Meet Our Management Team
Ajay Dhawan
Ajay graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Biochemistry. Ajay began as a part-time surveyor conducting residential water surveys. Ajay is currently the president and as such is responsible for running the company efficiently and profitable. He enjoys meeting with water agencies and discussing how WaterWise can best fit in their water conservation plans.
Jeremy Johnson
Director of Finance
Jeremy attended California Lutheran University (CLU), where he obtained his Masters in Business Administration. During his studies at CLU, Jeremy collaborated with his peers and focused on a fast paced, real world business curriculum which emphasized management and organizational behavior. Jeremy has been able to transfer what he learned throughout his educational career directly to his position at WaterWise.
Brian Duvardo
Director of Operations
Brian has worked in water conservation for over eight years in both the private and public sector. Brian utilizes the education he received from Pasadena City College along with previous experience gained from working in various trades to bring a diverse and unique prospective to all WaterWise projects. Brian currently serves as director of operations and is responsible for maintaining client relationships, ensuring the highest degree of customer service and providing oversight for all current programs. 
Angel Juarez
Programs Director
Angel attended California State University at Los Angeles (CSULA), where he obtained his Bachelor's of Art in Geography. During his studies at CSULA, Angel focused on Human and Physical Geography courses that explore the spatial relationships between human populations as well as the physical spatial relationships found in nature. He also concentrated on topics such as Urban Planning, Statistics for Geographers, Mapping/Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.) and Field Work in Fluvial Geo-morphology. Angel has adapted his acquired knowledge, skills and abilities to WaterWise natural resource management in the field of water conservation.
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Rebecca Shields Moose
Program Manager
Rebecca graduated from University of Wisconsin Madison with a BS in Biology. Rebecca began her career in native habitat restoration and biological surveying, and progressed into project management. Trained in environmental education and water conservation, she turns a careful eye to ensuring quality inspections are delivered in a timely fashion while maintaining clear communication with clients and customers in turf replacement and inspection programs. 
Charles Lukios
Program Manager
Charles is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona and currently surveys residential, commercial, institutional and large landscape sites. He uses his growing knowledge of plant material and irrigation technology to conduct the most accurate surveys possible. He is adept at identifying inefficiencies of landscape irrigation system hardware and design. He has received training in installing weather-based irrigation controllers, calculating landscape water budgets, irrigation scheduling, analyzing precipitation rates, distribution uniformity, and hydro zoning according to plant type. Charles is familiar with analyzing landscape water-use, potential water and cost savings for efficient irrigation practices, and water efficiency applications.
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Enrique Vazquez
Irrigation Supervisor
With over 20 years of experience in the landscape industry, Enrique uses his expertise to train staff on irrigation techniques, properly demonstrating best management practices and safety on the field. When he is not working on training staff or working on complex projects, he is conducting residential and large landscape surveys. Enrique enjoys the outdoors and has a passion for competing in cycle races.