484 Broadview Ave
Highland Park, IL. 60035
A confident, highly energized, effective and persuasive building professional with broad exposure to project management, cost estimating and residential and commercial construction projects. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Recognized as a tireless worker, motivator and mentor, experienced in multiple phases of contracting and construction, and with a substantial amount of recognition and awards.
Adept at developing exceptional client relationships through a careful attention to detail that is based on practical experience, successful strategies and timely interventions created to manage and motivate vendors, workers and trades. Especially skilled in the application of stone masonry; granite, marble, and tile stone floors in bathrooms and kitchens.
Green Building Financing Installation Management Services Volume Discounts Entrepreneur
Process Improvement Problem Resolution Project Management Leadership Analysis Design
Renovations Scheduling Blueprints Builder Training Customer Contact Quality Building
Contractor Sourcing Licensed Insured Bonded Negotiations Communication Safety
MS Office Suite Construction Superintendent Commercial Residential
Defect-Free QuickBooks Microsoft Project Carpentry Estimating
TILE WERKS, INC. Highland Park, IL 1996 - Present
Experts in the fabrication and installation of art tile, glass, stone, and custom mosaics
Subject Matter Expert and lead point of contact for rehabilitating, remodeling and construction of residential and commercial projects, applying tile and stone to a wide range of decorative and practical installations. Dedicated to delivering projects that regularly exceed expectations as far as quality, timeliness and cost controls.
Skilled in using granite, marble, ceramic and tile stone floor on high end remodeling projects.
Recognized by clients as a valuable resource when working on pools and fountains.
A strong people and process leader who delivers a top product through effective use of co-workers and subcontractors
BELMONT HOMES, INC. Highland Park, IL1987 - 2008
Entrepreneurial opportunity focused on developing upscale, residential and multi-family homes valued from $1.5 to $10 million
Long term driver of client satisfaction as demonstrated by timely, high-quality, and defect-free construction of all client homes. Projects consistently met highly aggressive schedules and were on or under budget. Ably scheduled and managed contractors, processes, and quality controls through constant and clear communication of expectations and required deliverables.
Earned a reputation among premium homeowners for high levels of satisfaction, based on multiple reasons, including attention to detail and prompt response to warranty issues. Routinely commended for organizational skills, an ability to work well under pressure, to motivate and lead cross-functional teams, and exemplify an outstanding work ethic.
Recognized for scheduling, managing, and delivering optimum production, quality and results from vendor teams representing all construction trades.
Successfully project managed all phases of construction projects, from initial permit application through final homebuyer walk-through and acceptance.
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL