Robert Munguia

Robert Munguia

Chicago, IL, US



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 Incorporated, 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.

Key Results:
— 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.

Jun 2005 - Nov 2008

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.

Key Results:
— Improved project performance to one of the top profitable accounts within the practice.

Apr 1999 - Jun 2005

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.

Key Results:
— 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.

Jun 1989 - Nov 1998

Interprise, Ltd, Senior Draftsman

Lead production draftsman. Managed tenant improvement accounts and produced planning and construction documents.

Key Results:
— Key member of two person team to initiate cad production and estimating software.

Jan 1985 - Jun 1989

RMM Inc., Senior Draftsman

Exemplary production draftsman.

Key Results:
— Developed skills from entry level to senior level draftsman.

Apr 1982 - Dec 1984


Aug 1977 - Dec 1981

Areas of Specialization