Tejas Desai

General Manager


Tri-State Light & Energy Inc.

As General Manager at Tri-State Light & Energy Inc. (TSLE), Tejas Desai currently leads the company’s growth in engineering, design-build, engineered solutions, energy management, and other utility programs. Since Tri-State Light & Energy joined EEA-NJ, Mr. Desai has become actively involved in the organization’s work on public sector procurement in New Jersey.

Prior to joining TSLE, Mr. Desai led Willdan’s Northeast and East Operations for Engineering Work and EE Programs, where he helped Willdan launch its New Jersey operations. Earlier in his career, he worked at WSP Consulting as a Lead Engineer and Assistant Project Manager. Mr. Desai serves on the Board of Directors of the Society of Indo-American Engineers and Architects (SIAEA) and the New Jersey Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). He holds a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.