Construction with a Conscience
“A building is not complete until every door hangs properly, every window opens correctly and everything is built according to plan. It has to look, feel and smell right. We just won’t settle for anything less. I love making blueprints on paper come to life in real buildings. Buildings that positively impact the community.“
Carla M. Barela
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
CARLA M. BARELA
In her impressive 36 year tenure at the helm of Cortez Construction, Carla has had many “first’s” and has paved her own road. Carla spent 12 years as a nun in the order of the SIsters of Charity of Cincinnati, Ohio (1960-1972) during which she earned a BA from Mt. Saint Joseph College. She has also earned a MA in Music Education from CU Boulder. Carla now serves as CEO/President of Cortez Construction Company.
DANIEL A. CORDOVA
Daniel received his AS degree in Engineering Technology from Trinidad State Junior College. While serving as the Corporate Secretary at Cortez Construction Company, he is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management through the Applied Science and Engineering Technology department at CSU Pueblo.