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May 16, 2017

George L. Pla to receive Cal State LA Presidential Medallion

George L. Pla, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist whose business and civic activities have helped communities across California, will be awarded a California State University, Los Angeles Presidential Medallion during Commencement 2017. A Cal State LA alumnus, Pla is president, CEO and founder of Cordoba Corporation, a nationally recognized civil engineering, program and construction management […]
March 8, 2017

Woodbury University Appoints Cordoba Corp Managing Partner, Maria Mehranian to Board of Trustees

Maria Mehranian was appointed to the Board of Trustees at Woodbury University. Maria Mehranian is Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Cordoba Corporation, a California based full‐service engineering, construction management and program management firm specialized in transportation, water, energy, education and facilities. “Woodbury is a very special kind of educational institution, the sort of […]
February 13, 2017

Cordoba Corp Executive VP & COO, Randall D. Martinez, Appointed to Resources Legacy Fund Board of Directors

Randall D. Martinez, Cordoba Corporation Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer recently joined the board of directors of Sacramento, CA-based nonprofit conservation philanthropy Resources Legacy Fund (RLF). Martinez brings to RLF’s Board experience in protecting and developing underserved communities while also providing civic leadership service. He currently serves as an advisory board member for the […]
January 26, 2017

Why Cal State L.A. turns the most low-income students into top earners

California State University-Los Angeles Distinguished Cal State LA alumnus and CEO of Cordoba Corporation George L. Pla is featured in an article about the university’s success in propelling its students to the top echelon of earners at rates far higher than prestigious private universities. BRIDGING THE GAP Sure, a degree from Harvard or Stanford can […]
November 29, 2016

Maria Mehranian Helps Raise Over $15.4 Million Dollars for Humanitarian Relief in Armenia

Cordoba Corporation Managing Partner, Maria Mehranian, Raises Over $15.4 Million Dollars for Humanitarian Relief in Armenian. Armenia Fund’s 2016 Artsakh Telethon raised over $15.4 million dollars to help restore civilian infrastructure damaged during the recent four-day war, and provide critical humanitarian relief to those affected by the atrocities. (Los Angeles, CA)- The 2016 Armenia Fund International […]
November 23, 2016

12-hour Telethon for Armenian Humanitarian Relief Hosted by Maria Mehranian

(Los Angeles, CA)– Cordoba Corporation’s Managing Partner, Maria Mehranian, hosts 12-hour long telethon on Thanksgiving day to raise funds for Armenian humanitarian relief. Armenia Fund’s 2016 Artsakh Telethon will be held from 10am to 10pm PST on KSMV and KVMD in California and will raise funds to help restore civilian infrastructure damaged during the recent, four-day war, […]
November 8, 2016

Cordoba Corporation Managing Partner Maria Mehranian Awarded Healer of La Madre Tierra

(Los Angeles, CA)– Mujeres De La Tierra (Women of the Earth) hosted their annual Dia De Los Muertos Benefit on November 5, 2016 and honored Maria Mehranian, Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Cordoba Corporation with the Healer of La Madre Tierra Award. The mission of the non-profit is to inspire, motivate and engage women and their children […]
October 25, 2016

Cal State LA’s Joe Shapiro Award goes to George L. Pla

In memory of Joe Shapiro, the Cal State LA Joe Shapiro award recognizes individuals who display exemplary characteristics of humanitarianism, leadership, and vision. (Los Angeles, CA)- Cal State LA alumnus George L. Pla, a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist, is honored with the 2016 Joe Shapiro Humanitarian Award for his ongoing commitment to enhancing communities throughout […]
August 22, 2016

Stormwater Quality In L.A. – Breaking Through Fear Itself – By Maria Mehranian & Adán Ortega

Bans against ex-parte discussions with regulators. Potential third-party lawsuits. Threatened court challenges against enforcement authority of regulators. The City of Los Angeles. The County of Los Angeles. A $20 billion stormwater infrastructure compliance price-tag. Looming municipal bankruptcies. For insiders representing cities, environmental groups, and regulators, these are just some of the fears in the quest to […]