Before joining Cain International, Ada worked for Bank of America’s Commercial Real Estate Banking group (‘BofA’) as a senior vice president, where she transacted and closed more than $3 billion in gross loan commitments. Prior to BofA, Ada held roles in OneWest Bank, iStar and Weintraub Real Estate Group. She started her career in engineering, working for Hathaway Dinwiddie and Swinerton Builders.
Ada is a registered professional civil engineer in California and an active member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) at the Americas and District Council levels, currently leading as the NEXT Americas co-chair, Urban Development Mixed Use Council (Silver) vice chair, ULI-Los Angeles advisory board member, and ULI-Los Angeles Capital Markets Initiative Council co-chair. Ada is also an executive committee member of the City of Hope Los Angeles Real Estate Council.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering building science, a Master’s in civil-structural engineering, and an MBA, all from the University of Southern California (USC).