ANDY MANGANO, Owner

Andrew D. Mangano began his career in 1978 as a Field Manager for Mangano Company, Inc. He obtained his real estate license and assumed the duties of processing subdivisions through local and state agencies. He was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 1982, and in 1988, was appointed president.

Under Andy’s leadership, Mangano Company, Inc., underwent significant expansion and was recognized at national and local levels for achievement and contributions to the building industry.When Mangano Company, Inc., was purchased by Centex Real Estate Corporation in 1991, Andy was retained as acting president of the Central Valley Division of Centex Homes. He directed an operation with annual revenues that exceeded $80 million and an annual production of more than 630 homes. In 1996, Andy’s non-compete agreement with Centex Homes expired and he launched Mangano Homes, Inc.

Andy has earned a reputation as a top-quality builder, a developer with a vision to build stronger communities, and a philanthropist. His most recent community effort is the creation of ReachingYouth, a nonprofit organization that brings activities, mentors and more to underprivileged students.Today, Andy is developing Promenade II, after the success of Promenade I, both in downtown Visalia, and has begun Marsh Street Commons, a mixed-use project in downtown San Luis Obispo. Andy is also building homes at Serra Meadows in San Luis Obispo and Grace Lane in Arroyo Grande.

 Awards and Recognitions:

1989 – One of top ten finalists in California Builder magazine’s “Builder of the Year” contest. This was a statewide contest which included several of the building giants. Andy was recognized for his contributions to business and community.

1989-90 – Elected “Builder of the Year” by Building Industry Association of Kings and Tulare Counties in 1989 and served as president in 1990.

1989-91 – Under Andy’s leadership, Mangano Company Inc. gained national recognition. The company made Inc. magazine’s, Inc. 500 list as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country. The company was recognized three years running by Professional Builder magazine as one of the largest home-building companies in the nation.

1997 – One of six inductees into the California Building Industry Foundation Hall of Fame.

2004 – Recipient of the Visalia Chamber of Commerce “Man of the Year” award for his ongoing involvement and contributions to the community.