Sima Vajdani

Sima Vajdani, P.E.

Vice President Business Group Director - California

SVajdani@lan-inc.com 213.316.4441

Profile

Sima Vajdani, P.E., is Vice President and Business Group Director – California. With offices in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Orange County, Oakland, and Milpitas, Sima leads the firm’s rapidly expanding practice in the state and is charged with overseeing and coordinating business development efforts, production activities, and operations.

Sima has more than 30 years of engineering, project delivery, construction, and management experience. She has served public and private sector clients throughout the western United States on a range of water and transportation infrastructure projects, including mass transit, water/wastewater, highways, ports, airports, bridges and special structures.

Previously, she served in leadership roles where she has helped set firms apart in a changing marketplace. She served as President, CEO and Founder of McInfra, a company focused on providing consulting services to the water and transportation infrastructure community. Prior to McInfra, she was instrumental in establishing an engineering division for Samsung Engineering and Construction in the Americas. She has also served in senior leadership roles in a number of other prominent firms, such as Atkins, Earth Tech, Jacobs, and CH2M Hill. 

Education

Master of Civil Engineering, City University of New York

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, California State University, Long Beach

Affiliations

Women in Transportation (WTS)

Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)

Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)