Project Manager

Name : Flavio
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Boston,IL
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : Boston, Hartford
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Flavio Federico Renzulli
4217 Kennicott Lane * Glenview, Illinois
frenzulli[at] * 847-338-2334

Career Summary

Highly diverse Project Manager with over 10 years experience in the construction and food industries, including extensive onsite supervisory and hands-on experience. Possess uniquely collaborative management style that quickly gains trust and cooperation from key players, including being very adaptable to diverse working styles and people, demonstrating highly effective solutions to any obstacle. Proven record of finding cost saving measures in every project though constant analytical and imaginative techniques.


Scope Development and ControlPassionate LeaderDetail OrientedSkilled CommunicatorProject and construction oversightHighly knowledgeable in construction technologiesProcess/design improvementImaginative and creative problem solving skillsVery flexible management stylePatient and resilient instructor


05/06 to 01/10

Crown Construction & Development, Chicago, Illinois
Project Manager/On-Site Superintendent

Managed all facets of the construction process on commercial projects from planning phase through occupancy, ensuring the timely execution and delivery of firm projects

Selected and negotiated pricing and manpower with subcontractors in order to maintain tight parameters on budgets and timing of projects

Performed extensive onsite quality control regimens, including close monitoring of trade performance, tracking of work timeline; dichotomized and tracked changes and additions preventing a drift in project scope and budget

Administered weekly progress meetings with owners and subcontractors in order to recommended cost saving ideas and containment measures during the projects in order to develop more effective communications with clients and to receive feedback regarding project progress

03/00 to 04/06

Serino Electric & Restoration, Glenview, Illinois
General Contractor (self-employed)

As the primary contact for residential projects, worked extensively with customers to develop and execute projects that not only fulfilled their design goals, but also maintained budgets and quality standards

Extensive communication with customers to determine their goals for their remodeling projects

Designed and constructed home remodeling projects in accordance to the customers wishes, budgets, timeline, often recommending and including cost and energy saving technologies into the projects

Managed all facets of the projects for the customers, including most of the hands-on construction, such as electrical, plumbing, and carpentry.

Notable Projects

Restaurants & Food Industry

D4 Irish Pub5,000 sqft full-scale restaurant; new construction build out in a new high-rise in downtown

Through continuous negotiations of contracts and networking with international vendors, saved over $300K in bottom line project costs

Improved the design and engineering specifications for main kitchen to increase productivity, efficiency and overall safety

Maintained strict adherence to timelines and executed job in 80% of the time mandated for completion

Epic Restaurant10,000 sqft (4 story) restaurant in downtown Chicago restaurant district, $5.3 million project

Selected for project amongst other larger competitor firms in Chicago to execute project which previous firm had failed to begin effectively

Teardown of structure (maintaining 3 external walls) and complete re-engineering of an early 1900s building including structural, electrical, plumbing and HVAC

Maintained budget efficiencies and cost containment measures throughout numerous changes in architectural plans in order to complete project with minimal overruns

Argo Tea Caf1,800 sqft cafGut and remodel of caf within a Sears Retail Store in downtown Chicago

Worked in collaboration with Sears store management to aggressively move the project forward, including maintaining an overnight operation in order to minimize retail store interruptions

Managed more than 5 separate trades working at the same time and overlapping space and minimized logistical problems to maintain strict project timetable

Completed project within timeline (4 weeks) and within tight budget constraints

Retail Industry

Club Monaco3,000 sqft retail storeGut and remodel of a national chain retail store within a highly visible mall in downtown Chicago (900 North Michigan Avenue)

Worked extensively with out-of-state architect to effectuate changes, additions, and improvements to project while maintaining strict project timeline

Re-engineered the clients millwork plan and developed a solution to errors made by clients vendors in production of cabinetry in order to minimize rework, budget overages and project timetable

Maintained strong relationships with 900 North Michigan Avenue mall management team resulting in extended work privileges and future projects

Christofle700 sqft high profile retail china storeGut and remodel on highly visible 1st floor at 900 North
Michigan Avenue

Managed local and French carpenters to complete complex millwork and lighting plans within strict design tolerances

Interfaced with French Architectural firm in order to implement an accurate vision for store aesthetics and uniformity with international store guidelines
Developed alternative plan for millwork lighting in order to simulate international lighting products unavailable in the United States

Nonprofit Industry

Safer Foundation6,000 sqft officeGut and remodel of 3 floors of an occupied office building

Worked with management and staff to relocate employees within the building on a rotating schedule in order to minimize work interruptions while maintaining project timeline

Worked extensively within the vision of the Safer Foundation in teaching trades to rehabilitated individuals including carpentry, flooring and minor electrical

Was integral in design decisions and value engineering to collaborate in finding savings throughout the project; saved over $5,000 per floor by reengineering the HVAC design and floor layouts

Education & Certification

09/94 to 06/98

DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Science in Operations and Materials Management
Presently obtaining LEED Certification
Licensed Electrician in the State of Illinois
Food Sanitation Certificate in Illinois

Languages & Activities

Read and write fluent Italian

Provide pro-bono services to national historical landmark building and preserve including restoration of the natural habitat, development and execution of a green plan for building sustainability and future preservation

Involved in extensive outdoor activities including rafting, hiking and camping

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