Expert Details

Expert in Management Consulting, Team Building, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Arbitration/Mediation

Expert ID: 725496 Ohio, USA

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Expert has experience in general business management with specific expertise in managing design / constructions firms.

Expert has experience with facilitating the strategic planning process.

Expert conducts seminars on planning all types of projects.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Indianapolis, Indiana - Muncie, Indiana - Anderson, Indiana - Columbus, Ohio - Cincinnati, Ohio - Dayton, Ohio - Springfield, Ohio - Hamilton, Ohio - Lexington, Kentucky - Louisville, Kentucky

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1967 Degree: BS and MS Civil Engineering Subject: Civil/ Structural Engineering Institution: University of Kentucky

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1990 to 2008 Employer: Roenker Bates Group Title: Vice- President Department: Responsibilities: Develop client relationships. write proposals, develop necessary materials and facilitate a variety of meetings or training presentations, invoice and collect fees
Years: 1987 to 1990 Employer: McGill Smith Punshon Title: CEO Department: Corporate Responsibilities: Overall management of 100 employee architecture/ engineering/surveying firm
Years: 1985 to 1987 Employer: Belcan Engineering Co Title: Sr V. P. Department: Engineering Responsibilities: General management of 700 employee engineering division
Years: 1981 to 1985 Employer: SDRC Title: Business Manager Department: Consulting Responsibilities: Develop client relationships, write proposals. manage projects, engineers and technicians
Years: 1975 to 1981 Employer: KZF, Inc. Title: V. P. Chief Technical Officer Department: Technical Responsibilities: Overall leadership of 70-80 architects, engineers, surveyors, planners and technicians
Years: 1972 to 1975 Employer: Jackson's Realty and Builders Title: Construction Manager Department: Residential Responsibilities: General management of construction of apartments, condos, and nursing homes.
Years: 1971 to 1972 Employer: Miller Valentine Inc Title: Chief Engineer, and Ass't Operations Mgr. Department: Heavy/ Highway Responsibilities: Supervision of highway and bridge construction
Years: 1969 to 1971 Employer: Skilken Roslovic, Inc Title: Projects Manager Department: Responsibilities: Manage construction of commercial projects all over eastern half of US

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1993 to 2008 Agency: US Army Corps of Engineers Role: Facilitator Description: Conduct Teambuilding meetings on large construction projects
40-50 times

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1981 to 1985 Country / Region: Europe Summary: Responsible for London Consulting Engineering High Tech, Projects
Years: 1982 to 1985 Country / Region: South Africa Summary: Responsible for developing relationships proposals and managing projects with mining industry, Esp. Anglo American Corp

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Listed in many biographical listings, Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers. Editor emeritus of ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, Past member BOD of Cincinnati Rotary Club, Past member Toastmaster of America, Past Chairman of local Board of Zoning appeals and Planning Commission, Member National, Ohio, and local Real Estate Boards
Licenses / Certifications
Professional Engineer in Kentucky and Ohio
Awards / Recognition
Certified Toastmaster
Publications and Patents Summary
Book 1993 published by ASCE press: Win-Win Negotiation- A Professional's Playbook, Many articles as editor of ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness on architectural contract issue. Certified arbitrator and mediator
Training / Seminars
Project Management, Negotiating, Teambuilding, Communication, General Management, Time Management: How to Plan, Coaching and Mentoring
Vendor Selection
Some contacts within the design/ construction community
Other Relevant Experience
Platform speaker on variety of topics

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French light conversation

Fields of Expertise

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