Andrew Tavakoli is the Principal and CEO of Tavaco Properties, the holding company for a portfolio of commercial real estate nationwide. Andrew earned his BSEE degree in computer systems from University of Pittsburg in 1981, MBA in marketing from CSULB in 1983, and MSBA in finance from University of Southern California (USC) in 1986. Mr. Tavakoli holds investment positions in dozens of companies under the umbrella of Tavaco Capital Management, a private equity firm. Tavakoli serves on the USC Marshall school of business board of leaders. He is the chair of development committee as a board member of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council (LAWAC), and a board member of the Cedars Sinai Medical Center, the second largest medical center in California.