Jamila Valero is a Design Integration Manager at one of Los Angeles County’s leading self-performing general contractors, DPR Construction. She focuses on the integration of multiple disciplines and trades to achieve efficient and thorough project coordination primarily within the Healthcare, Higher Education and Life Sciences markets.
As a certified Design-Build Professional (DBIA), Valero believes collaboration is critical. She pushes for the effective integration of design and construction services to ensure success for owners and project teams. Valero has also established herself as a subject matter expert in sustainability and technical building. She is LEED AP BD+C accredited by the US Green Building Council and is one of the DPR SoCal business unit’s Environmental Advocates, a role in which she offers an even more holistic approach to Design Integration. Bringing more than 15 years of experience working on both new and renovation projects, Valero began her career as a Registered Architect and has collaborated on all phases of design and construction at one of the leading global design, architecture, engineering, and planning firms. As Design Integration Manager, Valero bridges the gap between design and construction and excels at interfacing with project teams to develop and monitor expectations and execution for schedule, quality and cost during the design and documentation process at DPR Construction.