Sr. Project Manager experienced in planning, scheduling, and execution of projects. Successfully manages customer communications and serves as liaison to ensure results meet deliverables from conception to completion. Resourceful problem solver who brings attention to detail and superior organizational skills. Excels at turn-key project implementation for national multiple unit or single location projects. Extensive background and proven success in Interior Design and Architecture firms, Corporate Real Estate Facilities groups, Commercial Furniture Dealers and Furniture manufacturer service environments.

Skilled in:
Programming ● Space Planning and Design ● Construction Documents Construction Coordination Construction Administration Design Development ● Tenant and Retail Development ● Site Survey Site Analysis Facilities Coordination Product and Service Line Development National Accounts Multiple Unit Roll-out Client Interface Client Liaison Standards Concepts Move Planning Move Coordination Process Improvement Office Relocation ● Owner Representation  Health Care Transition Planning ● Health Care Relocation/Move Logistics Science Laboratory and Research Casework Facilities Planning

Work Experience:

Fleetpride, Inc. 2017 - Present

Project Manager

Headquartered in Las Colinas, Texas, we are the Nation’s largest independent distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer replacement parts. Formed in 1999, FleetPride has grown rapidly and now has more than 262 branches in 45 states and carries over 400 nationally-recognized brands. Our mission is to be the most reliable parts supplier in every market we serve, and we’ve earned a loyal and growing customer base by providing outstanding service and value. FleetPride offers advantages to large fleets and small operators alike, and capabilities that no other distributor can match. Our local knowledge allows us to tailor products and services to the unique needs of area customers, while our national footprint allows for consistent, reliable service at every branch location. FleetPride’s supply chain expertise ensures that our customers get what they need, when and where they need it, and helps them keep their trucks where they belong – on the road! FleetPride serves a diverse customer base across multiple industries, including freight and shipping, leasing services, agriculture, food and beverage, construction and waste management.

Hallmark Casework, 2016 - 2017

Project Manager

Founded in 1973, Hallmark Casework provides laboratory casework and fume hoods for industrial, healthcare and educational labs in Texas. Laboratory furniture products include both steel and wood cabinetry, fume hoods, adaptable modular systems, movable workstations, environmentally friendly casework, biological safety cabinets and epoxy resin counters and sinks. Technical furniture products include column systems, slotted-post systems, pedestal systems and stand-alone benches. Laminate furniture includes laminate casework, systems and related products for educational, healthcare and industrial applications.  Manage multiple projects throughout various stages from conception to completion.  Provide project implementation, management, planning, and oversight for designated projects throughout Texas.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Review Architectural / Engineering drawings for proposal purposes and project implementation objectives and conformance through project execution
  • Manage schedule, cost, production, changes, delivery and installation
  • Maintain proactive customer relations throughout the life of a project
  • Coordinate with purchasing to ensure customer’s schedule is met
  • Manage a range of multiple small to large construction projects at one time
  • Control vendor and resources to meet project deliverables

Global WORKPLACE SOLUTIONS, 2012 – 2016

Sr. Project Manager

Provide workplace services, strategic consulting and project delivery.  Work with various clients to perform service level agreements and long term solutions for single site facilities and multiple site locations. Provide workplace services and solutions to help execute consistent delivery of service or service level agreements.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Maintain and nurture client relationships
  • Refine and implement methods of delivering workplace services
  • Develop methods of successful complex multiple site relocations and logistics involving multiple move and vendor teams
  • Reduce cost or risk in relocations by improved quality and efficiencies for clients
  • Cultivate vendor relationships to seek improvements, streamline and gain efficiencies in work flow
  • Hospital Transition planning and Move relocation services

Herman Miller Inc., 2003 - 2011

Sr. Project Manager

Managed a large national client with over 250 locations across USA, Ameriquest Mortgage Company.  Responsible for re-locations and new branch openings after leasing negotiations.  Responsible for project coordination, outcome, and successful moves of remote branch locations. Managed delivery of service for technology based occupancy tracking, Space Utilization Service.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Provided Project Management services during product dealer transition, ensuring continuous client services while providing product support
  • Refined and executed methods of office relocation and Branch openings to ensure average daily revenue goal of approximately $200,000.00 was not affected
  • Refined inventory tracking of equipment to help reduce hours required by 25%
  • Managed delivery of electronic occupancy tracking service, helped reduce errors in data collection and led to customer optimization of space use
  • Lowered cost of packaging by 50 % by developing and implementing new methods that also reduced handling in delivery by 25 %
  • Eliminated down time while on customer site by finding alternate methods of deploying equipment that helped minimize idle time
  • Reduced or eliminated margin or error by verifying field conditions and coordinating with design intent prior to product or Service deliverable

CHURCH of JESUS CHRIST, 2009 - 2011

Building Purchase Committee Member / Owners Representative

Committee was responsibly for a new approximately 5000 sq. ft. Church location for 125 +/- member congregation.  Project included; land acquisition, concept development, environmental/soils test, ground up construction, property / site improvements, utility extensions, contractor selection and bidding, construction administration and occupancy.
Key Accomplishments:

  • Helped guide committee through evaluating possible existing building locations. New site was chosen to purchase and build on.
  • Provide various version of space plan and layout, and help committee select final version
  • Guided committee through contractor qualification, selection, bidding and Bid review
  • Oversaw production of construction drawings with Architect, Engineers, Consultants and Vendors
  • Act as Owners representative and liaison during ground up construction, interior finish out and occupancy
  • Work with City for permit, inspections and completion of Certificate of Occupancy

Herman Miller Workplace Resource, 2000 - 2003

Project Manager

Provided services for large scale Corporate Real Estate facilities Client, Nortel Networks.  Delivered project planning, capital improvements, project coordination, strategic planning, larger projects, building and consolidations.  Delivered programming and planning for occupants in groups of buildings for a master planned Campus and responsible for Architectural & MEP coordination and Move Team coordination.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Provided Campus facilities group ability to program, plan and manage large scale projects. Enabled strategic development and implementation of building evaluations related to campus planning and consolidation, resulting in Real Estate portfolio cost reductions
  • Achieved substantial cost savings per person on Real Estate by conducting analysis, efficiency studies, planning and managing execution of consolidation projects
  • Implemented strategic programming, consolidation and planning to reduce overall Real Estate campus portfolio footprint by approx 60 %

HOK Architects, 1998 – 2000

Project Manager

Managed Interior renovations, construction documents, contractor bidding, and construction administration for client with multiple branch locations. Provided site survey, programming, space planning, vendor coordination and completion.  Managed openings and renovations of multiple Concentra Medical Center offices, across the U.S. from conception to completion, as well as managed several other projects.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Improved standard construction documents package, interior finish out, and standards materials specification for commercial interiors projects
  • Helped mature vendor relationships that contributed to reduction in construction cost by 10-15 %
  • Worked with vendor to develop and normalize standards in repeat retail fixture locations that helped to eliminate deviating standards and control cost variance

Benson Hlavaty and associates, 1995 - 1998

Project Coordinator

Responsible for space planning, field verification, construction documents, construction administration, contractor selection, and consultant coordination. Served as primary client contact, worked with client to produce final proposed plan before implementation.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Improved development and design of standards of construction drawing package, interior finish out, standards and materials specifications for client with multiple national branch locations
  • Maintained standards and controls for repetition of location openings that equalized design and construction cost

Interprise Design Group, 1992 - 1995

Project Coordinator

Produced construction documentation, design documents, field verification, production drawings for many different clients and projects.

Key Accomplishments:

  • Provided programming and planning for Real Estate re-stack consolidation project
  • Produced and maintained lease exhibit books and illustrations to help Real Estate brokers and property owners
  • Conducted ADA surveys and analysis for building landlords or clients for standards and compliance
  • Developed Design Documents for a national client with multiple retail stores across USA

Project support, Field Survey, Project research, Site review of Project and Construction progress, Construction drawings


University of North Texas, B.F.A. Interior Design: 1991

Minor in Industrial Technology
Dean's List, 88',91'
OSHA 30, 2015

Professional Experience:

NCIDQ Certified, since 2000

Registered Interior Designer (TX) since 2001

Professional Member IIDA since 2001

Volunteer / Community Service:
Church Building Purchase Committee Member - 2009 - 2011
Boys & Girls Clubs of America - We Care Event, 2007, 2009

Church Youth Camp Staff, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Director of Media Operations
Key Accomplishments:
• Provide support and planning for Staff and Counselors
• Fund raising planning and support
• Event function support
• Camp log editing and production
• Camp log photos and graphics support
• Camp record keeping support, certification completion and documentation
• Camp Registration and support for orientation of campers
• Media production, promotional, web content and print media support
• Graphic support for camp orientation, event planning and logo graphics