Red Gayita, Preconstruction and Estimating Manager for the OCLA Special Projects division was among the Top 20 in ENR California’s Top Young Professionals competition. In addition to his leadership at work, he runs marathons all over the world to help raise money for many worthy causes.
“Red is a collaborator, a consummate professional, the most wanted team player, and impacts everyone he meets in a positive manner. Everyone he works with feeds off his excellence,” said Vice President and Division Manager Lia Tatevosian.
Gayita is an active member of the American Society of Professional Estimators, the Asian American Architects and Engineers Association, the Urban Land Institute of Los Angeles, Eco-Cons Advisory Group, the Community Corp. of Santa Monica and Los Angeles’ ACE Mentor Program, which supports youth learning about the construction industry.
He also serves as the fundraising committee vice chair for the Architecture & Design Museum, volunteers at the Los Angeles LGBT Center and is currently studying interaction design at Santa Monica College.
Each year, ENR’s Top Young Professionals competition honors up-and-coming leaders in architecture, construction and engineering. The 2020 winners from California and Hawaii are professors, chief executives and company founders, engineers and business development professionals.