Payman Farrokhyar

Southern California Division Leader

As Southern California Division Leader, Mr. Farrokhyar is responsible for procuring work that helps position Southland as an industry leader in the regional market, while ensuring successful project outcomes. With a goal of customizing an experience for each customer in order to realize their specific goals, he aims to provide clients with connected solutions that utilize Southland's vast range of in-house expertise.

Before being promoted to division leader in 2017, Mr. Farrokhyar served as Vice President of Envise, leading sales and operations efforts with a focus on implementing effective technology integrations. Known for delivering excellent customer service, collaborating with clients, and remaining well versed in various building automation technologies and industry trends, Mr. Farrokhyar has brought much value to both his clients and staff throughout the many leadership roles he has held. He is known for stressing the importance of quality throughout all processes and procedures and challenging his team members to stay on the leading edge of technology in order to deliver the best building integration solutions possible.

Mr. Farrokhyar received a bachelor’s degree in Math and Computer Science, with a minor in Economics from Colorado School of Mines in 2004, as well as a Master of Business Administration in global management from the University of Phoenix in 2007. He participates in industry organizations such the Design-Build Institute of America.