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Paul Spite

Paul Spite

Cookeville, TN, US

 

About 

Paul F. Spite

950 Helen Court

Cookeville, TN 38501

(931) 261-3269

afd1@frontiernet.net

 

*  Registered Architect ‑ Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Illinois, Michigan, Maryland

*  N.C.A.R.B. Certification – Nationwide

 

Skills Summary:

 

A&E services coordination and management, project ownership, problem solving, construction management, computer literacy, and very strong spoken, written, and graphic communication skills as an instructor in many venues.

 

Seeking:

 

A team, where over thirty years of project experience in building design, construction management, and facility management will contribute value, and where knowledge is exchanged in each direction.

 

Related Experience:

 

AFD Consulting Principal – 05/11 – Present

-          Directing and coordinating all A & E services for clients, space planning, architectural design, specifications, moderate MEP engineering, various writing projects

-          Provision of technical architectural expertise

-          Mentoring employees and supervising workflow of all architectural document preparation

-          Existing and new client contact, development and marketing

-          Research to remain current in trends, technologies, and materials

-          Over sixty percent of business from repeat clientele

-          Acquired licenses in ten states to benefit one food service client

 

Maffett-Bouton & Associates – Staff Architect – 06/08 –4/11

-          Staffing, directing and coordinating all A & E services for clients, using outside MEP firms

-          Provision of technical architectural expertise

-          Mentoring staff and supervising workflow of all architectural document preparation

-          Existing and new client contact, development and marketing

-          Research to remain current in trends, technologies, and materials

-          Medical clinic designed to be as energy efficient as possible, per client request, resulting in average utility bills for a 4,500 sq ft clinic of $160 per month.

 

AFD Consulting Principal – 01/95 – 05/08

-          Directing and coordinating all A & E services for clients, space planning, architectural design, specifications, moderate MEP engineering, various writing projects

-          Provision of technical architectural expertise

-          Mentoring employees and supervising workflow of all architectural document preparation

-          Existing and new client contact, development and marketing

-          Research to remain current in trends, technologies, and materials

-          Over seventy-five percent of business came from repeat clientele

-          Worked in conjunction with grant writer on numerous municipal projects

-          First known use of angled sheet piling to deflect seismic waves from nearby railroad away from new senior center – and it worked

-          Developed how-to and how-not-to manuals for churches

 

Biomet, Inc. ‑ Facility Manager – 06/90 – 12/94

  • Assigning department space, negotiating purchasing agreements with vendors, coordinating inside / outside expertise / labor in numerous renovation / relocation projects, supervision building maintenance, space planning for all departments / individuals, master planning for land and building use, design and construction management for manufacturing / offices / additions, providing design and budget analysis on facility impact of possible acquisitions and new industrial processes,
  • Directing and coordinating all A & E services and construction management on facility projects, with direct hire responsibilities for an in-house work force, along with hiring and supervision of outside contractors, sub-contractors, and suppliers
  • Direct report to VP Manufacturing for facility problem identification and suggested resolutions.
  • Coordination with Plant Engineering and Maintenance to address the ongoing needs of all departments
  • Consolidated and zoned facilities into three overlapping areas to mitigate power outage losses
  • First known use of geotextile fabric as a system component under slabs, to save over half a million on foundation cost over muck – and it worked
  • Design, construction, and occupancy of a 14,500 sq ft manufacturing facility in five weeks after request

 

Education:

 

Ball State University - Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design

Ball State University - Bachelor of Architecture

 

Related Data:

 

Autocad proficient

Accepted life member of the National Registry of Who's Who for church design

Mishawaka High School valedictorian – 1976

Top Twenty Hoosier Scholars

Ball State University - Whitenger Scholar

Previous Y.M.C.A. Property Committee Chairman

Previous real estate sales training and licensing

God’s Jail Ministry – 2007 – present

Alcohol Chemical Treatment Series instructor – 2008 - present

Warsaw Optimist Club ‑ Past President (two times Optimist of the Year)

Cookeville Breakfast Rotary Club – past member, active in committees

Special interests ‑ Art, Writing, Screenwriting, Bible Quizzing

Author - “From A To Z on Church Building and Remodeling”, “Avoidable Mistakes in Church Building and Remodeling", "Plays on the Word - Acts 1-4", "Life Choices", "Loving Choices", various works of fiction, screenplays, and various magazine articles

Education 

Ball State University, Muncie, IN, US, BArch, Architecture

Aug 1976 - May 1981
 

Ball State University, Muncie, IN, US, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Aug 1976 - May 1981
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills