Persis’ industry knowledge includes 10-year tenant improvement project management experience and 8-year marketing experience, which has allowed her to create, cultivate and maintain strong relationships with much of Silicon Valley’s CRE community. As Director of Client Relations, Persis is an integral part of adding another valued level of customer care for Pacific Ridge Builders’ clients and friends.
Persis is the youngest of ten (10) children, attended St. Francis High School, Foothill College, and San Jose State. Her CRE career started in 1994 as an administrative assistant at McCandless Management in Santa Clara where she caught the commercial construction bug. In addition to learning TI construction management, under the guidance of Steven Sund and Carol Anderson, Persis was assistant to the project manager on two (2) ground-up McCandless buildings – 3965 Freedom Circle, Santa Clara and 750 University Ave, Los Gatos – from inception to completion.
Her personal highlights include being named Morgan Hill’s 2013 Volunteer of the Year, and BOMA-SV’s 2014 Associate of the Year. At Pacific Ridge Builders, Persis’ is able to continue her volunteer efforts through various avenues already in place at the company.
Professional Affiliations: LEED-CI, United States Green Building Council (USGBC)