Ray Rodriguez
Project Manager

As a management consultant, construction professional, Expert Witness and educator, Ray Rodriguez has helped many Cities, School Districts, Colleges and private sector groups develop and improve their facilities and operational programs during his 20+ years in public education.

During the course of his career, Mr. Rodriguez has served in a multitude of positions on major commercial and institutional projects including Project Executive/Director, Owners Representative, Project Manager, Construction Manager and Contractor. Since 2007, he has been President and CEO of RDZ Enterprises, Inc, providing a range of management consulting services. Previously, he was the founding partner of an affiliate of BDC, RMA Construction Services, Inc. Mr. Rodriguez has been a licensed general contractor since 1979. partner. RDZ Enterprises, Inc.

As a regular participant in State and National facilities organizations, Mr. Rodriguez has presented numerous seminars and workshops 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 school districts.

Mr. Rodriguez has 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. Most recently, he was Senior Project Manager for GAFCON, Inc. and Program Manager for the $350 million charter school facilities program for the San Diego Unified School District, as well as Principal Consultant for the District’s Charter Schools Facility Committee. Additional professional experience includes serving as Director of Facilities for Long Beach Community College District, and Vice President, Educational Facilities Group – Senior Manager for Parsons Brinkerhoff Construction Services.

Mr. Rodriguez 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 Nazarene College: MA in Educational Administration
San Diego State University: BA in History/Teacher Credential
University of California, Davis: Facilities Planning Certification Program
Arizona State University: Project Delivery Methods Coursework