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MEET THE TEAM

Hugh P. "Pat" Bunn, P.E.

President

Pat has over 40 years experience in the design and management of capital and maintenance projects.  This experience includes electrical engineering design, project management, and general management of technical operations.

 

As a design engineer, he has been responsible for the design of industrial and commercial power distribution systems up to 44KV, including over-current coordination and system fault current studies.  Many of his past projects involved large electrical systems located in hazardous areas. He has extensive experience in electrical and electronic control system design using relays, PLC, and PC based control systems.  Many systems also included both AC and DC drive systems ranging from fractional horsepower to 1500 horsepower. Pat has been responsible for power distribution, lighting, and secondary systems for numerous commercial and institutional facilities. These facilities include schools, nursing homes, doctor offices, parks, restaurants, general office and retail spaces. While at Matrix, Pat was the designer of the QS1 Headquarters in Spartanburg, SC, which was the first LEED certified commercial building in the state.

 

As a project manager, Pat has led multi-disciplined teams in the design of both small process improvement projects and large capital projects with values up to $80 million. 

Over the past 10 years Pat has been the lead electrical engineer for numerous NFPA 70E Arc Flash studies utilizing industry leading software SKM power tools. These studies include Spartanburg County municipal buildings, all of Spartanburg Water treatment plants and pump stations, numerous Greenville Hospital medical facilities, and numerous Industrial facilities.

Steve Smith

Senior Electrical Designer

Steve has over 40 years experience in the electrical design field. This experience includes industrial process design, power distribution design, motor control center design, controls, and start-up and checkout of process lines located in North and South America.

 

As an electrical designer at Matrix Engineering, he has been responsible for the electrical design of numerous educational, commercial, religious, industrial building layouts, and motor control design. Other projects that Steve has been responsible for designing include site lighting layouts, and generator design projects. Steve’s responsibilities for these projects have included developing single line diagrams for power distribution systems, performing voltage drop calculations, and layouts for lights, receptacles and fire alarm systems.  Steve has also been responsible for control panel layout, wiring diagrams, and electrical panels/enclosures layout,

 

Over the last several years Steve has been involved in numerous LEED projects. These projects focus on green building design. Recent LEED design buildings that Steve has been involved include the Spartanburg Methodist College-Ellis Hall, Spartanburg Community College downtown campus, and the Wofford College-Goodall Environmental Studies Center.  This project is the first academic building in the state of South Carolina to achieve a LEED platinum certification.

Ryan Baron

Electrical Designer & BIM Manager

Ryan has been an electrical designer and BIM manager at Matrix Engineering for 4 years, where he has worked on various educational, commercial, religious, and industrial building layouts.

 

Responsibilities for these projects have included developing Matrix BIM standards, single line diagrams for power distribution systems, performing voltage drop calculations, lighting layout and systems and quality control coordination with other disciplines associated with the project. Ryan graduated from Spartanburg Community College in 2016 with an Associate’s degree in Applied Science.

Robbie McDade

Chief Electrical Designer

Robbie graduated Greenville Technical College in 2012 and graduated Clemson University majoring in Electrical Engineering in May 2016. While attending school, Robbie worked for Matrix Engineering gaining invaluable design experience. This experience led Robbie to excel in the classroom, while the knowledge he learned in the classroom has led him to have a better understanding of electrical engineering design and principals.  This experience has been key in his approach to design layouts.

 

As an electrical designer, he has been responsible for the electrical design of numerous educational, commercial, religious, and industrial building layouts. Other projects that Robbie has been responsible for designing include site lighting layouts and generator design projects. Robbie’s responsibilities for these projects have included developing single line diagrams for power distribution systems, performing voltage drop calculations, lighting layout and lighting product selection, photometric reports, receptacle layout, fire alarm systems and QC coordination with other disciplines associated with the project.  Robbie has also been responsible for gathering field data for numerous NFPA 70E studies.

 

Over the last several years Robbie has been involved in numerous LEED projects. These projects focus on green building design. Recent design buildings that Robbie has been involved in include the New Spartanburg High School Campus, USC Upstate School of Business, Beaumont Mill Renovation, and the Spartanburg Community College downtown campus.

Doug Wyatt

Senior Electrical Designer

Doug has over 30 years of experience in the electrical industry including more than 10 years of electrical design experience.

 

Doug is proficient in use of AutoCAD design software and Microsoft office products. As an electrical designer Doug has been involved with electrical power distribution systems up to 13.8 kV in the U.S. and IEC based electrical systems around the world. As an electrical designer Doug has been responsible for the electrical design of numerous commercial, industrial building layouts, pharmaceutical, and mining projects.

Doug is also a licensed South Carolina Master Electrician.

John Anderson

Senior Electrical Designer

John has 30 years of experience in the electrical design field. This experience includes a diverse array of projects including healthcare, government and institutional buildings.

 

 As an electrical designer, he has been responsible for various task throughout the course of a project. These responsibilities have included the electrical design and product selection of lighting, power and systems layouts and QC coordination with other disciplines associated with the project. John also performed site visits and field reports for construction progress and punch list at substantial completion of project. 

 

John has been involved in numerous projects. These projects have included dormitories for the Federal Law Enforcement training facilities in Georgia, a Veteran’s Administration Clinic in Greenville SC, Patewood Campus (Hospital, Medical office buildings, CEP and parking deck) for Greenville Hospital system, Greer Campus (Hospital, CEP and Medical office buildings) for Greenville hospital System. Mcleod Regional Medical center (new patient tower, parking decks and various renovations) for Mcleod Health in Florence SC.