Marguerite Dawson

Marguerite Dawson

Work History

Work History
Dec 2008 - Jun 2011

Construction & Real Estate Manager

Loudoun Medical Group (LMG)

Achievements:

  • Sole Construction Adviser and Manager  for over 100 Member Physicians from conception through move in
  • PreparedRFPs for General Contractor and Architect
  • Successfully completed 10 Physicians tenant build-outs, 6 design layouts and 7 test fits
  • Negotiated all leases obtaining the maximum tenant build-out allowance from Landlord
  • Conducted site visits for potential new suites for purchase or lease

Responsibilities:

  • Reported directly to CEO
  • Responsible to ensure the Physicians' projects are on time, within budget and fulfilled their requirements
  • Developed all RFPs and Construction bid documents sent to General Contractors and Architects
  • Managed all FFE purchases and coordinated delivery and installation (including all medical equipment)
  • Property Manager for the LMG's medical buildings located in Purcellville, VA
  • Created marketing brochures for LMG owned properties for lease
  • Member of the Foundation Fundraising and Real Estate committees
Sep 2002 - Nov 2008

Development/Project Manager

Orr Partners, LLC

Achievements:

  • Successful in completing construction projects on time and within budget
  • Specialized in design assistance to high-end and medical use tenant build-outs

 Responsibilities:

  • Responsible as Owner 's Representative for managing the construction of Base Building and Tenant Build-outs/Improvement projects
  • Worked directly with the Owner, General Contractors, Subcontractors and Consultants in order to provide a finished product that satisfied the Owner's requirements
  • Maintained thorough and accurate records, reports and correspondence from programming through punch list ensuring that all the Owner's expectations are relayed to the builder 
  • Full knowledge working with  RFIs, PCOs, submittal and sample logs process
  • Tracked project budget expenditures to ensure budget constraints were met and the project schedule achieved
  • Conducted weekly progress meetings and walk thrus with Contractor, Architect and Subcontractors
  • Monitored the progress of the job on a daily basis and facilitated communication between all project team members and supervised their timely response to deadlines
  • Managed the performance of design review and value engineering, procurement of permits, coordination of all major utilities, IT, AV and building security, construction and move-in
  • Projects included 100,000 sq. ft. medical office building and 16 pre-leased Tenant build-outs, 141,000 sq. ft. high school athletic center and all new sport fields including a golf course,164,000 sq. ft. flex condominium and 51,000 sq. ft. office condominium
Jan 2000 - Aug 2002

Banquet Director

Bent Tree Country Club

  Achievements:

  • Implemented a new program to open the club for non-member functions in order to generate additional revenue in the winter of 2001
  • Generated $96,000 in food sales in the first 18 months

 Responsibilities:

  • Sold, coordinated and worked all member and non-member functions which included golf tournaments, black tie affairs, weddings and individual member's private parties for group as small as 20 and as large as 300
  • Created all sales and marketing materials,  full catering packages and sales video
  • Worked directly with the Chef and other in-house staff as well as outside vendors to fulfill the Host/Hostess vision for their events
  • Hired, trained, scheduled and supervised the dining room staff of 15 employees

Summary

Top producer turning valuable opportunities into profitable realities. Multi-task leader with proven track record for managing multiple projects. Effective contributor in assessing operational as well as marketing needs and implementing action plans to achieve corporate goals.

  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Possess technical aptitude
  • Innovative and creative thinker
  • Consistently meet or exceed sales goal
  • Proficient in construction, manufacturing, inventory control and purchasing practices
  • Excellent organizational, time management, communication and customer service skills
  • Create sales and marketing tools
  • Microsoft Office proficiency

Education

Education

BA

Colorado State University