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Manager Project

Staten Island, New York, United States
August 19, 2018

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Working for an ad agency, developers, contractors, and a manufacturer on both a local and national level, has resulted in a unique and well-rounded business perspective. Varied business execution, management skills, and successful participation within the intricacies of many different business facets, has helped craft a broad team management persona which is objective in approach and dynamic in quests for solutions and development.


United Sign Systems (Silverescent Sign Company) Manhattan, NY / Tampa, FL (Brooklyn, NY) National Sales Manager / Director of Special Projects Dec 1991 – Sept 2017

Collaborated directly with clients (Dealer Development & Dealer Direct), their architects and PM's/GC's, in executing nationwide signage programs focused on United's niche in the auto industry. Dealer exclusive and multi-brand turnkey signage executions for brand sales points for: Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, BMW Motorcycles, Bugatti, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Mercedes, Mini, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, and Suzuki.

Expanded company signage sales to international basis for Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, and Bentley.

International signage projects include coordination, fabrication, and logistics for projects in China,

(Beijing/Chengdu/Chongqing/Guangzhou/Hangzhou/Macau/Ningbo/Shanghai/ Wuhan/Zhengzhou), Kuala Lumpur, Peru, Nigeria, Australia, Mexico, Canada, Azerbaijan (Baku), Germany, Russia, Chile, and United Kingdom.

Organized company information and drafted proposal for offering to expand BMW signage coverage to Japan on an opportunistic basis, which was subsequently accepted by BMW Corporate for execution.

Managed nationwide accounts in other varied business sectors for discerning clients such as Louis Vuitton, Pink, Delia's, Mont Blanc, Mothers' Works, Coco Pazzo, Cambridge Soundworks, and Converse.

Executed BMW Motorcycles CI Brand signage at approximately 150 nationwide locations, many of which were multi-band facilities, requiring creativity in meshing co-branding, municipal guidelines, and CI, resulting in formats both atypical and holding to CI guidelines.

Local NY area projects and accounts,

Lead project manager on singular BMW automobile flagship location with $ 1.5M signage scope. Other major projects for School Construction Authority, MTA, New York Public Library, Newark Airport, Delta Terminal at JFK, LaGuardia Airport Parking, Canarsie Pier, NYU, and KFC Tri-State area.

Recommended, designed, and executed updated illuminated corporate identity for Aston Martin travertine pylons, subsequently expanded to a worldwide basis.

Coordinated and implemented Lamborghini pylon sign identity update to stone / LED illumination for first translated / UL approved version installed in North America.

Thinking Outside the Box: Employed "bialys" to successfully counter resistance to sales introduction, resulting in securing signage order for $ 380,000 from client over the next year.

Received United Sign Systems’ 20 Year Appreciation Award for performance, dedication and loyalty. Triad Organization / Success Construction Lake Success, NY Construction Tenant Coordinator / Project Manager / Estimator Sept 1990 – Nov 1991

Directly involved with all tenant fit-outs, building management purchasing responsibilities, and new construction for four (4) newly constructed and in-process office buildings on a singular campus. Falco Construction Brooklyn, NY

Project Manager / Estimator Jan 1984 – Sept 1990

Lead project manager on successfully completed $ 15.8 M Riker's Island Prison Facility Project, subsequent to being assistant project manager on similar project at same location.

Received company recognition for having $ 1.5M worth of change orders negotiated, billed, and paid, by New York Department of General Services in advance of final completion on Riker’s Island project.

Project Managed various general construction work for NYC Municipal projects for NYDGS, Department, of Sanitation, School Construction Authority.

Wells, Rich, Greene Advertising New York, NY

Media Planner June 1980 – Dec 1983

Indoctrinated to business writing as part of WRG team entrusted with the agency's Proctor & Gamble accounts. This springboard experience served as a career linchpin.

Served as Media Planner on accounts for Proctor & Gamble (Safeguard, Pringles, Prell) and Miles Laboratories (Alka-Seltzer Plus)

Proctor and Gamble expertise included implementation and development of national media plans, spot television plans and test market media plans. As agency designate spearheading seven (7) test market media plans for Safeguard, I was the only media planner included on trip to Cincinnati for budget meeting, which resulted in approval of Brand's national media plan and subsequent execution of test plan levels in building brands business.

Implemented, modified and managed Correct Increment Testing Methodology for Proctor & Gamble accounts.


Baruch College – City University of New York New York, NY Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – Marketing / Advertising Sept 1975 – Jan 1980

Brooklyn Technical High School Brooklyn, NY

Sept 1971 – June 1975


Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), One Note, Acrobat Reader, iSqFt (CMD / Construct Connect), Casper, Keyed-In and USMS.


Member of Baseball Board YMCA of Greater New York - South Shore Staten Island Division Director from September 2003 to September 2010. During this period, the SSSI YMCA had, at times, the second largest YMCA Baseball Program in the entire United States.

YMCA Volunteer of the Year 2006

College: Sigma Alpha, Baseball Team Captain Jr & Sr years.

Hobbies: Coaching, writing, fishing, American History.

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