Wally Bekta

Wally Bekta

Tinley Park, IL, US



I am a Senior Project Manager with 18 years experience managing a diverse porfolio of construction projects.  I offer a unique background, with experience in engineering, sales, business management and construction management.  I possess a strong work ethic, creative insights, and  the ability to effectively monitor multiple projects and teams.  I am a motivated leader, with the ability to adapt quickly to changes in the field.  I possess excellent critical thinking skills and a keen eye for detail.  I deliver projects on time and within budget, constantly exceeding customer’s expectations.  I am committed to excellence and maximizing quality.



Maund Richards & Associates, dba Tyco Thermal Controls, Posen, IL, US, Outside Technical Sales Representative

Recruited by Raychem and Maund Richards to work for the manufacturer and manufacturer's representative directly to provide expertise in the design and training of high voltage products. Designed & sold high performance specialty valves, safety relief valves, process piping & high voltage electrical distribution systems. Trained end users on product applications. Designed and supervised turn key projects in refineries, chemical plants, steel mills, manufacturing plants, hospitals, airports and educational institutions.

Apr 1987 - Jan 1998

Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, IL, US, Engineering Assistant

Responsible for estimating material, labor, time and costs on high voltage electric distribution systems from generating facilities through sub stations to end of line transformers. Developed drawings, specifications and cost estimations for high voltage distribution projects. Scheduled time and manpower for the projects. Led field inspections and handled emergency work orders.

Oct 1982 - Apr 1987


Lewis University, Romeoville, IL, US, Bachelors, Business Administration & Management

Business Management

Aug 1989 - May 1992


SSHBA Home of the Month, 1st Place

Won numerous times for different luxury homes from 2006-2009.


Christifidelis Award, 1st Place

Recognized by the Archdiocese of Chicago for work as a consultant for St Elizabeth Seton Church & Pastoral Center and Cardinal Joseph Berardin School.


Dale Carnegie Sales Leadership Award, 1st Place

Won multiple awards during tenure at Maund Richards & Assoc. Recognized for outstanding performance and salemanship skills.


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