Elena Danilova, LEED AP, NCIDQ Cert. #022297

Elena Danilova, LEED AP, NCIDQ Cert. #022297

Rego Park, NY, US



Results-oriented, hands-on construction and design professional with 12+ years of experience in interior architecture design, planning, and construction. Successful track record for managing multimillion dollar projects through coordinating trades, developing partnerships, and building positive rapport with architects, engineers, local agencies, vendors, and clients while maintaining costs. Versed in contract negotiations, project estimating, impending design problems, document preparation, building code and regulations, site management and occupancy.


Areas of expertise:

Team Building & Leadership

Safety & Compliance Management

Permitting & Building Code

Organization & Time Management

Construction Planning & Scheduling

Vendor & Materials Management

Budget Analysis

Design Development & Material Selection

Quality Control Management

Planning & Test Fits



Mount Sinai Health Systems, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Manage, organize, and plan the overall implementation of capital improvement construction projects. Responsibilities include monitoring capital spending and procurement process, project analysis, preparation and review of construction documents, bidding, contract negotiations, subcontractor selection, materials purchasing, scheduling, project budgeting, building code & federal and state regulatory agencies, Fire and Life safety, and ICRA requirements compliance, project development, quality control, and trades supervision.

Featured projects:
 Mt. Sinai Kidney Center – an offsite state of the art 15,000 sq ft clinic featuring 36 new treatment bays with two RO systems and additional Home Hemodialysis program.
 Mt. Sinai Oncology Center – new 4,500 sq ft Cancer clinic with 7 treatment bays.
 Mt. Sinai Multispecialty Clinic – new 12,000 sq ft clinic with services including X-Ray, Nuclear scan, OBGYN, and general medicine.
 Mt. Sinai Hospital – renovation of the floor for department of General Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Design of the Simulation Laboratory for the Department of Emergency Medicine, misc. upgrades throughout the hospital main campus.

Feb 2013 - current

RMJM, New York, NY, US, Senior Associate

Responsibilities included all aspects of project design, from schematics to construction administration, as well as coordination of the drawings with different trades, implementation of ADA and building code requirements, coordination of way finding signage and art programs, as well as FF&E selection. Responsible for development of FF&E proposals, work plan projections, and marketing presentation to the potential clients

Featured projects:
 UPR Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Juan, PR: 283,000 SF cancer care inpatient/outpatient facility, first of its kind on the island. Includes 94 beds and 8 ORs.
 Gouverneur Health Services, New York, NY. 340,000 SF HHC facility.
 West Virginia University Student Health Center and CPASS: 120,000 SF ground up construction of two interconnected buildings
 University of Albany, The RNA Institute: 11,000 SF Laboratory. Fit out of the floor in the existing building

Feb 2011 - Jul 2012

Various Architects, New York, NY, US, Independent Consultant

Aug 2008 - Oct 2010

TSC Design Associates, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Responsibilities included supervision of small project teams, developing work plans, reviewing timesheets and their adherence to allocated hours per phase, DOB submissions, Bid leveling, shop drawing reviews, invoicing, etc.

Featured Projects:
 Payless Showroom, New York, NY: 11,000 SF interior office fit out in a landmark building.
 Fortune Footwear, New York, NY – 12,000 SF interior office fit out
 CitiGroup, New York, NY – 20,000 SF floor renovation
 Capital One Branch, New York, NY – 4,000 SF new bank branch
 See Eyewear, New York, NY – 800 SF new store
 Vineyard Vines stores, Georgetown, Westport, and Boston locations – up to 5,000 SF
 Polo Ralph Lauren, Austin, TX – 4,400 SF

Aug 2006 - Jul 2008

NELSON, New York, NY, US, Designer

Featured projects:
 Bank of America Call Center, East Providence, RI. 175,000 SF call center that was designed to accommodate 2000 people working in three shifts.
 Slater Capital Management, New York, NY – 5,000 SF interior fit out for the high end hedge fund company
 Special Situations Fund, New York, NY – 7,000 SF interior fit out for the high end hedge fund company
 Office of The Appellate Defender, New York, NY – 10,000 SF interior fit out for non for profit organization
 Bank of America, 40W 57st, New York, NY – office space
 Bank of America, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY – office space

Nov 2004 - Jul 2006

CannonDesign, New York, NY, US, Designer

Featured projects:
 South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, NY – 150,000 SF new inpatient/outpatients addition. This facility included ORs, LDR and Post-Partum rooms, as well as Psychiatric ward.
 Hackettstown Medical Office Building, Hackettstown, NJ – 74,000 SF outpatient facility
 Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, New York, NY – LDR, Nursery and Maternity floor renovation
 Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY – 70,000 SF addition and renovation

Mar 2003 - Nov 2004

SONY Pictures Entertainment, New York, NY, US, Facilities Intern

May 2001 - Dec 2001


Pratt Institute, New York, NY, US, Masters, Interior Design

Sep 2000 - May 2003

SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY, US, Bachelors, Business Management

Jan 1998 - May 2000

Areas of Specialization