Maricela Cordova Garcia, LEED GA, AIA, DBIA

Montgomery County (MD) Department of Transportation

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Montgomery County (MD) Department of Transportation


​Accomplished Architect with over 20 years of professional experience on all aspects of the life cycle of architectural, engineering and construction projects for federal and local governments and private clients in the U.S. and Latin America ranging from $5 million to over $2 billion dollars.

Through my passion for collaboration with multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary teams, I have been successful in all areas of project development. Adept in business development and client management, marketing, proposal management and communications, I have developed critical business opportunities and established long-term relationships with prospects, partners and vendors resulting in the increase of company revenue and profit.

My expertise covers work in several industries - Infrastructure, Heavy Civil, Water and Waste Water, Mass Transit, Transportation, Telecommunications, Industrial, Commercial, Institutional, Sports, Healthcare, Hospitality, and Residential. I bring a unique approach to integrated planning, programming and design, production, organization, supervision, coordination, preconstruction services, construction administration, management, application of resources and construction of the highest profile projects for the most prominent clients.

I am recognized in the industry for the successful implementation of collaborative delivery procurement methods such as CMAR, Design/Build, Progressive Design/Build and Public Private Partnerships (P3); utilizing strategic partnering, design management, estimating, value engineering, constructability, contract management and purchasing tools and processes. I also specialize in teaming strategies with major Clients and Agencies, top design and construction firms and key subcontractor companies for integrated design and construction project delivery.

Specialties: Architectural Design; Engineering; Preconstruction; Design Management; Construction; CMAR; Design-Build; Proposal and Project Management; Project Acquisitions and Development


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Market Sector

  • Transportation (other than Aviation)