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Jumoke Akin-TaylorJumoke Akin-Taylor
Project Manager
City and County of San Francisco

Jumoke has 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, working on an array of diverse projects, for both public and private sector owners, ranging from $3.0 million to $240 million in construction value. She started her career as a site inspector with Fairfax County, Va. government in 1988, and shortly after became an Assistant Project Manager.

She credits her eight years working for the Port Authority of New-York and New Jersey and three years with developer CBRE as the pivotal points in her career. She was the Project Manager on the Kaiser Redwood City Replacement Hospital Make Ready Project.

Jumoke is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and Associate Design Build Institute of America Professional (Assoc. DBIA) and earned LEED Green Associate certification. She currently serves on the CMAA NorCal Board of Directors as the Chair for the Owners Committee, and also serves a juror on DBIA National Award Jury Committee. Jumoke received her first degree in Civil/Construction Engineering Technology in 1987 from the University of the District of Columbia and completed her graduate studies in Construction Management at Cal State East Bay.

She championed the formation of the Black History Month Committee at SF Public Works that produces yearly programs on the history of Black Architects, Engineers and Inventors. In her spare time, she writes inspirational stories under the pen name of “The King’s Daughter” and is an aspiring blogger “The Father’s Jewel” and avidly pursues excellence, being the best you can be.


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