“A NEED TO BUILD”
Extensive Training and Experience in Vertical and Horizonal Construction: Heavy Highway, Airport, Marine Terminal, Water Systems, Waste Water Treatment, Pump Stations, Bridges, Rail Road, Demolition, Access Control Points, Reinforced Earth-walls, Secure, Government and Municipality. Certified Design Build Designated Professional (DBIA) 100+ hours of Continuing Education credits provided by the Design-Build Institute of America, SCIF Design & Contract Management, Certified USACE Construction Quality Control Manager, Trained on HCSS and Bid2win estimating software, Microsoft Projects, MS Office Suite (Excel, Word and Outlook), US Army Corps of Engineers Quality Control System (QCS/RMS), Primavera P-3 Scheduling program, Claims and Claims Prevention (Federal Publications Seminars LLC), The Applications of CPM Scheduling & Claims Management for Construction Managers (Brower, Kriz & Stynchcomb, LLC), Certified 40 Hours and 8 Hours Supervisor in Hazardous Material handling.
Memberships: Design-Build Institute of America, The Associated General Contractors of America, The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Baltimore and Chesapeake Chapters, The Engineers Club, Baltimore
Additional: United States Air Forces (Top Secret Security Clearance) West Germany and Korea, Munitions Maintenance Technician, Crew Chief with training in Conventional Weapons, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Systems, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Federal Acquisition Regulations: Small Business Administration Programs and Documentation, Minority Classifications and Programs for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB Zones), Security Documentation and Procedures, 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business Program and Alaskan Tribal 8(a),Certified Small Disadvantage Business Joint Venture Contracts and Teaming Agreements, Preparation of Request for Qualifications (RFQ)Technical Proposals, Bonding Requirements US Army Corps of Engineers specifications, solicitations and acquisition requirements.
Category: Project Manager, Area Manager
Security: Home Land Security; FEMA: Badge Number : 760-***-****, EOD Approved
AA Degree, Construction Management
Licenses and Certifications
Professional Experience : 24 plus
President, Sterling Assignments LLC
2012 – Present
Taking Small Business to Big Business: Consulting firm providing support to Small Business, teaching the process of doing business with big business and government agencies, through mentoring, teaching, networking, and market analysis of Small Business internal and external procedures, I help Small Business thrive.
Member, Hopewell Township Planning Commission, PA
As a member of the Planning Commission I advised the Board on issues of Subdivision and Land development. Meetings held for public comment and open discussions. Significant contributor to Planning Commission effort resulting in the selection by Johnson Controls of Hopewell Township as the site of their new $65 million office and testing center.
Director Business Development, Stella May Contracting, Inc. WOSB-8A
2007 – 2012
Developed the process of promoting Stella May Contracting to the US Army Corps of Engineers, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland National Guard, Veterans Administration and other government and secure government agencies in the Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia Area. Accountable for developing opportunities through the Federal Business Opportunity website which matched expanded Stella May Contracting capability. This included review and submission of technical proposals in reply to Request for Qualifications (RFQs) and responses to
Sources Sought. In 2009-2010, expanded Stella May Contracting into a Big Business through the developing of Joint Ventures, Teaming Agreements, and Alliances with other minority-classified contractors (8a, Native Alaskan, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business, HUB Zone); and Large Business concerns. Marketed the combined capabilities of these teams as the best value to government agencies.
Director Project Management, Company Stella May Contracting, Inc. WOSB-8A
2003 – 2007
Established standard procedures for record keeping, project formatting, purchase orders, subcontracts, submittals, and communications. Established and led the Estimating Department. Developed the Project Management function, hiring and training staff in project management in order to effectively manage complex, multi-million-dollar private and public projects. improving efficiency and effectiveness. Implemented a standard computerized network within the company to allow for offsite access, allowing all records to be stored within the mainframe network. As a requirement for contracts with US Army Corps of Engineers, and the company continually being awarded direct contracts, contracts in response to RFQs, developed the Quality Control and Safety function: Learned, then taught required procedures to internal staff; later hired dedicated FTE accountable for Quality Control & Safety. Instrumental in expanding Stella May Contracting capability from core utility work, to site work, all horizontal site work and vertical construction including renovation, new construction and design/build work.
Senior Estimator, Stella May Contracting, Inc. WOSB-8a
As Estimator, facilitated transition from paper-based to electronic systems for receiving subcontracting pricing, receiving quotes and organizing the documentation of the bidding process. Secured projects worth over $10 million in first year. Assumed role of Project Manager for the awarded projects and opened the company’s first satellite office in Baltimore City. Expanded the company’s capability by hiring key personnel and setting up the Estimating Department and the Project Management Department.
Area Manager, IA Construction, Inc. (Subsidiary, COLAS North America)
Requested by IA President and Vice President to take role as Area Manager - Baltimore, reporting to Regional Director; accountable for approximately 15 direct reports and 100 employees, with $25 - $50 million annual revenue. Accountable for estimates and logistics; project management; monthly cost account analysis and quality control. Presented budgets and forecasts to COLAS executive leadership. Increased asphalt sales to plant capacity of 200,000 tons and revenues to $27,000,000. Applied for and received: Air Quality Permit to expand the capability of the asphalt plant; AASHTO Accreditation for the asphalt plant. Received IA Safety Award for 2 years; received Maryland Asphalt Paving Award in 2001.
Project Manager, IA Construction, Inc. (Subsidiary, COLAS North America)
1995 – 1997
Assigned the $12-million-dollar Seagirt Marine Terminal Project for the Maryland Port Administration. Project was completed in 12 months, ahead of schedule, received excellent evaluation for project and increased revenues 5% above budget.