|[June 22, 2014]
Maria Mehranian Joins the Dean's Leadership Board at Cal Poly Pomona's College of Engineering
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.
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