BEVERLY HILLS — Sinan Sinanian has joined the Board of Directors of EH National Bank. After graduating from the American University of Beirut in 1974 with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Sinan worked with a Japanese construction company, IHI (Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.), with extensive international contracts. Sinan permanently moved to California in 1983, and established with his brother a real estate development and construction company, Sinanian Development, Inc. which engages in construction of public, commercial and multi-family projects throughout Southern and Northern California.
Sinan is very active in the Armenian community in Southern California. He is a member of the Central Board of Directors of AGBU, the largest Armenian philanthropic organization, as well as a member of the Board of the American University of Armenia. Mr. Sinanian also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Ararat Home of Los Angeles, a board and care and skilled nursing facility housing around 350 elderly individuals. He is a member of United Armenian Fund, the Leadership Council of USC Institute of Armenian Studies, and chairman of the AGBU MDS School in Canoga Park, the largest Armenian school in United States.
Mr. Sinanian is also the proud recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.