Passionate practitioner with over 27 years of intensive experience in Interior Architecture. Possesses positive rapport under pressure with a strong ability to complete projects within time and budget. Highly motivated displaying exemplary high ethics and knows success comes from hard work and perseverance.
VOA Associates, Inc., Vice President
Served as central point of contact for resource management, project financial projections and recruitment tracking for over 80 personnel within multiple practice groups.
Developed and implemented organizational structure and job descriptions for Interiors practice group establishing a reporting hierarchy and communication protocol.
Implemented and maintained resource planning software resulting in increased practice congruency and utilization.
The Environments Group, Associate - Senior Project Manager
Supervised and directed major national account utilizing team of (2) project managers, (2) designers and (2) architects providing planning, construction documentation and punch list services.
Improved project performance to one of the top profitable accounts within the practice.
EDI Interior Architecture, Director of Operations
Directed day to day operations of small office in the areas of design, tenant improvement and furniture dealer support services.
Participated in Malcomb Baldridge National Quality Award and ISO 9000 Initiatives resulting in boosting performance in business practices, client relations, vendor relations, production quality, billing, invoicing, collection and revenues.
Interprise, Ltd, Senior Draftsman
Lead production draftsman. Managed tenant improvement accounts and produced planning and construction documents.
Key member of two person team to initiate cad production and estimating software.
RMM Inc., Senior Draftsman
Exemplary production draftsman.
Developed skills from entry level to senior level draftsman.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BArch, Architecture