Michael Gumm

Michael Gumm

Cedar Rapids, IA, US



i am a highly accomplished, cost-minded senior architect/project manager with 19+ years of experience successfully managing complex building and construction projects in multiple leadership positions. I have a proven track record of collaborating with clients, contractors, vendors, and key project personnel to accomplish demanding project objectives, delivering projects on time and under budget. My experiences have provided me with an exceptional ability to direct and organize all phases of the project life cycle from concept to completion. Comprehensive knowledge of, and experience in, a wide-range of industry building types, including tenant improvement, retail space, shopping centers, commercial offices, government offices, recreation facilities, multi-family housing, high-end residential, secure communities, industrial facilities, warehouse facilities, hazmat facilities, vaults, educational facilities, building maintenance facilities, brigs/jails, vehicle maintenance, and force protection. I have led small to large projects ($500K to $45M).


Key Strengths

Construction / Project Management • Architecture • Structural / Civil Engineering • Project Financial Analysis • Risk Analysis / Management • Budget / Cost Control • Negotiations • Bidding / Contracting • Sustainability • Business Development • Strategic Planning • Staff Supervision / Development • Client Relations • Interpersonal Communication • Schedule Development • Schematic Design • Team Building •  Disaster Recovery Assessments


Seeking to relocate to the Chicago or Milwaukee areas to be closer to family.


Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Chicago, IL, US, BArch, Architecture

Studio design, undergraduate and graduate structures, mechanical/electrical systems, free-hand drawing, photography, history, physics, construction methods and cost

Aug 1991 - May 1995


Special Mention - CRCSD Educational Leadership and Support Center, Award

2013 Masonry Institute of Iowa
Special Mention
Cedar Rapids Community School District
Educational Leadership and Support Center


Regocnition Award, Award

Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa
Award of Recognition
Superior Work on CRCSD Services Building


Areas of Specialization