A leader and mentor in the Los Angeles architecture, engineering, and construction industry, Donna Clandening brings a holistic and collaborative approach to her work. Her diverse professional background and deep interest in creating strong, interdisciplinary teams allow her to effectively deliver connected strategies to her clients and community. Donna leads the Southern California Buildings + Places practice of AECOM as our Managing Principal. In her role, she is responsible for driving strategy and design excellence for our multi-disciplinary design services. Donna is a current board member with the Los Angeles Chapter of the ACE Mentor Program, and co-chairs the Diversity Subcommittee. Previously, she was on the Measure BB Bond Advisory Committee for the Santa Monica Unified School District. Donna holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.