership roles at AdzZoo, Henkel, and Dow Corning. At CoaLogix, Ayanna afforded customers extended performance and significant cost savings through successful management of her portfolio valued at over $20MM.
Ayanna graduated from North Carolina A&T State University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and enjoys an active lifestyle of jogging, dance, volunteering, and travel with family and friends.
Prateek Raje joined Affinity Energy in 2019 as a Project Manager with an extensive background in the field of electrical controls, automation, and process manufacturing.
The combination of Prateek’s past technical field knowledge as a PLC and HMI/SCADA engineer and passion for troubleshooting complex challenges on multiple platforms allowed him to evolve into a project management position.
Prateek’s passion for providing insights into risk, project requirements, design, and project life cycle allow him to streamline mission critical projects with new methodologies and techniques. He is also experienced in resource leveling, budget management, and spearheads continuous process improvement.
Prateek graduated with a master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oklahoma State University with specialization in Control Systems. He considers himself a nature person and enjoys hiking and adventure sports.
Mary Evora is Finance Manager at Affinity Energy with responsibility for all aspects of Affinity Energy’s financial operations, accounting systems, financing activities, and human resource processes.
Mary joined Affinity Energy in 2003, bringing over 25 years of business experience in the area of purchasing, contracts, and finance. Her fiscal influence has allowed Affinity Energy to grow responsibly and organically; while also making key investments in its facility and strategic R&D initiatives.
Prior to joining the Affinity Energy team, Mary was Director of Contracts and Procurement for Verizon and responsible for a $300MM parts and equipment budget. She also consulted with the country’s leading medical insurer, providing strategic IT sourcing solutions and contract negotiation.
Mary has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Michigan State University and her favorite place is the island of Eleuthera.
Now that you know a little bit about our people, learn more about the solutions we provide as a control system integration company.