- San Francisco CA
For thirteen plus years, I have worked at architecture and construction firms drawing on my training in design and construction, strong project management skills and natural gift of working well with people and getting the best from them while always satisfying the most demanding of clients. Involved in many quality driven multi-use projects, I have consistently achieved or exceeded the high standards required or made a major contribution in the areas of design or new business development.
As part of several international projects, I successfully supervised interdisciplinary, cross-cultural teams, always maintaining attention to client/owner requests, crucial deadlines, budget requirements and quality of deliverables. Most recent experience was Retail Environments Project Manager in charge of deploying field services for the design and installation of all Apple, Inc. retail stores across Mexico.
IDL is a renowned global retail design and project management group that supports major brand programs.
-Managed all Apple programs and field services initiatives. Primary person responsible for the final design, installation and maintenance of Apple retail spaces throughout México.
-Directed the training and supervision of skilled teams of auditors and installation technicians. Person responsible for the completion of 100+ process efficiency and quality site surveys for Apple points-of-sale.
-Managed numerous multi-million dollar budget proposals for contractors, architects and engineers working on large-scale construction projects utilizing value-engineering principles.
-Conducted due diligence, contributed to pre-construction planning of all aspects of practical and feasible design on large developments: acquisition of permits, financing, cost reviews and Request for Proposals
-Responsible for high-level discussions with project owners and for designing construction solutions for time and cost efficiency.
-Served as the primary person responsible for managing the construction project and installation of all interiors and exterior finishes for a thirteen acre luxury resort: five-star boutique hotel and thirty high-end two-to-five bedroom residences with a total construction budget of $250M. The hotel included sixty-seven guest suites, three restaurants, children’s center, gym, spa and multiple event halls, back-of-house areas.
-Managed contractor relations, delegation of tasks for 778 construction workers and technicians.
-Oversaw all design and finishes, quality control, and project adherence to construction documents.
-Provided main interface between US based Developer and Mexican based contractors.
Designed interior spaces for seven high-end apartments in Mexico City and managed the production and installation of state-of-the-art finishes and furniture.
Managed project design with a cross-cultural team of outstanding international architects. Responsible for the project management and design of three residences, five row houses and five apartment complexes.
-Served as the lead for the remodeling of all Banorte ATM facilities in the Northeast region of Mexico. Provided detailed planning of construction, managed payments and budget negotiations with contractors.
Professional License in Architecture by the Mexican Government - Professional SEP Cédula #3732368