JRMA Cares

JRMA Cares was created to find ways the talents and resources of our team can be harnessed to give back to and have the greatest impact on our local communities. The JRMA Cares Hub creates an environment in which all voices are heard and valued as we all work together to fund nonprofit organizations and volunteer our time.
Brea, California

As a Principal Architect and President of JRMA Dan provides leadership, focus and direction for the firm.  Dan also directs the aviation market sector with a specialty in all aspects of general aviation and is an advocate for the industry through professional organizations including NATA, NBAA, and AAAE.  With over 30 years of experience with JRMA, Dan has provided innovative, sustainable, value-based and operationally efficient designs for all aspects of JRMA’s core work including aviation facilities, solid waste and recycling operations, manufacturing, food processing, technology production facilities, rail assembly and operations, energy, and general commercial.  As a LEED AP with a specialty in building design and construction, Dan ensures that the firm’s work adheres to its ongoing efforts in sustainable design and is at the forefront of the industry. 


Director of Architecture
Brea, California

As the Director of Architecture at JRMA, Richard provides a depth of knowledge of the firm’s culture and operations at all levels. Joining the firm in 2001, Richard has spent the majority of his career with JRMA, progressing from project manager to associate during his tenure.  As a member of the aviation market sector team, he has specialized knowledge in design of all aspects of general aviation facilities. Throughout his career, Richard has also been involved in the design of solid waste facilities, food production facilities, metal buildings and concrete tilt-ups. He manages the development of construction document packages for constructability and architectural quality, preparation of project schedules and budgets, and as a LEED AP he provides coordination of sustainable design projects including LEED and Cal Green.


Anita Sandoval
Administrative Assistant
Brea, California
H. Matthew Mauz
Gulf Coast Project Representation, Associate
Structural Production Manager
Houston, Texas

Starting in the industry as a Pre-Engineered Metal Building detailer and then moving into structural steel detailing, Matthew started with JRMA as a structural drafter and has worked up to an associate production manager. With 25 years in the industry his background in steel and metal buildings translates directly to our market sectors of solid waste, commercial, industrial, and manufacturing facilities.

Serving as the office manager and local representative in the Houston area, he has been instrumental in JRMA's growth and increase in market share.  Being with JRMA for 20 years, he is known for providing our clients with high quality architectural and structural drawings that reflect local codes and trends.  Furthermore, Matthew reviews and coordinates the Structural and Architectural drawings prior to issuing for Client review at all milestone submittals as well as prior to Agency and plan check submittals.


Regional Manager Pacific Northwest
Portland, Oregon

Ms. Li has more than 30 years of experience as a design manager and project manager, in solid waste market sector, industrial market Sector, and facility condition assessment and retrofit projects. Ms. Li has a strong foundation in solid waste and Industrial projects, including feasibility studies, site selections, site layout, retrofits, planning, designing and construction. Ms. Li has worked on over 50 solid waste facilities and conducted over 40 condition assessments.  She is a member of the SWANA Evergreen Chapter and the Beaver Chapter.  For the past 4 plus years, Krystal serves as the Regional Manager for JRMA’s Pacific Northwest Regional office.  In this role, she expanded the office from a one-person to a seven-person self-sustaining office.  She provides leadership and directions to the local office, as well as provides status updates to the Headquarter.  As a project manager, she spends time with her clients to determine effective solutions to design, workflow, and cost savings, resulting in the development of long-term client relationships. The success of her projects provides proof of her strong technical and business skills.


Kevin P. McCarthy
Principal Solid Waste
San Carlos, California

As a Principal / Solid Waste at JRMA, Kevin is responsible for recycling and solid waste facility programming and master planning, conceptual design, and financial feasibility studies. He also leads solid waste planning efforts including assisting cities and counties with contracting options and negotiations. Kevin directs the company’s solid waste market sector providing overall direction of business development and marketing efforts.

Kevin has been in the solid waste and recycling industry for 30 years based in the San Francisco Bay area and working locally, regionally, and nationally. He was the first Executive Director of the South Bayside Waste Management Authority (aka Rethink Waste), a 12-member solid waste authority in San Carlos, California. He served for nine years in a transformative role leading efforts bidding out franchise collection services, and facility operations and spearheading $46 million in capital improvements to the Shoreway Environmental Center.

Prior to SBWMA, Kevin held various positions over a 13-year period working for Waste Management including Vice President of Government Affairs for Recycling, Director of Electronics Recycling Services, and Regional Recycling Manager overseeing 17 facilities in Northern and Central California.


Sustainable Design Leader
Lexington, Kentucky