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Director of Development

Hope Ignited

I am currently serving the people in Guatemala creating partnerships to support ongoing opportunities for transformational personal, business and community development initiatives.  

This involves analyzing needs, identifying material and funding sources and articulating plans to strategically achieve sustainable, long-term impact both for individuals and communities.  

Many of these efforts involve coordinating mission trips to Guatemala that bring awareness to ongoing need in the region.  I coordinate building projects of all types, medical clinics and training conferences for both large and small business owners, pastors and the general community at large.

I also do all the communications, newsletters, photos and event planning efforts for our organization as well as  managing the donor database and promoting our organization to churches and businesses alike.


Vice President - Project Management


Working directly for the end user, I made sure that the entire construction and relocation process was efficient and enjoyable for all the stakeholders. I was adept at anticipating the needs of the client, effectively communicating with the design and construction team, and delivering consistent results on time and under budget. 


Contract - Project Manager

Perkins + Will

In this assignment, I represented the Architect and coordinated several large-scale commercial interior renovation projects. I assisted in evaluation of construction drawings, contractor pricing and overall project construction and turnover. Managing relationships with the client, property management, and third party vendors were a large part of my responsibility to ensure seamless building process throughout the phases of the project. 


Business Developer

DPR Construction,

As a Business Developer, I was responsible for creating and cultivating relationships with business leaders in and around the Atlanta area to generate leads and develop the sales pipeline in the Commercial Corporate Interiors market.

I brought in $11M of new business within the first 15 months.  I also provided Executive oversight on two projects that earned “Zero Defect Awards” for perfect project execution, quality and customer satisfaction.


Construction Manager

The Rock Church

The Rock Church hired me to manage the construction of a $55M renovation of a 200,000 sft. Naval Training Center in San Diego.  The renovation was to demolish one half of the building down to the foundation and build back a state of the art 3500 seat sanctuary.  The renovated portion of the building would become a K-12 private school, offices, café, dining and bookstore.  I directed the design and construction teams and achieved the following milestones:

  • Obtained a rebate from the local utility by achieving a 22.1% higher energy efficiency than required under Title 24.  This saved the organization $83,000/year in annual operating costs and earned the Owner a bonus of $92,500 from the utility company.
  • Completed the project  $778,265 under budget.

Project Manager

DPR Construction

I led the construction of two - 90,000sq. ft.  pharmaceutical research laboratory buildings that each achieved LEED Certification.   I managed a team of 20 direct reports that completed the shell and interior buildout that contained research labs, restaurants, fitness center, retail spaces and a central plant.

I also managed the renovation of a 47,000 sq. ft. corporate office space, that included adding a mezzanine to an occupied area without disrupting the ongoing office operations. 

In addition, I managed, authored, and implemented a comprehensive training program across all 10 of DPR’s offices that included conflict resolution, negotiation, and operational project skills.


Vice President

Skanska USA Building Inc.

Vice President, Marketing (Tampa, Florida: 1998 to 2002)

Positioned the company creatively in the Florida market to optimize business development. Selected members for project teams and ensured client satisfaction during lifecycle of project administration. Designed the market penetration strategy for multiple private and public market sectors across Florida. • Brought $150M annually in new sales and launched an interiors division that billed $4.8M.• Responded to over 50 requests for proposals in a single calendar year, with 64% being shortlisted and 35% awarded, resulting in $185M in revenues, including 10 new clients. 

Senior Project Manager (Atlanta, Georgia: 1994 to 1998)

Led on-time, under budget completion of projects for numerous multi-million dollar commercial office projects. Coordinated project plans and execution with architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, property management, and stakeholders.• Managed construction and capital improvements for a 2.5M sq. ft. 6-building complex in Atlanta, covering 162 diverse projects per year. • Estimated and planned $100M+ of new projects as a major contributor to pre-construction process. • Proactively engineered process improvement to increase value and client satisfaction, increasing quality controls and limiting use of environmentally sensitive materials.


Construction Manager / Island Manager

Cat Cay Yacht Club

Managed a $2.1M project to restore Cat Cay as an upscale private resort island after hurricane destruction. Completed the island-wide project on time using semi-skilled local laborers while acting as a General Manager of the island – managing the restaurant, marina, and infrastructure. 


Construction Project Manager

Paragon Group

Directed the construction of a 42-story office tower in downtown Tampa, including acting as General Contractor for over 250,000 sq. ft. of the interior office space. Led the design team to create $10M of value through effective engineering suggestions. Renegotiated over $5M in vendor contracts to achieve a 3% savings in operational costs.


Corporate Trainer/ Executive Coach

I work with Business Executives to strengthen soft skills and to build core competencies in individuals and teams.  Examples include business development techniques & practices, sales strategies, presentation preparation, techniques and evaluation, conflict resolution and negotiation training, organizational effectiveness evaluation and leadership development.  



Bachelor of Science

The Citadel

Civil Engineering