15+ years Interior Architecture/ Senior Interior Designer with a diverse Project List to include Hospitality, Resort and Casino, Aviation, Municipal, Healthcare, Commercial and Higher Education. Currently focused on Brand Strategy/Identity, elegantly merging design criteria of brick and mortar spaces with digital presence (and vice versa...)
Baseline21, LLC, Arlington Heights, IL, US, Business Development Manager- Brand Strategy
Represent Baseline21 as Business Development Manager, participation in community associations, coordinating seminars and strategic development for future business.
Prepared and presented SEO analytic reporting and consultation.
Involved with Sales and Marketing Strategies to include research, demographic analysis, social media trends, brand identity and web development services.
Identified, developed and generated analyses for evaluation of new business opportunities.
Locating, developing, defining, negotiating and closing of new and existing clients.
CommaM.com, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Senior Project Manager- Brand Development
Provided all applicable interior/architectural services and consultation for healthcare, residential, corporate entertainment, and mixed use.
Involved with Sales and Marketing Strategies to include research, demographic analysis, product development, design development, branding, design trends and new products from residential and contract furnishings.
Prepared forecasting and scheduling of all projects.
Managed, designed and delegated all phases of design development through construction documentation.
Friedmutter Group, Newport Beach, CA, Senior Interior Designer
Managed, designed, delegated and presented interior and architectural criteria for project in Las Vegas. Researched and custom designed numerous high-end special features to include all finishes, lighting and contract fine furnishings. Consulted on procurement, coordination and management of all shop drawing reviews and engineers. Provided exceptional interior design through advanced space planning, design according to brand, signage detailing, theme enhancement and maximum security plan.
IA Interior Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Proiject Manager/ Senior Interior Designer
As Senior Project Manager, focused on Municipal and Education design, specifically LAUSD. Provided management and implementation of departmental moves and design modifications.
Managed and supervised Production of Architectural Construction Documents for over 30 buildings and sites owned by LAUSD.
Oversaw estimating, proposals, site selection, scheduling, space planning and design development.
Deutsch Associates, Inc, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Manager/ Interior Designer
Managed, supervised and delegated tasks, billable hours as needed with Production Staff (3-10) accommodating target budget, forecasted projected schedule, and coordination with engineers, inspectors, and contractors.
Independently designed, developed and managed commercial tenant improvement projects up to 35,000 square feet
Manager for team oriented projects up to 150,000 square feet.
Developed proposal presentations, bidding procurement, site selection, construction administration, schematic design, design development and production.
Acted as main point of contact with team players in the field (contractor) and client (CEO/Owner.)
Provided fast-track management and scheduling within a design/build project scope.
Devenny Group, Phoenix, AZ, US, Architectural Designer
Assisted in design, expansion and renovation of hospitals and MRI Clinics.
Planned space within criteria of medical equipment, reconfiguration within various departments to include mammography and cardiology
Consulted with hospital and project coordinators, negotiating plans, demolition and scheduling. Coordinated all engineering/consultants.
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, BArch, Bachelor of Fine Arts- Interior Architecture
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, BArch, Bachelor of Arts- Integrated Studies
Major: Bachelor of Arts- Integrated Studies
Minor: Bachelor of Arts in Design- Architectural Studies