Sr Project manager

Name : Thomas Rockstad
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Denver,CO
Job Title Sr Project manager
Relocation Preferences : United Statesw
Objective : Retail Project Manager with ability to Home Office and Telecommute any where in the US. Please call for referance as you will see my skill from my professional referances
Resume :  


Thomas D Rockstad




Dedicated Manager with a commitment to excellence and proven track record of success in management position's in many fields of work.  Proven track record in all phases of Grocery Management. I believe in management of First Things First.  Planning is the key to success; know where you are headed before you start.  Excellent personal skills, with the ability to coordinate and liaison with customers, employees, and vendors.  Enthusiastic leader with strong time management skills, as well as the ability to develop staff.  Ability to transfer skills learned in one industry to another. Please take time to review my reference letters, my skills and success are best describes by the professionals I have worked with in the past and present.



Education Training

St. Mary's High School - Bismarck, ND

Regis University - Denver, CO

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI Retail Management

AMAs 5 Day MBA Workshop

Financial Workshop

Marketing Workshop

HR Workshop





Business Skills


Merchandising Skills

Ability to display and present products to customer for sale.  Create excitement in the selling of merchandise. 

Communication Skills

Good listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.

Analytical Skills

Highly analytical thinker with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving and streamlining complex work process.

Computer Skills

Computer-literate performer with the ability to perform all management requirements outside of office.  Basic knowledge in POS systems.

Flexibility/Adaptability/Managing Multiple Priorities 
Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple concurrent projects.

Leadership/Management Skills

Goal-driven leader who maintains a productive climate and confidently motivates, mobilizes and coaches employees to meet higher performance standards.



Multicultural Awareness

Personable professional whose strengths include cultural sensitivity and the ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce and customers in multicultural settings.

Problem-Solving/Reasoning/Creativity Skills

Innovative problem solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints. 


Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues.


Personal Values



    Dedication/Hard-Working/Work Ethic/Tenacity


    Positive Attitude/Motivation/Passion



    Self-Motivated/Ability to work with little or no supervision

    Willingness to Learn




Work Experience



Winston Corporation Denver, CO

Senior Project Manager

2007 - Present

       Estimating projects for clients

o      Responsibly for profit of projects.

       Negotiated  contracts

o     With Subcontractors.

o     With Clients.

       Training  for employees and subcontractors

o     Developed Procedure Manuals for field Superintendents for all clients.

o     Developed Maintenance Program for Wal-Mart Facility.

      Projects anywhere west of the Mississippi River.


o     Wal-Mart retail and Distribution Centers, Home Depot, Lowe's, Valero, Motel 6, Henderson Mine, Waste Management, as well as various Government entities.

        Retail Skill

o     Past retail work history gives me a true understanding of who the client is, my client's customer.  I better understand my clients needs, to develop a "Business Partner" attitude with my clients.

      Project Manager

o     Responsibility for all projects from estimating to conclusion.

o     Contracts Management

o     Communications

      Client, subcontractors, City & State, field and office.

o     Ordered equipment and material.

o     Approve billings and job cost.

o     Managed 30-40 job at one time

o     Managed jobs across the country

o     All work completed while client was in operation.


Financial Construction Services, Inc Denver, CO

Project Manager


      Served as Project Manager and on-site Superintend for all of my projects.

o     Banks, Health Clubs/Restaurants, High Rise Condo Associations.


Adams Mendel Allison Construction Denver, CO

Project Manager

2004 to 2007


      Served as Project Manager for Tenant Finish projects

o      Projects ranged from $50,000.00 to over a $1,000,000.00 tenant improvements for a single   client, 1st Bank of Colorado.

o     Worked with 6 superintends with all project running at the same time.  Six projects starting, six in progress and six finishing.  Active jobs billing per month exceeded 2.5 million.

o     Responsible contracts and negations with subcontractors.

o     Responsibility for budget development for all projects.

o     Communication to field, office, client and subcontractors.

o     Responsibility for profitability of each project.


Field Superintendent

2003 to 2004

      Served as Field Superintendent

o     Scheduling of all work and subcontractors for projects.

o     Hands on projects performing many of the required work for a project.

o     Work was night and weekends.

o     Communication to the client on a daily basis.

o     Weekly payroll.

o     Team building.


Special Projects Manager

2002 to 2003


Labor & Carpentry Duties

2001 to 2002


Assist To Sell Bismarck and Fargo, ND

1998 to 2001 

      Real Estate Business

o     Sold business in 2001


Liberty Services Management Bismarck, ND

1997 to 2001

      Paternity and Drug testing company

o     Had clients in 42 states.

o     Sold business in 2001




Dan's Supermarkets Bismarck, ND

Director of Retail Operations 1996 to 1997

  • Responsible for the overall operation and profitability of nine store grocery chain

  • Budget responsibility

  • Training responsibility

  • Merchandising and new programs development

  • Stores located in three states

  • Facility Maintenance

  • Pricing structure responsibility

  • Communications to major suppliers and vendors

  • Company sales in excess 100 million per year

Director of Perishables 1995 to 1996

  • Central buying programs for all perishable departments

  • Merchandising programs

  • Price structure development

  • Customer Service Levels

  • Shrink Control

  • Nine store change in three states

  • Operated both conventional plus Discount formats

  • Affiliated with Super Valu Stores, Inc.

  • Profit and Loss responsibility

  • Develop new programs with vendors and supplies

  • Produce, Meat, Deli and Bakery responsibility

  • Deli/Food Court Chester Fried Chicken, Service Meat, Pizza Program, Coffee Bar, full line products and services

  • Developed a direct from grower to store supply product for produce

  • Changed from starch bakery to bake off in all locations.

Store Manager 1983 t0 1995

  • Budgeting of complete store performance with central office

  • Employee hiring

  • Employee training and coaching

  • Profit and loss

  • Sales exceeded fifteen million per year

  • Merchandising

  • Price structure responsibility in dry grocery, frozen, dairy and general merchandise for corporate stores

  • Customer Service

  • Advertising for all stores in chain

  • Ran central Bakery for company

  • Store size of 100,000 sq. ft. with 150 plus employees

  • Store Sales exceed 20 million a year

Grocery Manager 1979 to 1983

  • Ordering of all merchandising, inventory control and out of stock

  • Displaying of all seasonal merchandising

  • Scheduling of all Grocery employees

  • Point of Sales control

  • Sales of store exceeded ten million per year

  • Facility maintenance of store





Person in Charge 1977 to 1979

  • Provide supervision while store manager not on site

  • Ordering of dry grocery

  • Displaying of merchandising

  • Customer service




      I am an avid reader of everything.  Always looking for new knowledge.

      Play golf.

      Spend time with my family.




Dan's Supermarket's Inc. - William Zerr

    Director of Operations, Vice President 




Home Depot- Thomas Wickenheisser

    Area Manager, Building Services Colorado Wyoming

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