Richmond Leadership

Essi Najafi

Managing Principal

Essi leads Salas O’Brien’s Mid-Atlantic presence and is passionate about serving clients and demonstrating the Salas O’Brien Difference in every interaction.

Charles Ayers


Charles Ayers has managed all aspects of HVAC projects in the commercial, institutional, industrial, retail, hospitality, financial and healthcare market sectors. Some of his recent projects include new system designs and installations, tenant improvements, system retrofits and main HVAC plant replacements and upgrades.