OUR TEAM

SAM SAMAHA - PRINCIPAL

DAVID KEVORKIAN - CLIENT RELATIONS

SAM SAMAHA - PRINCIPAL

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Sam has been a National leader in  renewable energy and environmental demands. As part of this effort, he has been deeply involved with his community organization whose mission is to educate others to protect the environment and promote world class renewable energy solutions. The Samaha Group LLC Mission is to develop a global wide mindfulness of energy solutions that are cost effective, little or no CO2  while eliminating all waste. Sam been in construction consulting in several states including California for more than 20 years. He has been recognized for negotiating FEMA and Insurance homeowners cases during the 1994 Northridge Earthquake and the 1998 El Nino disasters.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and four children.

KENN PHILLIPS - COO

DAVID KEVORKIAN - CLIENT RELATIONS

SAM SAMAHA - PRINCIPAL

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Kenn has assisted thousands of LA County businesses.  As the former President and CEO of The Valley Economic Alliance he worked with staff and consultants to attract, retain and grow businesses in our region.  He is an expert in utilizing tax credits, incentives, and apprenticeship grants. Kenn’s passion is to work collaboratively on environmental projects with the community. He helped to fund, construct the first ever Green learning Teaching Garden. Kenn sits on several hospital and university advisory boards. Kenn has been recognized many times by the City, County, State and Nationally for his work in education and economic development. Kenn lives in Ventura County with his wife. His two grown daughters are teachers in Los Angeles.

DAVID KEVORKIAN - CLIENT RELATIONS

DAVID KEVORKIAN - CLIENT RELATIONS

DAVID KEVORKIAN - CLIENT RELATIONS

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David has more than 20 years experience in renewable energy. He has domestic and international renewable energy and lighting experience and has worked with top companies in engineering, architecture, municipalities and school districts around the globe. David is an outstanding educator and has a firm commitment to engage others in how we can reduce our footprint. In a recent paper he wrote “ Sustainability is a long-term commitment and we will continually seek ways to improve how we manage our resources” In David’s career he  was recognized as BMW’s  top salesman Nationally and in California. David lives in Los Angeles and his son is a music producer who lives in Orange County.

JIM SALDIVAR- TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

JIM SALDIVAR- TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

DAVID KEVORKIAN - CLIENT RELATIONS

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Jim joined the Samaha Group in 2019 with more than 20 years of experience.  Jim has a vast waste to energy knowledge in emissions, and implementation of the performance, and production of electricity. Jim is a Veteran (USAF)  and gained experience as an electronic warfare technician maintaining the U2 aircraft sigint sensor system located overseas. After college he was a Industrial and systems engineer for several aerospace companies before starting Light Pioneers, his own company that brings energy efficiency solutions to his clients.  Jim also helps his clients get federal and utility incentives that reduces or eliminates the cost of a project. Jim lives in Houston Texas with his wife and son.

ANDREAS KRUEGER- ENGINEER

JIM SALDIVAR- TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Guenter Perlebach- ENGINEER

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Andreas has more than 30 years of business experience in various industries. He has been the CEO and Managing Director

of INTEC since 2012. He is also Managing Director of INTEC Rubber Powder GmbH and Intec Energies GmbH. Andreas lives in Berlin, Germany with his wife and child

Guenter Perlebach- ENGINEER

JIM SALDIVAR- TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Guenter Perlebach- ENGINEER

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Guenter is the Technical Director of INTEC Rubber Powder GmbH and INTEC Energies GmbH. He has more than 30 years of experience in the technical research and development of recycling technologies.

Specifically, technical project management of scrap tire recycling systems for the production of fine rubber powders, systems for processing modified thermoplastics,

thermosets, and elastomers. Guenter co-developed the INTEC Waste to

Energy system.

Guenter is married with one child and lives in Berlin, Germany.

Hans Alois Detampel

Hans Alois Detampel

Hans Alois Detampel

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Hans is the founder and Managing Director of RECOM Patent & License GmbH.  RECOM is the 100% shareholder of INTEC Rubber Powder GmbH and INTEC Energies GmbH.  Hans has more than 30 years of business experience in tire recycling and waste to energy technology. Hans is married with two children and lives in Berlin, Germany.