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Project Executive

Fairlawn, OH
March 25, 2021

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Michael Glaser

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Fairlawn, Ohio 44333



Detail and results oriented Director with a proven track record of success and 25 plus years of experience in Project Management, Property Entitlement, Construction Quality Control, Budgeting, Scheduling, Staff Management, Lease Review, and Design Review

Instrumental in building the Jared chain from 4 stores to 253 stores. Introduced panelized construction to reduce time to market for freestanding stores, resulting in increased sales days and approx. 10% reduction in construction costs. Able to maintain capital budgets within 2%

Seeking a senior management position that will utilize my past experiences and offer new challenges.



Economic Project Solutions Inc. April 2017 – March 2020

(Project Management and Owner’s Representative)

North Brunswick, NJ

Project Executive

Oversee Project Managers

Manage Client accounts, agreements and relationships

Manage high volume new store roll out for major retailers

Manage multiple commercial projects

Develop and manage estimating and bidding processes

Perform site surveys

Manage design, Architects and engineers

Bid Management

Project management

Close out and data collection

Sterling Jewelers Inc. June 1997 – May 2016

(Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, Kay Jewelers, Zales) Akron, Ohio

Director of Construction

Develop, manage departmental budgets

4 Million dollar expense budgets

Develop, manage capital budgets

70 Million dollars annually

All project estimates, entitlement, design, and construction

108 projects annually

Property evaluations

Review existing structures and vacant land for potential uses

Serve on Real Estate Committee

Provide input on capital costs and potential project issues

Oversee all Special Projects

Store rollout projects, cosmetic/minor remodels, prototype development

Organize and emcee annual vendor meeting

Group meeting with 200 plus attendees

Present previous year’s results, and coming year’s expectations

Expected savings estimated at 3%

Banc One Corporation June 1980 - June 1997

Columbus, Ohio

Project Manager

Managed construction of new and remodeled Banking Centers

New free standing branches and open remodels

Managed construction of new and remodeled office spaces

Executive office spaces and open office environments

Managed National Signage program

Developed and managed national sign program and

rollout (conversion projects with over 150 sites)

Coordinated installations of national ATM rollout EDUCATION

Columbus State Community College January 1993 – June 1997 Columbus, Ohio:

Construction Management

Associate Degree (Cum Laude)

GPA: 3.7




Retail Contractor Association, Advisory Board Member (Past Member)

City of Fairlawn, OH, Planning Commission

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