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Management Professional Experience

Plymouth, Michigan, 48170, United States
May 30, 2017

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James R Watson, MCR, LSS

**** ******** ********, ******** *****

Phone: 734-***-**** (Cell) E-mail:


** ***** ** ****** ******** development and multiple discipline team leadership experience with a broad background in sales and marketing of software enabled solutions for engineering, construction, environmental stewardship, resource management, human resources, organizational administration and logistics skills.

A collaborative leader and insightful analyst with superb communications skills and people management abilities. Extensive experience working with Fortune 50 Corporations, Federal Agencies including DOD, State and local and small businesses nationwide. Proven track record in process improvement. Demonstrated strengths in goal setting, sales, development of organizational excellence, and effective employment of personnel and resources to accomplish desired results.

Core competencies are:

Business Development Business Process Improvement Change Management

Relationship Management Strategic Leadership Cost Savings/Avoidance

Problem Analysis and Resolution Innovative Software Solutions B To B skills


Master of Corporate Real Estate (Capstone Course at MIT)

Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt) Villanova University


Appointed by the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense to direct the software development for $ 50 million Congressionally funded “Fence to Fence” program

Led the Department of Homeland Security’s USCG in developing a Road Map to a High Performing Organization Status which was reviewed and accepted by the U. S. Office of Budget and Management. USCG was the first agency to receive this distinction.

Invented and was awarded the first ever patent for “Facility Asset Management” software.

Successfully marketed a Corporate Asset Management Program to General Motors and Ford. Served both Corporations as Program Manager reporting to Corporate HQ’s.

Served as Client Liaison and team leader during Change Management program for the NAVFAC engineering department world-wide under Adm. Loose.

Chosen as the Subject Matter Expert to select the National Computerized Maintenance Management System (NCMMS) for the General Services Agency (GSA).

Author of Best Business practices white paper for GSA

Designed presentation to market MAXIMO (the NCMMS) to the 11 regions of GSA.


Subject Matter Expert and Lead on team to select the nomenclature for use in a National CMMS by the General Services Agency. Member of team to QA existing inventory listing of building systems as reported to GSA. (Ongoing)

Director of Federal Programs for a division (Facility Lifecycle Group) of a 3000 person engineering firm MACTEC.

Grew the FLG group from a 3-year negative revenue startup to a $100,000,000 a year division in year 6.

Provided the link between the client needs and the development team to successfully compete for and win multi-million dollar contracts with Navy, Air Force, Defense Logistics Agency, Colleges, Universities, and “other” federal agencies.

Served as Mentor to new hires in the Business Development group

Wrote responses to requests for proposals for both the FLG group and “MACTEC” in general.

Authored several technical articles published in magazines. (CFO) chief financial officers magazine, Society of American Engineers, and Tradewinds)

Authored technical papers on Marketing which have been published in 23 countries by the Royal Academy of Technology, Sweden and the International Council for Building Research, Italy.

Program & Project Management

Developed and directed the execution of a $60 million annual program for planning, engineering, and construction; maintenance and operations Ford Motor Company.

Provided oversight and guidance for $80-$100 million contract with the US Navy (NAVFAC) to assess the condition of 94 bases world-wide.


2011- Present Subject Matter Expert FEA/3TI/General Services Agency

2002- 2011 Director of Federal Programs FLG group MACTEC E&C. Atlanta, GA


Member, Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

Member, National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)

Member, Facility Maintenance and Operations committee of NAS.

Member, Whole Building Design Group (NAS) National Academy of Science

Member, BuildingSMART group of North America NIBS committee.

Member, ASTM Committee

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