Phoenix Area: 480-984-8801
Tucson Area: 520-268-9206
Albuquerque Area: 505-404-7788
Las Vegas Area: 702-522-1545

About Power Quality Professionals

Power Quality Professionals provides solid and proven products and service solutions for today’s data protection requirements and applications.

Associations & Professional Affiliations

Mesa Chamber of Commerce
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About the President and Founder

Joseph Burnsworth

As an experienced and successful business developer, Joseph Burnsworth creates customer-client solutions through consultative, innovative design that encompasses supplier supportive implementation through-out various industries.

Having been in the power quality industry for the past 15 years, Joseph has directed and led the nation in market share growth with such products as Alpha Technologies, C&D Technologies, and Emerson Network Power.
Joseph has been a long term resident of Arizona for 30 years. He immensely enjoys being a husband and a father of two children who have both graduated from Arizona State University. He is also a proud grandfather of four grandsons.

Joseph holds an undergraduate degree in Business of Science in Business Administration, from the University of Phoenix, majoring in Business and Economics with a minor in Operations Management. He also earned his MBA degree from Western International University, with concentration in International Finance.

Gained his certification May of 2015 as CPQ (Certified Power Quality Professional) by the national Association of Energy Engineers. AEE’s Certified Power Quality Professional (CPQ) program is designed to award special recognition to power quality professionals who have demonstrated a high level of knowledge, experience, competence and ethical fitness in this emerging, highly specialized field. The knowledge required of power quality specialists covers a broad range of applications and issues, ranging in scope from the vastness of the nation’s power distribution networks to the immediacy of devices sharing a wall outlet.

Member of AEE
Ron Werba
Ron Werba
Director of Strategic Planning

Ron has taken a key leadership and managerial role in guiding Power Quality Professionals business and sales strategy for supporting our customer base and establishing new key accounts. He will be involved with managing customer retention and establishing long-term programs with strategic suppliers. Ron will also play a vital role as we integrate firms that fit our strategic business model and align with our business vision.

An established track record in sales and marketing revenue action programs where he:

  • Developed multi-state territory from $20,000 to over $900,000 in one year with a pipeline of over $4.5 million.
  • Established and implemented sales/marketing strategies for each major opportunity, focusing on a road map action plan that successfully closed the sale on key forecasted prospects.
  • Implemented a focused customer satisfaction program to build long-term symbiotic business partnerships that resulted in a platform for on-going revenue.
  • Sold network connectivity solutions in the Disaster Recovery and Storage Area Networking marketplace to major Financial and Data Centers representing Fortune 500 corporations as well as regional based accounts.

As a former Director of National Accounts, Ron designed, developed, and implemented strategic account programs. Together, his team implemented strategic sales plans to expand revenue, penetrate new Fortune 500 accounts, and build long term buying relationships, through negotiated multi-year contracts, with increasing revenue goals.

  • Increased the revenue quota from $12 to $31 million annually over four years by initiating an aggressive training program on strategic account selling.
  • Achieved 30% gain in year to year sales in state and local governments by implementing a Market Basket Buying Program.
  • Exceeded quota selling to companies such as American Express, Allied Signal, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Goodyear, and EDS.

Ron has an earned degree from Montana University with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Marketing. After completing artillery Officer Candidate School was commissioned as an Army Officer. Originally from the Chicago area, settled here in the valley of the sun, in 1997. He enjoys a good book, quality movies, and enjoys sports, and getting a hole-in-one in golf.

John Heep
Director of Business Development

John, originally from St Louis, hales a 30 year career as successful business developer. Formerly with Xidex Corporation as an regional sales manager, consistently number one in sales for the microfilm division and developed a territory that went from zero to $12 million in sales. Also worked at Itek Corp with tremendous success in market development.

Later on, he opened his own firm as a manufacturer’s representative for the purpose assisting the information technology industry. Supporting its vendors, distributors and end-users to bridge the changing data storage product technology and markets.

Association Memberships

  • Arizona State University Industrial Automation Advisory Board (2016-Present)
  • Vice President National Board – Photographic Scientists & Engineers
  • Board Member Association of Information & Image Management

The following is a short list of accounts he has developed and supported:

  • Corporations:  Boeing, Blue Cross, IMB, LDS Church, GE
  • Dozens of state governments and on the federal level; IRS, Marine Corp, Veterans Administration and NASA
  • Universities  ~ nation wide
  • Service Bureaus; Anacomp, EDS, DST, Capital Citicom, Zuma, Xerox, Bell & Howell, Northern Micrographics

His expertise and business acumen will be much appreciated, especially our key suppliers and strategic partners.

Dan Peña

Dan Peña joined the Sales Engineering team as Sr. Sales Engineer in May 2015. Dan has over 30 years of uninterruptible power supply industry experience and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and proficiency in sizing power supplies for various industries.

Prior to joining Power Quality Professionals, Dan was the owner of two start-up firms in the electrical power supply industry. He started his first power supply business in San Jose, California, in 1985. In 1999, he sold his business and relocated to Fountain Hills, Arizona, where he started his second power supply business for the southwest market.

Dan graduated from the University of Colorado, with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He enjoys jazz music and loves playing the saxophone for his local church.

Anthony Rittgers

Anthony grew up in Iowa farming country, attending Iowa State University pursuing Mechanical Engineering and other studies at Drake University in Des Moines.

As of March 2018, Anthony is now representing our Staco Energy Products in the power protection and power conditioning products. He is responsible of supporting the industrial and aerospace industry in the states of Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico, and Utah.

Anthony has over 30 years of experience as an OEM Sales Engineer; representing companies producing springs, stampings, castings, screw machine parts, molded rubber, drawn steel wire, and rivet machines.

While working for Delavan Corporation in West Des Moines in Quality Control and Manufacturing Engineering, he developed his engineering and technical understanding of products and manufacturing processes. He has also worked in the Fastener and Industrial Supply business gaining a great deal of practical knowledge for manufacturing and construction.

When employed at Chicago Rivet machine Company, he was involved with supplying custom, semi-automated machines for the Morton International Automotive Safety Products new Airbag facility in Ogden, Utah.

Physical fitness has been a top priority for Anthony through the years, running a 3:15 Marathon and 9 Bolder Bolder 10K runs before switching to
bicycling. He has completed 4 RAGBRAI rides across the state of Iowa and Ride The Rockies in Colorado.

His other interests include some hiking, skiing, occasional golf, and auto mechanics for high performance cars and motorcycles.

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