Jan Mittermeier, Chief Operating Officer
Jan Mittermeier is the chief operating officer for Cofiroute USA. She also served as the Cofiroute USA program manager for the 91 Express Lanes for seven years. She is responsible for overseeing all operations of the company. Jan is a recognized authority in strategic planning and organizational management.
Her more than 30 years of previous experience includes serving in various executive management positions in both government and private industries. Her accomplishments include managing a $300,000,000 expansion for the John Wayne Airport in Orange County and developing and implementing the workout plan that enabled the county of Orange to emerge from the biggest municipal bankruptcy in history just 18 months after Jan took over as county CEO.
Jan has received accolades from numerous organizations, including the National Association of Business Owners, the League of Women Voters and the Women's League of America in honor of her professional accomplishments and expertise. She has been named as one of Governing Magazine's National Public Officials of the Year, one of the Orange County Business Journal's Most Influential People in Orange County, granted the California State University, Long Beach Distinguished Alumna Award, named 2009 Woman of the Year by the California State Legislature and has been awarded a certificate of special congressional recognition.
In addition, she has conducted leadership-training workshops and taught management and leadership principles and principles of government budgeting to students at California State University, Long Beach.
Jan earned an MBA in business administration and graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in accounting from California State University, Long Beach. Jan is a certified public accountant.
Jan has participated in the Professional Accreditation Academy – American Association of Airport Executives, and the University of California, Irvine’s Executive Management Extension Program. Jan currently serves as vice president of the California State University, Fullerton Mihaylo College of Business and Economics executive council board. Jan has also previously served on the UCI advisory committee for planning and social ecology, on the executive board and nominating committee for the Orange County Girl Scout Council, and on the bond oversight board for the Huntington Beach Unified High School District.