Mr. Sheikholeslami joined the School District in September 2006 to manage and oversee the District’s new construction and modernization projects including the building of the new Hillview Middle School and Laurel School Upper Campus. By 2012, the majority of the construction projects were completed and Mr. Sheikholeslami expanded his role as Director to include maintenance, grounds, facilities, transportation, technology and emergency planning. In December of 2014, Mr Sheikholeslami was promoted to Chief Business and Operations officer which includes overseeing all financial and operational aspects of the District. Mr. Sheikholeslami is a civil engineer by education and training with a Master of Science from UC Berkeley and Bachelor of Science from UC Davis. Mr. Sheikholeslami has prior experience as a consultant and other governmental agencies.