CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
Versatile, resourceful, and results-oriented Project Management Professional with extensive experience in the residential construction industry. Background includes work on a variety of mid to large scale projects handling all phases from pre-construction to close-out. Excel at increasing efficiencies, identifying constraints, and defining solutions. Self-directed leader and articulate communicator who can interact effectively with key community and business influencers, and build teams to consistently achieve difficult goals. Able to see the big picture and pay attention to the important details. Committed to adding value and exceeding expectations through collaborative problem solving, disciplined decision making, and a laser like focus on providing high-quality customer service
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Construction ManagementHigh Net Worth Client RelationsConflict Resolution
Blueprint Analysis New Urbanism & In-Fill ProjectsLien Law
Cost Estimating High-End New ConstructionContract Negotiations
Budget & Cost Control Challenging RestorationsComputer Proficiency
Business DevelopmentHistoric & Iconic DetailingStaff/Contractor Management
Independent Contractor 2008 Present
Construction Project Manager/Superintendent
Directing a $1.2 million residential renovation/remodel project that includes various aspects of timber framing and stick frame construction.
Oversee estimating, budget development, scheduling, project management and final project delivery.
Established a new business model for this project that provides full disclosure of the financial process, a step that reestablished trust with the client and allowed for specification changes without compromising creative design.
Symbolic Homes, Inc. 2004 2008
Founder/Vice President of Production and Business Development
Led company revenue growth of 258% in three year period by targeting high net worth individuals and leveraging credibility and expertise as major points of difference.
Project managed major remodels, additions, and new construction with oversight for critical path scheduling, budgeting/cost control, policies/procedures development, acquisition and review of subcontractor/vendor bids, and final project delivery.
Subject of an unsolicited letter to the editor from a local preservationist praising sensitivity to the surrounding neighborhood in terms of scale and architectural appropriateness for an in-fill home building project. The Oakwood, OH Register also wrote a feature story about this same project, commending the attention to iconic architectural detailing and proper scaling.
Delivered a one of kind \"new urban\" project complete with custom detailing at $124/per square foot in a declining market.
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Boral Bricks, Inc., Roswell, GA 1997 2004
Regional Sales and Operations Manager - Dayton, OH (2000 2004)
Led business development efforts in a five county area. Managed expenses, margins, inventory, and staffing. Maintained key account management responsibility from prior position.
Propelled regional branch location to five straight months of record sales.
Market Representative (1997 2000)
Championed sales effort in new-market expansion.
Surpassed established market competitors to propel company to # 2 market ranking.
Promoted to Sales and Operations Manager within twenty months as a result of meeting and exceeding sales goals, and liaison efforts with the regional Home Builders Association.
Western Building Products Manufacturing, Cincinnati, OH 1995 1997
Spearheaded sales of specialty engineered building components in a new-market effort.
Coordinated market planning with targeted sales of roof trusses, panelized wall systems, and floor trusses to commercial contractors, architects, and residential builders.
Held positions as Vice President of Retail Properties for a commercial real estate firm in Cincinnati, OH; Store Management with The Limited Stores; and Sales Representative for The Knoll Group handling contract furniture sales.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
University of Cincinnati - College of Applied Sciences, Cincinnati, OH
Building Sciences and Cabinetmaking
Home Builders Association of Northern Kentucky
Carpentry Apprenticeship Program
Member - Home Builders Association, Dayton, OH
Vice President - American Marketing Association, The Ohio State University
Volunteer/Crew Leader - Habitat for Humanity