A Project Manager Professional with extensive experience in capital planning, facilities and ADA Accessibility compliance. A dedicated team player that exceeds expectations with communication, planning and follow up, ensuring all stakeholders’ goals are met.
Golden Business Service LLC
A Seattle based Private investment company with holdings in residential properties.
Director of Construction/Facilities, 5/2018 – 1/2019
Brought into the GBS Construction to structure the construction and facilities departments for brand growth. This entailed evaluating existing staff, creating more efficient asset evaluations and capital planning.
Expanded department with skilled technicians to increase the level of expertise, reducing vendor dependency and reducing R&M expense.
Established cost vs value tables for FF&E product improvement.
Assisted Design department to bring brand standards to portfolio. This lowered FF&E cost by increasing specific product purchases.
Oversee all capital improvements
Diamond Resorts International
Las Vegas based Management Company overseeing Hospitality resorts worldwide.
Capital Project Manager, 2015 –2017
Project Manager assigned to Operations for capital improvement and ADA compliance.
Work with Operations to establish yearly capital scope.
Manage all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.
Fortress Investment Group
Plano, Texas based parent company of SR Living facilities
Vice President of Asset Preservation, 2014 – 2015
Create and implement construction capital policies and procedures for multiple acquired companies to bring a consistent approach for all investments.
Working with Operations, Facility Directors and Property Management, identify construction capital projects.
Create five year capital plan for all properties.
Inspect all properties for ADA compliance.
Oversee all construction projects nationwide.
G6 HOSPITALITY, LLC, / A Blackstone Company, Carrollton, Texas
Carrollton based owner of Motel 6 and Studio 6, the leaders in Economy lodging.
Senior Director of Construction and Facilities, 2012- 2014
Director Facilities, 2009 – 2012
Sr National Project Manager, 2000-2009
National Project Manager, 1997 - 2000
Promoted to oversee all Capital Projects and Programs
Managed department of 31 including 8 Project Managers, 8 Regional Engineers, Director of Facilities and Energy.
Oversaw 450 million dollar rebranding program and continued ADA compliance program.
Accor NA (purchased by Blackstone 2013)
Carrollton based parent company for Motel 6 and Studio 6
Director of ADA Accesibility 2010 – 2013
Scope and manage all Accessibility projects to meet DOJ remediation program.
Surveyed, scoped, budgeted and completed 60 projects over three year period while acting as lead for 60 additional assigned to two Project Managers.
Sr National Project Manager 2000-2010
Assigned to National program.
Completed over 300 projects including regional rebranding (FF&E change out- room reconfiguration), new builds, insurance put back, ADA compliance (remediation), and re-developed properties.
Project list – Major
oMotel 6 – New Orleans – Katrina
oStudio 6 – New Orleans – Katrina
oMotel 6 – So California Brand upgrade (this was master project program overseeing nine remodels in unison, approximately 1400 rooms, nine lobbies, laundries (guest and back of house), landscaping and exterior program.
oMotel 6 – Brownsville, TX New Build (Fire put back, redesigned ground up)
Mentored Regional Project Managers
Regional Project Manager 1997 – 2000
Assigned to NW US as Project Manager in the rebranding program (complete chain remodel)
Completed 84 stand alone remodel projects in addition to special Operational projects.
81 Motel 6 remodels ranging from 300,000 to 2.5 Million
3 Conversion Remodels (Motel 6 to Red Roof Inn), 1 million to 1.7 million
EAST COAST CONSTRUCTION, Thousand Oaks, California
Tenant Improvement Contractor dedicated to office build outs, new retail space, medical and dental offices.
Sr Project Manager, 1988- 1997
Lead tenant improvement division, Oversaw planning, cost analysis and management of all commercial tenant build-outs, including all field-related activities. Managed nine remodeling crews. Responsible for Project estimating, contract negotiations, bid evaluations, scheduling, and project costs. Administered day-to-day management of contractors, subcontractors and vendors involved in assigned projects.
Client base that included Trammell Crow, Pitney Bowes, Newhall Land and Farming, Amgen and JBL Manufacturing.
Managed over 30 projects per year varying in size from 100,000 to 500,000 thousand.
LDS Church – 5 in various California locations.
Dental office Build outs – 10 to 15 per year
Apartment finish – doors, frames, finish carpentry and hardware. 10 to 15 projects per year.
Valencia City Hall – earthquake put back – framing, drywall, finish, doors and frames and suspended ceiling scope. Managed two 8 hour crews to meet city deadline of 90 days.
Scope assigned was completed in 75 days.
Disney Studio game development center.
PERCO INC., Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Project Manager, 1984-1988.
BISHOP EUSTACE PREPARATORY SCHOOL, Pennsauken, New Jersey, Assistant Facility Engineer, 1980-1984.
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Certification, Project Management, 2002
Registered Accessibility Specialist (TX)
General Contractor (CA.)
Master Project Manager
ADA Accessibility Expert
Architectural Hardware Consultant
Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association
Texas Accessibility Specialists
Project Management Institute