Charlene Simon

Charlene Simon

Saint Petersburg, FL, US



Licensed Interior Designer, LEED AP and certified PMP with 17 years combined experience. I have continued to enhance my profile through learned and applied Interior Design, Strategic Project Management and Innovative business methodologies. I inhabit and apply industry best practices, with a proven track record for adding value to any organization's bottom line. Rather than saying it CANNOT be done I strategize with theam to figure out HOW to get the job done.


Progress Energy. Contracted Allied Technnical, Saint Petersburg, FL, US, EnergyWise Contract Administrator

Responsible for providing support to project managers and project team in the effective administration of all contracts related to the Smart Grid / EnergyWise Projects. Maintain contract budgets, assist in preparation of contract cash flows, forecasted contract costs and monthly accruals, validate contractor invoices for payment. Prepare an analysis of the terms and conditions in the prime contracts on the project to highlight areas of potential risk. Ensure that contractor is in compliance with legal requirements in support of Dept. of Energy work.

Feb 2011 - current

Beck Architecture, Tampa, FL, US, Senior Designer

Lead Designer supported the Florida regional office of 100 employees. Responsible for design ranging from 2,500 s.f. to 315,000 s.f projects using REVIT BIM and AutoCAD software. Developed budget formulation for projects ranging from $2 mil to $78 mil. Managed subcontractors on $47 mil project. Researched and implemented desings using environmentally friendly products and equipment. Wrote contract agreements, created power-point presentations showing client specific requirements and price comparison.

Apr 2000 - May 2009


Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 1992 - May 1996

Areas of Specialization