Ray Rodriguez
Project Manager

As a lifelong educator and construction professional, Ray Rodriguez has helped numerous school districts and colleges improve their programs and facilities during his 20+ years in public education. As a highly recognized industry professional, he has worked with major school districts and colleges to plan and deliver their facilities to educate tomorrow’s leaders.

Ray is currently project manager for 22 charter schools for the San Diego Unified School District.  Previously, he served as the Administrator for San Diego State University’s $30 million Facilities Management Division, where he oversaw the Maintenance and Operations, Industrial Hygiene and Planning and Construction branches, including long and short range facility planning and school construction. He also served as Director of Facilities for Long Beach Community College District, and Vice President, Educational Facilities Group – Senior Manager for Parsons Brinkerhoff Construction Services.

During the course of his career, Ray has held a multitude of increasingly important positions including Teacher, Facilities Director, Deputy Superintendent, Chief Operations Officer, and Director of Educational Services. Ray has also served as project manager for the construction of a variety of educational and other governmental facilities including pre-schools, elementary schools, high schools, administrative headquarters and occupational centers.  Additionally, he has been a licensed general contractor since 1979 and is a founding partner of an affiliate of BDC, RMA Construction Services Inc.

Ray has presented numerous seminars and workshops at state and national facilities organizations on various subjects dealing with public facility development. From managing private consultants, oversight of contracts and programming of new schools, he provides information on the latest trends and approaches to matters of concern for schools.

Ray has served on numerous state and local committees including successful school bond campaigns in the Rio Linda and Los Angeles Unified School Districts and he is a former member of the State Allocation Board Implementation Committee. Most recently, he participated in a series of Office of Public School Construction workshops to develop guidelines for the reduction of the costs of school construction.

Education:

Point Loma College: MA
San Diego State University: BA