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Facilities Management

Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, United States
March 03, 2011

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High-achieving Facility Management, Project Management, and Design/Construction professional with a history of successfully handling increasingly complex roles and responsibilities, most recently managing the facility operation, design & construction activities for the operating division of a rapidly growing Fortune 50 organization. Motivated by solving problems, empowering others and contributing to the overall success of the Company.


Leadership – Communication - Operations Management – Project Management – Merger & Acquisition Experience - Strategic Planning – Capacity Planning - Mentoring - Team Building - Budget Planning and Execution - Flexibility - Problem Solving - Process Improvement - Technical Experience – Strong Decision Maker – Loyalty – Dependability – High Standard for Ethics and Integrity.


Design & Construction

• Participated twice in the design and construction of a 1000-person Corporate Operations Office.

• Executed a successful security program to address concerns following 9/11. The program addressed policies and procedures, physical and electronic security for more than four locations across the country and within facilities as complex as high-volume mail service pharmacies and a corporate headquarters.

Facility Management

• Developed standards for operations, construction, furnishings and finishes.

• Managed the development and implementation of a large mailroom for a corporate operations office which included folding/inserting and posting more than 2 million pieces annually.

Project Management

• Participated in the Merger and Acquisition process of two Fortune 500 Companies; active in the integration planning process during and following the completion of the acquisition. Continually retained through three merger and acquisition processes.

• Successful project manager with more than 15 years’ experience managing projects ranging from single offices to complicated, highly technical facilities. Responsibilities ranged from developing and defining the business need, qualifying and hiring architectural firms, managing the purchasing process and seeing the project through to successful completion.

• Experience with capital projects ranging from several thousand to more than $20M and annual operating budgets in excess of $5M.

• Successfully managed several operating budgets and kept those budgets to within 1% of their target levels.

Vendor Relations

• Established numerous professional relationships and resources in Facility Management such as architectural firms, general contractors, real estate and strategic planning, contract furnishings, security, and many more.

• Established local, regional, and national purchasing relationships with suppliers of all types including mechanical services, professional services, office products, contract furnishings, interior finishes, and facility management services.


CVS CAREMARK f/k/a PharmaCare, Eckerd Drug and Thrift Drug 1982 – 2011

16,000-employee prescription benefit management division complementing 7,400+ CVS retail pharmacies.

Manager, Facility Administration Design & Construction, 2007 to 2011

Responsible for the maintenance, repair and renovation of buildings, fixtures, mechanical systems, furnishings and grounds, as well as longer-term planning for systematic upgrading/replacement.

• Directed the design and construction of all Pharmacy Services facilities for the Company. Directed a design staff, architects, project managers, contractors and other internal and external resources to achieve results consistent with the overall business plan.

• Managed the Facility Management activities of eight facilities across the country including corporate headquarters ranging from 10K sf to 220K sf.

• Routinely managed multiple capital improvement projects across the country.

• Managed numerous capital and operating budgets during times of both rapid growth and sudden decline.

• Responsible for day-to-day activities of all physical maintenance, custodial service, landscaping, security, capital improvements, short-term and long-range planning.

• Provided support to the Facility Operations and Lease Administration teams on an as-needed basis.

• Developed a department focused on customer service and operating efficiency.

Manager of Telecommunications, Systems Administration and Facilities- 1994 to 2007

• Responsible for day-to-day activities of all physical maintenance, custodial service, landscaping, security, capital improvements, short-term and long-range planning.

• Responsible for a large corporate PBX phone system.

• Managed the systems administration and desktop support teams prior to and following the completion of two merger and acquisition processes.

• Participated in the design and construction of four large mail order pharmacies.

Computer Operator, Communications analyst- 1982 to 1994


US Navy 1977 to 1981

Certified NEC2342 Model 28 Teletype Repair Technician.

Certified Xerox copier technician for shipboard copiers.

Honorably discharged, Second Class Petty Officer.

• Commendation for writing Standard Operating Procedures for classified surface to submarine communications system.

• Awarded Company Honor man at Great Lakes Naval Recruiting Station.


Routinely attend related professional development opportunities to keep abreast of Facility Management trends and technologies.

Proficient with AutoCAD software (self-taught).

6 year Member of International Facilities Management Association (IFMA)

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