Master of Business Administration

Chapman University

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

Gonzaga University


Professional Certifications/Associations


  • Design Build Institute of America member; DBIA Certified Professional
  • Engineer in Training State of Washington
  • International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering

Nolan Cannon

Senior Project Manager

Describe the last 10-15 years of your career in a snapshot.

10 years of experience in the construction industry: the last four years with Cannon Building and the remainder with other general contractors in the Southern California.


What are a few of your passions or hobbies?

I enjoy fishing and spending time on the water with my wife, cruising around on our boat.


Favorite building, structure, or architectural piece, and why?


The reverse osmosis building at the Orange County Water District’s water purification plant in Fountain Valley. This was the first process intensive project that I worked on, and it sparked my interest in work involving complex process systems.


What recent innovation in any industry fascinates you, and why?


Lean construction. This initiative focuses on eliminating waste and optimizing project work streams to deliver projects faster and more cost effectively.


What is your favorite travel destination, and why?


Catalina Island. Trips here with my family and friends help me to think, recharge, and come back to work prepared to perform for my teammates and clients.


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