After coming onboard in 2008, Mei Schwaninger successfully led the Project Accounting Group through several of the most significant projects ever undertaken by Eichleay. She is now the Controller responsible for the preparation of financial statements and oversight of the general ledger, cost accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax compliance, budgeting, and forecasting functions. Born in Nanjing, China she immigrated to the United States as a teenager to attend school. Upon graduation she worked for a local general contractor, two regional homebuilders, and a global EPC firm. Mei holds a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from San Francisco State University.