LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cordoba Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of its Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Maria Mehranian, to the Dean’s Leadership Board of the College of Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. The College of Engineering at Cal Poly Pomona is a leader of practical and relevant engineering education in California and throughout the nation. US News & World Report ranks the school as the 3rd best public undergraduate engineering program in the nation and approximately 1 out of every 14 engineers in California come from Cal Poly Pomona.
Ms. Mehranian will draw on her expertise in water engineering, planning, and policy that she has gained over 27 years at Cordoba Corp. and at the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, where she has served since 2008. She served as the chair of the Board from February 2012 to February 2014. Ms. Mehranian’s appointment to the Dean’s Leadership Board represents the College of Engineering’s efforts to involve leading industry professionals in the education of its students.
According to Dr. Mahyar Amouzegar, Dean of the College of Engineering, “Maria’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to a holistic and relevant engineering education that positions our students to succeed professionally. We are pleased to have a leader with her depth and breadth of experience representing the College.”
Ms. Mehranian received her Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1986. Three California state legislators honored Ms. Mehranian in 2004 with the Corporate Woman of the Year award, demonstrating outstanding leadership and professional skills. In 2008, Ms. Mehranian was awarded the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor for her vast accomplishments to her community as an Armenian immigrant. She has also been a featured lecturer on a range of policy and planning topics at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and USC Price School of Public Policy.
CORDOBA CORPORATION is a civil engineering, construction management, program management, and planning firm specializing in education and facilities, transportation, and water and energy. The firm delivers solutions to complex environmental and engineering challenges by applying proven engineering and management expertise from project conception to completion.