The founder of NBA Turkish Heritage Nights

#30- Salih Eroglu, 38 - Activist
Salih Eroğlu is currently teaching three courses at UCLA Extension in the fields of Construction Management, Cost and Technology. Salih has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry. He is currently providing real estate development, construction and project management services to private cooperation and public agencies.
Salih has worked for top ranked construction firms in United States on multiple prestigious building projects such as The Carlyle Residences, the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Flight Center. Salih also is an active business entrepreneur in different fields. He is the managing partner of two other corporations in the food and automotive sectors in California. Salih holds a Master of Construction Management degree from the University of Southern California (USC) and a bachelor degree in Architecture.

Salih received the “Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award” during his academic career. He also earned the Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) 10th Annual Scholarship Award. Salih was the USC Team Captain of Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) National Graduate Level Student Competition in Reno. He also received the United States Achievement Academy (USAA) All-American Collegiate Scholar award.

Salih is very actively involved with Turkish society in the US. He was the president of the Turkish Students Association in Southern California where he was given a Leadership Award by USC. Salih is also the founder of NBA Turkish Heritage Nights. Salih organized the NBA Turkish Show Night, which 1500 Turks and 25,000 basketball fans attended. The event was a huge success and made the front page of The Wall Street Journal. Salih is the founder and first selected president of Galatasaray California, a non-profit organization which has currently has hundreds of paid members.

Salih is also member of Turkish Construction Professionals in Southern California where he gives presentations and support young Turkish professionals. Last but not least, Salih is preparing different cultural events and organizations in order to promote tourism and publicity for Fethiye, where he was born.
Last modified onSaturday, 06 May 2017 10:07