Derek Bohannan | Project Engineer

Derek Bohannan

Project Engineer, EIT

My History

Derek began his career working as a Project Manager on high rise construction projects in Las Vegas, NV and Portland, OR. In 2011 he moved back to Albuquerque to work for Tierra West as a project manager. During this time he also founded and continues to run Volo Pervidi LLC, a remote sensing company specializing in data collection for mapping, surveying, and engineering project design. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico’s Civil Engineering program in 2022 with a concentration in Environmental Engineering. Derek went on to complete his Masters of Engineering through the same department with a focus in Water Resources. Derek is currently working to obtain his PE license as he works as an EIT for Tierra West LLC. Derek’ previous community and professional involvement includes but is not limited to;

  • Serving on the Curriculum Committee for Leadership Albuquerque. (Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce), 2012
  • Co-Director, Developing Leaders Council, NAIOP NM, 2011
  • Commissioner & Chair (2019), Environmental Planning Commission, City of Albuquerque 2014-2020

Education & Professional Registrations

  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, May 2007
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona, June 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico December 2022
  • Masters of Engineering in Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 2023

Professional Memberships

  • Member ASCE ( American Society of Professional Engineers)
  • Member ITE (Institute of Transportation Engineers)
  • Member NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association)

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