Mitra Kashanchi is the Refinery General Manager for the Chevron Salt Lake Refinery, a position she has held since March 2017.
Ms. Kashanchi began her career with Chevron 27 years ago. Previously, she served as Refinery Business Manager for the Richmond Refinery Hydro Processing Business Unit. In 2012, she was the Operations Manager at the Chevron refinery in Burnaby, British Columbia. From 1991 to 2012, she worked at the El Segundo Refinery in various roles, including as Operations Section Head. As Section Head of the Refinery Systems Divisions, she was responsible for three cogeneration units, the water treatment unit, blending, and shipping and wharf operations.
Mitra earned a bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry from Iran National University. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a master’s degree in Physical Chemistry, both from California State University, Long Beach.
Mitra’s two daughters live in California. One graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles and now works in the Bay Area. The other recently received her degree in Chemistry and Materials Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her husband of 30 years, Ryan, is with Remax Premier-Realty.