Mr. Davidian is the President and CEO for DRD Associates, as well as a partner with Green Office Furnishings in Fresno, CA. He was the owner and CEO of California Business Furnishings, Contract Interiors, and Desks Chairs and More, for 25 years, with locations in California, Nevada, and Arizona.
Mr. Davidian began his career in education as head teacher for Coarsegold (CA) Elementary School District (1975-82). He designed and initiated the mainstream program for educationally challenged students, and was active in parent/school activities, administrative committees and sports coaching.
He was manager of the school furnishings division with M. D. Company, Fresno CA (1982-85), then established California School Furnishings in 1985 to serve the school furnishings market in the San Joaquin Valley. Mr. Davidian currently serves on the boards of the Fresno Business Council, Fresno Compact, Fresno Economic Development Corporation, Envirokare Tech, Inc., and One By One Foundation.
He has been involved with California Association of School Business Officials, Clovis Unified School District Foundation, Community Hospital, Fresno County and City Chamber of Commerce, and served on the boards of directors for the Fresno Grizzlies, Fresno Public Education Fund, Industrial Education Council and the North Fresno Rotary Club.
Mr. Davidian’s professional, business and community recognition includes:
- Jefferson Award in recognition of public and community service (2005).
- Haworth Furnishings’ “Challenge to Total Quality” Award (1993, 1998)
- California Business Furnishings placed #88 on INC. magazine’s list of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies and #19 among California companies (1990)
- California Business Furnishings was named the 1990 Small Business of the Year by Fresno County and City Chamber of Commerce and the City of Fresno.
He received a B.A. in liberal studies (economics emphasis) from California State University Fresno (1974) and received the California Standard Elementary Credential (1975).