Matin Lackpour worked as a Mechanical Engineer with over 25 years of professional services in electrical utility industries. His expertise is in quantitative methods, contract negotiation, strategic planning, and financial planning and budgets. His strengths include project management, organizational structures, financial and business analysis. A highlight of his career was supervising a group of 10 engineers and programmers to optimize electrical generation and transmission resources of the City of Los Angeles. In addition, he was the president of LPT Construction Company where he managed the design and construction of medium size projects. He has been teaching at various colleges and universities in southern California since 1981 in the areas of Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, and Computer Science.