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David Rice

David Rice

Boston, MA, US

 

About 

I am a Senior Project Manager, with experience in healthcare, commercial, public and Federal markets architectural design, client management, and leading multi-discipline teams with focus on ensuring quality services to clients.

• Registered Architect in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

• Passion for leading teams in collaborative manner, providing superior project delivery to the client’s satisfaction.

• Experienced in architectural design, documentation, and construction, for a variety of project types; healthcare, commercial, tenant interiors, museum exhibit space, building renovations, and new speculative office buildings.

• Project executive leading an in-house A/E team including financial management, staff management and team collaboration.

• Demonstrated successes in business development by cultivating relationships with new and existing clients, identifying new business opportunities and developing strategic alliances.

• Proactive, solutions oriented with proven track record for making authoritative decisions.
 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Dewberry Architects Inc, Boston, MA, US, Project Manager Architect

As Senior Project Manger / Architect for Dewberry's Boston office, I lead several multi-disciplined architectural and MEP teams as well as assisted the Business Unit Manger with business development and management of the architectural / building engineering group.

• Client Manager / Project Manager (P.O.C) for multi-year A/E general design services contracts with Department of Veterans Affairs VISN 1 New England and with Hanscom Air Force Base (66th Air Force Group) Bedford MA.

• Point of contact for interfacing with clients, contract management, fee preparation and negotiation, financial performance of projects, and execution of Contracts including budgets, schedules, invoicing and maintaining key business relationships.

• Team leader integrating architectural design and MEPFP disciplines into a collaborative team; setting goals for profitability, architectural design, technical quality and delivery of services with a focus on client satisfaction.

• Supported A/E group with business development and marketing strategy; networking, building relationships with potential new clients, identifying new opportunities and developing strategic alliances with other service providers.

• Demonstrated experience with project fee proposal writing, short list interviews, teaming arrangements and work sharing opportunities within Dewberry.

• Contributors to the enterprise with cross sales for the structural, environmental and civil groups in the Boston office, and as well as other A/E disciplines throughout Dewberry.

• Instituted Dewberry’s quality assurance and quality control program for A/E projects.

• Responsible for the project delivery process including stamping and sealing architectural projects in the Boston office.

• Managed, coached and mentored staff; architects and MEP engineers.

Oct 2006 - Dec 2013
 

TRO Jung Brannen, previously known as TRO/ The Ritchie Organization, Boston, MA, US, Project Architect

• Managed client expectations and project needs throughout project, including scope, budget and schedules.

• Lead architectural team through all phases of project development; from design initiation through construction documentation including construction administration.

• Integrated sub- consultants for project team; structural, MEP, lighting designer, code and kitchen consultants.

• Developed and detailed architectural aspects of the design
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• Collaborated with Interior Designers for interior space planning and design, selection of interior finishes, coordination of furniture, workstations and equipment layout.

• Varied project experience includes tenant fit outs, speculative and build to suite office buildings, building renovations, and unique projects such as museum exhibit space and luxury hospital space.

Oct 1994 - Sep 2006
 

Education 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1988 - May 1991
 

Skills 



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