Experience as an independent consultant and business owner specializing in strategic planning and executing complex, multimillion dollar commercial design and construction projects. Career progression from a laborer in a family-owned business to a degree as a landscape architect working as a planner, interacting with engineers and surveyors, working in the field and in-office, then as a general contractor / construction manager. Current skills including team facilitation, mentoring, permits, building code analysis, reading blueprints, estimating and take-offs, bidding and contract negotiations, field-work, on site data-gathering, surveying, measurements, inspections, evaluations, diagramming, photography, reporting, document distribution, and professionally interacting with employees, office-administrators and supervisors.
Knowledge of construction standards and best practices, which can be applied to the restoration industry at facilities struck by catastrophic damage. Understanding of construction project safety metrics, budgeting, scheduling, sub-contractors, suppliers, and crews and rapid resolution to arising issues. Senior qualifications spanning business development support, strategic relationship management, and leadership of major customer/project pursuits and customer satisfaction programs. Natural leadership and independence while valuing teamwork with diverse people. Capable of following instructions and implementing direction and following a workplan.