By Pillsbury’s Construction & Real Estate Law Team
Nik Bandak is the president of Bandak Project Management, a firm he began in June of 2020 following a good deal of external pressure by friends, customers and his community. Nik’s career path began not long after graduating from Saint Mary’s College of California in 2008 with a degree in financial solutions. Nik worked in the Bay Area as a laborer, carpenter, project manager and then estimator with a concrete subcontractor. Realizing he wanted global experience, Nik moved into the United Arab Emirates to use Bechtel about the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone. After getting engaged, Nik and his prospective wife, Kellydecided to move back to Southern California in which he was hired in the Construction Management branch of a little San Diego-based commercial real estate company. Nik, Kelly and their twin sisters now live in Southern California.