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Expert in Construction Project Management

Expert ID: 734935 Arkansas, USA

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Results-oriented construction management and owner’s rep professional with 25+ years project management experience utilizing multiple alternative delivery methods on a diverse portfolio of project types ranging from $68K commercial renovations to complex, large scale, multi-site/multi-year capital improvement programs valued over $6 B in the following sectors:
• Hospitality
• Airports
• Multifamily
• Commercial Real Estate
• Health Care Facilities
• Mixed Use Retail
• K-12 + Higher Education
• Facility Condition Assessments
• Infrastructure+ Technology
Offer excellent leadership and innovative strategies to intelligently manage risk, complexities and human interactions through the application of best practices. Passionate about building stakeholder consensus in a highly collaborative environment while managing cost, time and quality objectives from concept to completion. Capable of fulfilling decision support requirements with superior reporting standards and effective web-based project management systems. Promote high ethical standards and lead/mentor teams to deliver exceptional project outcomes. Recipient of project achievement awards in recognition of excellence in the practice of construction project management.

• Preconstruction Planning/Scope Control
• Budget Development/Cost Estimating
• Relationship Building/Client Mgmt.
• Contract Development/Negotiation
• Schedule Development/Monitoring
• Bid Admin./Preconstruction Services
• Procurement /Project Delivery
• Construction Management
• Communication Management
• Quality Assurance/ Status Reporting
• Contract / Change Management
• Financial, Billing +Payment Administration

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tulsa, Oklahoma - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma - Fort Smith, Arkansas - Fayetteville, Arkansas - Springfield, Missouri

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: Bachelor of Science Subject: Construction Management Institution: Colorado State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Project Manager Department: Program Management Responsibilities: Delivered comprehensive program management services for the development of a
$40M advanced flare production facility for a leading developer of sophisticated airborne countermeasure decoys. Developed project management support functions to manage program objectives, protected owner interests and provided guidance to reduce project uncertainty and keep multiple capital transformation projects on-time and budget.

: Provided leadership for the design and construction of a $120M multi-use residential/retail complex consisting of a podium deck structure above a two-level subterranean garage with 4 floors of 281 wood frame residential units. Developed contracts and directed project management services for administration of multi-prime teams. Cultivated/maintained excellent relationships with stakeholders to manage deliverables.

Directed Design-Build services for a mission critical Data Center. Led both preconstruction and construction teams in a highly collaborative environment to achieve client deliverables utilizing a GMP procurement process. Kept pace with rapid changes and supported trade contractors to adhere to tight deadlines resulting in on-time completion, 6.7% under budget with zero safety accidents. Recipient of CMAA and WCCC awards for exceptional project management achievements for meeting cost, schedule, quality and safety objectives.

Prepared condition assessments, developed contracts, and managed a major expansion to a 6-story Medical Office building and concurrently directed renovations to a 520-unit multifamily complex on time, below budget.

Provided tactical leadership to analyze scope, cost, schedule,
quality and reporting processes on major renovations to academic buildings, healthcare science centers, laboratories,
libraries, sports facilities, and renewable energy projects for a $6B sustainable college campus rebuilding effort.

Developed strategic objectives, parametric and conceptual budgets, P6 schedules, Contract Manager Database, and a PMP for a world-class $2.45B iconic resort in northwest Costa Rica.
The 650-acre park featured Universal Design and LEED concepts for a 100-bed medical clinic + research facility,
5 hotels, a convention center with casino, a beachside village center with a 350 room major brand hotel, theatre,
retail shops, restaurants and all civil infrastructure for roadways, utilities and power generation.

Assessed contracts, cost, schedule, and quality status of a $55M mixed-use retail project under construction by a city redevelopment agency for purchase risk by a private developer. Project consisted of a 267,308 gross S.F. four-level CIP office/retail structure with 96 upscale residential units above.

Performed CM services for TI finishes on 12 disparate 2010 Census Bureau office renovations. Each project resulted in on-time completion, on budget and no accidents.

: Created persuasive approaches and technical content to professionally articulate Hill’s value proposition to support the RFP process. Assessed key requirements, developed win strategies and translated strategic thinking into actionable goals. Expert in preparing fee estimates, staffing plans, and negotiating contract agreements. Delivered client presentations to capture $28.3M in new business opportunities.
Years: 2006 to 2008 Employer: CMTS Inc. Title: Sr. Construction Manager / Estimator Department: Responsibilities: Managed a multi-disciplinary team of 15 direct reports in a partnered setting for extensive phased installation of a $52 M In-line Baggage System upgrade on two fully operational terminals. Prepared contracts and directed daily interface/communications with multiple airport operations staff, QA teams, and project participants. Coordinated logistics for relocating multiple conveyance/equipment systems. Provided phasing solutions resulting in a schedule reduction of 90 days while going “live” on time. Negotiated 76 changes saving client $2.6 M.
Years: 2000 to 2006 Employer: Multiple California K-12 + Community College District Rebuilding Programs Title: Sr. Construction Manager / Estimator Department: Responsibilities: Cultivated client relationships and aligned objectives with A/E planning & design, pre-construction and construction management teams. Performed VE and constructability reviews, developed budgets and schedules, negotiated changes, coordinated QA efforts with DSA, conducted meetings, prepared status reports. Guided participants to meet schedule and cost constraints for 97 modernizations on 33 sites on a $176M K-12 construction program. Managed 3 concurrent $113M MUSD high school expansions - just under budget, just ahead of schedule. Experienced in BIM, LEED, and Public Contract Codes.
Years: 2000 to 2006 Employer: March Air Reserve Base Title: Deputy Program Manager Department: Responsibilities: Coordinated specialized production of LEED NC submitter documents for a Design/Build C-17 18,000 SF maintenance hangar. First USAFR facility to achieve a LEED Certification.
Years: 1998 to 2000 Employer: CMTS Inc. Title: Project Manager Department: Responsibilities: California State University at Long Beach: Assumed project leadership to turn around 9 troubled projects including a sports complex arena, gym renovations, nursing building remodel, medical laboratory upgrades, a new central plant, and campus-wide electrical upgrades. Mitigated delays and completed campus projects by opening day. Resolved 375 disputes and negotiated resolution for $2.8M below proposed cost without claims litigation.

City of Santa Monica: Provided full PM/CM services and enabled the city to complete city-owned park facilities, library and city hall improvements, and ADA upgrades 7% under budget, 2 months ahead of schedule.

Los Angeles International Airport: Led constructability review for a 4-story, 953-space, $18M parking structure. Uncovered numerous conflicts, formulated solutions, and coordinated final bid documents.

Denver International Airport: Provided QA and Office Engineering services during the construction of a new Terminal Platform, Concourse C, Passenger Loading Bridges, Automated Train System, and multiple taxiway/runways.

Stapleton International Airport: Managed a Control Tower renovation without interference or shutdown of ongoing airport operations. Settled a $100,000 delay claim for $0 by proving concurrent delay.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
California’s Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH)
Construction Managers Association of America (CMAA)
Adjunct Member - Round Table Group
Former Board Member - Aspen Historic Preservation Commission
Licenses / Certifications
OSHA 10-Hour Training
Jacobs Engineering, Ontario, CA

Project Management Certification
Hill International
Professional Appointments
Teaching experience: Adjunct Instructor
Dept. of Construction Management Westwood College - South Bay Campus

Construction Law + Claims Avoidance
CMAA Southern California Chapter
Green CA Community College Summit Green
Project Management Seminar
Pacific S.I. Corporation
Awards / Recognition
Project Achievement Award CMAA Northern CA Chapter
Exceptional Project Award Western Council of Const. Consumers
Who's Who in the West Marquis, 4 separate Editions

Fields of Expertise

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