JB Consulting, Los Angeles, CA, US, Owner and Consultant
Manage a consulting business, including project management of concurrent projects in two states. Conducted due diligence for real estate, restaurant and office projects in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Represented projects with city planners, contacted municipalities and negotiate zoning requirements. Reported to landowners on the highest use for properties
Zoning and site acquisition contractor for wireless carriers (T-Mobile and Clearwire) in site development management and utility regulation. Secured zoning permits in Northern and Southern California. Negotiated and signed leases with landlords on behalf of telecommunications clients. Managed teams of RF engineers, construction managers, A&E firms, and clients. Managed over sixty sites concurrently.
Environmental planning consultant for SSFM International, a contractor to Kiewit in Honolulu, HI. Created environmental documentation based on federal and local regulations (NEPA). Obtained permits for the Honolulu High-Capacity Transit Corridor Project, a state-wide infrastructure project serving the City and County of Honolulu. Represent clients in regulatory discussions with local government agencies. Managed project with MS Project. Reviewed construction timeline, documentation and budgets.
Sanger & Olson, San Francisco, CA, US, Associate
Attorney in one of the preeminent land use and real estate law firms in San Francisco Bay Area. Experience included redevelopment projects, permits, right of way and land use litigation. Managed permitting, entitlements and litigation for private, public and nonprofit clients. Represented clients before municipal agencies and staff.
Assisted with all aspects of Potrero Hill Housing Project, a San Francisco Redevelopment Agency transit-oriented development project: attended meetings, researched regulations, edited redevelopment documents and coordinated information between key players. Researched and analyzed state laws and local zoning ordinances. Reviewed and critiqued planning documents, from master plans to architectural designs to planning alternatives. Drafted memorandums, land use applications, CEQA documents, letters and agreements. Supervised staff, experts, consultants and public agency staff in litigation and permit applications.
Universal Paragon Corporation, San Francisco, CA, US, Land Development Manager
Managed operational and development projects, with specialization in marketing, litigation, and operations at a privately-held real estate development and commercial leasing company.
Devised solutions for operations and development projects. Reviewed commercial leases. Searched and interviewed outside legal counsel candidates for the Baylands project. Analyzed San Francisco and Brisbane zoning codes and development agreements. Reviewed neighborhood plans and project plans.
Represented company in the Brisbane, San Francisco and San Mateo County communities. Funded selected community projects as part of the corporation's philanthropic efforts. Organized and ran public meetings to solicit public opinion and support for the TOD projects. Responded to municipalities to promote projects.
Parsons Corp., San Francisco, CA, US, Zoning/Leasing Specialist
Achieved department record for the highest number of approved permits received in a fiscal year. Performed zoning analysis and submit land use applications. Developed and maintained strong working relationships with municipal planners and staff. Managed A&E teams from site walks to drawing revisions.
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Urban Planning
M.A. Urban Planning joint degree with law
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, School of Law
J.D. joint degree with Urban Planning
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Bachelors, Economics
graduated in 3.5 years with Minor in Business Administration