Swinerton is pleased to announce that Lia Tatevosian has been promoted to Division Manager for the Orange County & Los Angeles Special Projects Division.
Lia’s diverse skillset and strong leadership skills will help the OCLA Special Projects group continue to grow and diversify, strengthing the company’s position in this robust market. Lia’s responsibilities as Division Manager will include maintaining and strengthening our already strong Swinerton Culture and brand in OCLA, client satisfaction, succession planning, consistency in operations and realizing the company’s vision moving forward.
Lia brings over 24 years of experience in the construction industry and over 22 years with Swinerton, starting her career here as a field Project Engineer in May 1996. After serving a variety of roles within our organization including Project Executive and Chief Estimator, Lia has spent the past five years as Swinerton OCLA’s Operations Manager. Lia also serves on the Board of Directors of The Swinerton Foundation.
Lia has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from UC Davis and loves spending time with her three children, Mara (19), Luca (17) and Ella (10).
In her spare time, Lia proudly serves on the Architecture Construction Engineering (ACE) Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter Board, an organization that exposes high school students to the ACE disciplines and provides direction, scholarships and internships in their desired fields. Lia also serves on the Architecture and Design (A+D) Museum board in Los Angeles, whose mission is to celebrate and promote an awareness in progressive architecture and design in everyday life through exhibits, educational programs and public outreach.
Lia was one of the co-founders of Women in Construction Operations (WiOPS) and served on their Southern California board for five years until 2017 and earlier this year was recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal Publication as one of The Most Outstanding Women in Construction & Design, and by Bisnow as one of LA’s most influential women in the construction industry.