About Me

Born in CA, Daniel Lua Palm Desert has charted an impressive trajectory in the construction industry, currently helming the esteemed CEO position at Desert Elite Electric & Construction, Inc., based in Palm Desert. Beyond his professional prowess, he is an avid offroading enthusiast and an active philanthropist, contributing to causes close to his heart.

Current Role and Expertise

CEO of Desert Elite Electric & Construction, Inc.

Leading Desert Elite Electric & Construction since its inception, he has carved a niche for himself and the company in the vast realm of construction. His role as CEO encompasses a broad spectrum of responsibilities:

  • Acquisition and Feasibility Analysis: Daniel is adept at identifying potential ventures and assessing their viability.
  • Transaction Structuring and Finance: His expertise shines in arranging the financial dynamics of a project, ensuring smooth transactions.
  • Development Management and Entitlement Processing: He oversees everything from conceptualization to obtaining necessary approvals.
  • Design Supervision and Construction Management: Ensuring that designs are executed perfectly, he manages all facets of construction.
  • Operator Interface and Coordination: He seamlessly integrates the various departments, ensuring operations run smoothly.

A testament to his proficiency in the field is his arsenal of licenses, which include the C-10 electrical license from 2015, a B License from 2018, an A License from 2021, with a C-36 Plumbing License currently in progress.

Career Milestones and Accolades

Throughout his career, Daniel Lua Palm Desert has garnered recognition for his unmatched expertise:

  • Electrical Contractor of the Year 2021 by Expertise.com: A significant accolade that underscores his exceptional skill in the electrical domain.
  • A+ Rating on BBB: A testament to his commitment to excellence and integrity.
  • Veriforce Certified: An affirmation of his dedication to quality and safety standards.

Personal Interests and Hobbies

Offroading: A Journey of Freedom

Since childhood, the allure of offroading has captivated him. Once he reached a financial position to indulge this passion, he acquired his first quad. The rush of adrenaline, the challenge of rough terrains, and the sheer joy of the freedom it brings make offroading more than just a hobby for him—it's a liberation of the spirit.

Other Recreations

Daniel enjoys camping, hiking, and bike riding when not conquering rugged terrains. He's also a sports enthusiast interested in football, baseball, volleyball, and soccer.

Philanthropic Endeavors

He believes in giving back to society. Over the years, he has generously donated to:

  • Breast Cancer Awareness: Contributing to the cause of women's health and early detection of breast cancer.
  • St. Jude: Supporting research and treatment for pediatric catastrophic diseases.
  • YMCA: Backing community-driven programs and services.
  • Little League Baseball and Highschool Popwarner Football: Investing in youth sports, promoting teamwork, discipline, and physical fitness.

Daniel Lua Palm Desert is a beacon in the construction industry and the Palm Desert community, with a career testament to his expertise and a personal life enriched by passions and philanthropy. His journey to the helm of Desert Elite Electric & Construction, Inc. reflects a narrative of dedication, passion, and an undying spirit to achieve and inspire.


Daniel Lua Palm Desert