1816 May Ave
Operations Manager August 2008 to May 2010
Equipment Solutions, Corporate Human Resources Projects
Build A Bay Operations and Field Support Specialist is a key support role for the $5M. Build A Bay business (stationary tool storage systems). This role includes customer interface, minimal on-site support of SBS sales team, project management, product ordering/scheduling/tracking, support of Build A Bay management in achievement of business objectives, and interface with internal business units as needed.
vDrive target achievement of quotes/final installs to support the Build A Bay business objective.
v300 quotes for Build A Bay and across 10 businesses within Snap-on.
vValidate all POs and projects to ensure seamless delivery and installation of product.
vCreated/maintained weekly production schedule for 15 to 25 projects.
vReview CAD drawings for all projects.
vMaintained all project records and drawings.
vPrepare and distribute monthly sales forecasts through SalesForce.com.
vCoordinate manufacturing production for all Build A Bay projects.
vSolicit all vendor bids, and award purchase orders.
vWork with the engineering group to coordinate and produce technical information and documentation for new product development.
vSchedule shipments and monitor installation.
vTrack invoicing and receivables.
vProvide support to 50 regional sales managers domestic and globally.
oAutohaus on Edens, North Brook IL (189k)
oRBM Atlanta, Atlanta GA (230k)
oPenske Auto Group, Chantilly VA (450k)
Universal Restoration Services
Senior Project Manager September 1995 to June 2008
Residential and commercial production department
Restoration Contractor (250 employees, $50M/year) specializing in large residential and commercial disaster restoration projects. Fully approved by all major insurance companies as premier contractor and mitigation consultant.
vOversee multiple 15-20 residential and commercial projects simultaneously.
vPrepare complete schedules and budgets for projects.
vSecure material requirements and selections, through multiple (75-100) suppliers.
vManage and document day-to-day details of 15-20 individual projects.
vSolicit contractors and Negotiate contracts.
vCoordinate procurement of all bids and construction documents from all involved parties.
vCommunicate and monitor the progress of projects with Architects, owners and tradesmen, while addressing and meeting their individual needs.
vCoordinate site inspections and meetings to verify quality of workmanship and code compliance.
oSaint Helens school, Chicago IL (350k)
oBloomingdales retail store, Chicago IL (575k)
oLake Point Towers, Chicago IL (460k)
Campbell Glasshouses, Inc.
Project Manager May 1991 to August 1995
Designers, fabricators and constructors of commercial greenhouses, solariums, Research Facilities and manufactured homes. A spin off company from Space U.S.A./I.B.G International, designing innovative and unique glass structures.
vEstablished design criteria, producing all documents from concepts to construction.
vPrepared estimates and bidding documents.
vNegotiated and purchased materials and products.
vOversaw fabrication and quality control of manufactured parts.
vMonitored construction field crews, shipments and schedules.
vCoordinated site inspections with officials, and prepared progress reports.
oHome Depot garden center, Atlanta GA (690k)
oHorticultural building Aurora University, Aurora IL (400k)
oRend Lake Correctional Center greenhouse, Rend Lake IL (375k)
Space U.S.A./I.B.G. International
Project Engineer/Engineering Supervisor June 1981 to May 1991
Global Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction Company of commercial greenhouses, research facilities, and commercial skylights. Overseeing all projects from conception to completion, interacting with all business associates to achieve the completed goal. A $250M/yr company with 500 employees globally.
vSupervised Engineers, Manufacturing Managers, Purchasing Agents, field crews and catalog sales.
vPrepared estimates and bidding documents.
vMonitored operations, activities and costs of new contracts including design, drawings, and materials lists, to fabrication and construction.
vPerformed on-site inspections.
vUpdated and maintained product line database.
vProvided technical information and documentation.
vOversaw research and development of new products
oUS Botanical Gardens, Washington DC (2.5M)
oBio-Sphere Support Facilities, Sun Space Ranch AZ (350k)
oUSDA Plant Gene Research Facility, Albany CA (750k)
Gerrys Shoreline Inn
Fox Lake, IL
Owner/Operator/Manager March 1976 to April 1981
A small year round resort located on Pistakee Lake, North of Chicago in the very busy Chain O Lakes Recreation area. A 30-seat bar room, 45-seat dining room, 12 rental rooms with boat slips and fishing boat rentals. A managed employee base of 10 to 15 employees depending on the season.
vAs sole owner I directed and oversaw all business operations (including but not limited to: personnel, payroll, scheduling, inventory, menu, planned activities, and having a hands-on roll in each).
Deltona Development Corporation
Graduate Architect June 1972 to January 1976
Architects, planners and builders of complete communities.
vDesigned and planned individual units completely, from site planning to design.
vProduced and coordinated construction documents.
vPerformed weekly site inspections of field projects.
oDeltona Country Club, Deltona FL (1.5M)
oFairview Condominiums, St. Augustine FL (2.2M)
oMarco Island Cinema, Marco Island FL (750k)
Bachelor of Architecture, 1972, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky