About Us

Mangano Design Engineering and Permitting (MDEP) is an engineering firm that specializes in high end residential, historic retrofit, commercial design, mixed-use new construction, forensics, pools, and structural engineering for public structures.

The company is headquartered in La Jolla, CA and has been serving the community and surrounding states since 2014.

Our Team

Meet our team of designers and engineers

Matt Mangano

Owner and Principal Engineer

Xander Simpson

Project Engineer

Dana Garcia

Manager of Business Operations & Strategy

Lenard Tran

Structural Consultant

Sally Al Mufti

Design Engineer

Ivan Valdivia

Architectural Designer

Jose Gomez-Ferrer

Field Engineer

Fernanda Torres

Student Engineer

Community Organizations

MDEP, Inc is heavily involved in pro bono work for the community and are proud supporters and members of the La Jolla Historical Society, La Jolla Community Planning Association, and Bird Rock Community Council

Professional Organizations

MDEP also presents in the following professional organizations:
We are proud to be a winner for the Structural Engineering Association of San Diego 2022 EISE Awards: Community Award. Our Venturi Pergola Preservation Project at the La Jolla Historical Association was in collaboration with Island Architects.