Columbus Pacific


Tanya Nielsen leads Columbus Pacific’s Operations, overseeing finance, construction and operations for CP and its related entities. Her expertise includes contract compliance, financial processes and reporting, investor and financial institution management as well as corporate structuring.

Prior to joining CP, Ms. Nielsen served as Operations Manager, Capital Construction Development for the University of Southern California (USC) where she established the financial procedures for their $1 billion capital construction portfolio. Ms. Nielsen had previously served as the Vice President of Finance, Project Management for The Walt Disney Concert Hall where she oversaw budgets totaling $300 million and managed multiple aspects of the Hall’s construction.

Ms. Nielsen holds a Master’s of Real Estate Development and a Master’s of Business Administration from USC, graduating with honors. In 2015, she was awarded the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation and is a California Licensed Real Estate Broker.