Matthew Spanarkel

Matthew Spanarkel

New York, NY, US

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Matt Spanarkel is a design, research and business professional residing in New York City. 



Office of Admission Events, New York, NY, US, Manager of Development & Event Logistical Analytics Assistant

Manager of Development: Special Initiatives • January 2017 - June 2018
-Led a team that focused on initatives to create efficiency during all phases of admission related events.
-Implemented key projects that supported further expansion and growth of the department.

Event Logistical Analytics Assistant • October 2015 - December 2016
-Pivotal member from inception to current operations, including expansion from 2 to 7 employees
-Created systems to manage 200 events per year on campus, regionally, and internationally.
-Coordinated back and front end logistics for major events with over 800 guests in attendance.
-Managed incoming event requests from clients, scheduling, and event analysis reports.

Oct 2015 - Jun 2018

SARAH JEFFERYS DESIGN Architecture and Interiors, New York, NY, US, Architectural Summer Intern

-Prepared drawings for final bid packages, including door/window schedules, and detail drawing sets.
-Managed the office relocation project to keep the office efficient, organized and operational.
-Collaborated on preliminary designs and site visits of multiple projects, from townhomes to single family.
-Created concept renderings and up kept material sample libraries.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

TNS Management, Construction Management, Glendale, NY, US, Architectural Advisor Intern

-Consulted on projects to implement efficiency in the construction document process.
-Created specification sketches.

Jan 2012 - May 2012


The New School, New York NY, MArch, Masters of Architecture

Student Council Representative for M. Arch program, 2015-2018
Parsons Research Grant Recipient: Jakarta, Indonesia
Urban Design Global Intensives: SAR Hong Kong, China • SAR Macau, China • Shenzhen, China
Floating Life: Nomad Festival project featured in an exhibition at Università Iuav di Venezia, March 2017

Aug 2015 - May 2018

Pace University, New York, Masters, Master of Business Administration

Major: Finance: Investment Management • Cum Laude with Beta Alpha Psi Honors
Field Studies: Copenhagen • Stockholm • Beijing • Shanghai • Dubai • Doha

Aug 2013 - May 2015

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

College of Arts & Sciences
Major: Architecture Minors: Engineering, Studio Art & Theater Honors: Exceptional Leadership on Campus

Aug 2009 - May 2013

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Visiting Student

Studies: Architecture & Urban Design
-Completed 14 Credits of coursework towards major requirements for Lehigh undergraduate degree.

Jan 2012 - May 2012