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Manager Project

Kenner, Louisiana, United States
June 05, 2019

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Kenner, LA 70065


Work Experience

Industrial Fabrics, 2011-2014

Marketing and Sales Manager for Louisiana

Responsible for developing the largest client base in Jefferson and St. Bernard Parishes and cities of Lafayette, Shreveport, Baton Rouge, Grand Isle, Plaquemine Parish

Achieved funding through Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the Port of St. Bernard and St. Bernard Parish School System

Managed the resurfacing and reinforcement system for all streets in Grand Isle, LA (FEMA funding)

Resurfacing and new reinforcement system for taxiways at the Baton Rouge Airport

Managed approximately seven million dollars of reinforcement system and asphalt overlay for Jefferson Parish

Urban Planning & innovations, Inc. (UPI), 1996-2008

Founder, president and owner of civil engineering and urban planning company

Negotiated all contracts with various local and national agencies including Clearview Interchange, Performing Arts, Airport Runway Expansion and Louis Armstrong Airport

Managed 35 personnel (27 engineers and CAD operators)

Managed City of Kenner drainage and project overlay Baroni Investments, Inc., 2002-2008

Principal owner of this property investment corporation Parsons Aviation of Louisiana, 2002-2007

Principal owner of joint venture

Served as Program Manager, Business Manager, Director and Consultant

Project Manager for the parking garage, fire station and rental car facility at the Louis Armstrong International Airport

Managed the reconstruction of the East-West and North-South runways at the Louis Armstrong International Airport

Provided Information Technology

Managed 38 employees

Aviation Planners, Inc., 1996

Principal owner of aviation consulting company which later became Urban Planning and Innovations

Consultant for re-fueling facilities

Managed Airport facilities, hangars, FBO Facilities

Provided Aviation Safety Guidelines for private, corporate and military aircraft

Digital Engineering and Imaging, 1993-1996

Planning, consulting and marketing for engineering firm

Business Development, Contract Negotiations, Project Manager, Quality Control

General Aviation Corporation, 1968-1994

Executive Vice-President and General Manager

Facilities included New Orleans International, Lakefront and Hammond airports

Provided personnel to assist with the Department of Secret Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the White House security and the protection of VIP arrivals and provide services for military aircraft during visits

Negotiated all contracts for domestic and international freight operations, servicing military and civilian aircraft, FedEx, UPS, Emery, and U.S. Postal Service

Employed 225 full time and part time employees

Trained to service and repair military and civilian aircraft engines, and repair fuselage as required by contract

Designed the software program to track overhead on fuel maintenance and lubricant inventory

Implemented the first computer equipment General Aviation facilities Government Service

East Jefferson Levee District, Jefferson Parish representative appointed by Governor Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Airport Authority and Economic Development Committee Chairman, 1992-2003 appointed by Governors’ Edwards, Foster and Jindal

Kenner City Government, 1976-1993 (elected/served six consecutive terms)

Served with Kenner administration to support and develop software and equipment to process and request bids for proposals as President of the City Council, and Chairman of Finance Committee on a 63 million dollar budget

Principal negotiator for securing and approving Boyd Gaming contract and facility (Treasure Chest Casino)

Identified funding source for the construction of the Pontchartrain Center

Elected President of the City Council

Acquired first computer system for the City of Kenner

Elected to State Republican Party District Committee, 2004 Military Service

United State Marine Corps, 1964-1970

Marine Corps training, Paris Island, South Carolina

Navy/Marine Corps helicopter training, Jacksonville, Florida

Aircraft school, Callendar Field Naval Base

Trained in repair and maintenance of fixed wing jet aircraft and helicopter aircraft

Sergeant and line officer in charge of maintaining and launching aircraft

Honorable discharge from Marine Corps Naval Air Wing in 1970 Charitable Business

Kenner Lions Club

Kenner Economic Development Corp, former Chairman

Kenner Business Association

Kenner Santa Program (1994-2008), Founder and Chairman

Jefferson Parish Chamber of Commerce, Charter Member

Papa’s Social Club (1987-1994)

Kenner Development Corp., President and Chairman (1992-1998)

New Orleans Metro Vision Council, Jefferson Parish Representative (1995- 1998)

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