GARDEN GROVE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service, and energy service solutions, recently selected Linda Smart as Vice President of Information Technology.
Her leadership and vast experience will also allow Southland to better connect with our customers.
Bringing over 25 years of experience in comprehensive management and application development, Ms. Smart has a thorough understanding of information technology. In her new role, Ms. Smart will drive Southland s information technology department initiatives to support the company s strategic goals across all business lines.
I am excited Linda has joined us as her extensive background in strategic and operational leadership, as well as the development and execution of business objectives will play a key role in improving our growing company, stated Southland Industries CFO Kevin Coghlan. Her leadership and vast experience will also allow Southland to better connect with our customers.
Ms. Smart earned her bachelor s degree in information and computer science as well as biological science from the University of California, Irvine and a master s degree in business administration from the University of California, Fullerton. Most recently, she served as the senior director of information systems of a major pharmaceutical manufacturer where she managed all information technology requests for the research and development group, including infrastructure, applications, and budgeting.
About Southland Industries
Founded in 1949, Southland Industries is one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing innovative yet practical solutions through a holistic approach to building performance. Advocating a design-build-maintain model, Southland specializes in the design, construction, and service of mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, process piping, automation and controls systems, as well as comprehensive energy services needs. Offering standalone services as well as integrated solutions, Southland s in-house experts remain connected, sharing knowledge and information in order to produce the results that have earned Southland its unmatched reputation as one of the top design-builders in the nation. As a company that has always prided itself on innovation and collaboration, Southland continues to pave the way as an industry leader in sustainability and energy efficiency so as to improve the way buildings are designed, built, and maintained. For information, please visit southlandind.com.
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