Mark Pestrella

Title: 
Director
Organization: 
Los Angeles County Public Works
Biography: 
Mark Pestrella is the Director of Los Angeles County Public Works. In this capacity, he  serves as the County Engineer, the County Road Commissioner, and the Chief Engineer of the  Los Angeles County Flood Control District. With an annual budget of more than $2.7 billion and  a workforce of 4,000 employees, Los Angeles County Public Works is the largest municipal public  works agency in the United States, providing vital public infrastructure and civic services to more  than 10 million people across a 4,000-square-mile service area. Public Works’ diverse  operations are defined within six core service areas: Water Resources, Transportation,  Environmental Services, Construction Management, Developmental Services, and  Emergency Management.  
 
Mr. Pestrella is a licensed civil engineer and a 33-year veteran of Public Works and has held  a variety of management positions. He is a native of Southern California and attended  California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he received a Bachelor of  Science Degree in civil engineering with concentrations in structural engineering and water  resource management.
 
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