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Work experience

Jul 2010Present

Managing Director, Strategic Portfolio Solutions

Studley

Managing Director of Project Management services within an integrated corporate services platform.  Based in major markets across Europe and the U.S., Strategic Portfolio Solutions is designed to seamlessly deliver services to large corporate occupiers. Executing complex solutions for corporate occupiers in Paris, Chicago, New York and dozens of other cities, Studley’s Strategic Portfolio Solutions group offers corporate real estate clients delivery of the following custom services:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Transaction Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Consulting
  • Lease Administration
  • Client Technologies
Nov 2008Jul 2010

Program Manager, Workplace Services Group

Deloitte LLP

Single point of contact for all Deloitte Workplace Services Group strategic and capital projects in the Southeast region.  Possesses full ownership and accountability for strategic and capital projects, from leasing through project close out.  Responsible for selection and management of third-party service providers (e.g. transaction management, project management, architecture/engineering consultants) to ensure compliance with quality standards outlined in service level agreements.

  • Headed the development of Deloitte’s Greater Washington Real Estate Strategy, a strategic portfolio plan for 400,000 rsf of practice offices in the District of Columbia and Virginia
  • Delivered 172,000 rsf office in Rosslyn, VA for the consolidation of the Deloitte Federal Consulting practice and the newly acquired components of BearingPoint’s Public Service group.  In 90 days, completed select demolition, furniture densification, computer room construction and installation of cellular enhancement platform.
Apr 2006Nov 2008

Senior Manager, Capital & Real Estate Transformation

Regional leader of Deloitte’s CRET practice, delivering consulting services to help clients maximize the performance of their real estate operations and portfolio.Worked on both local and national scale to provide organizational review and design, performance management, services sourcing, facilities planning & strategy, and capital planning & governance services.Clients include Pfizer, Wells Fargo, Comerica, Davenport University, First Data and AMD. 

  • Identified > $20MM in savings opportunities for a top 5 domestic financial institution by identifying real estate portfolio consolidation opportunities, vendor management improvement practices, and a more effective and efficient service delivery model.
  • Created an enterprise-wide sustainability strategy for a middle-market mid-western financial institution, in response to shareholder activism.  Benchmarked competitor performance, engaged market stakeholders, and created a change management/communications strategy to establish social and environmental sustainability program.
  • Developed a portfolio wide strategic growth and management plan for a private, mid-western university.  Over a two year time period, led a three phase project that 1) evaluated portfolio optimization strategies; 2) developed a 10 year capital plan; 3) developed a strategic site assessment methodology.
Apr 2005Apr 2006

Vice President and Director, Project Platform, Bank of America account

Single point of contact for Bank of America Corporate Workplace Global Project Management office for issues concerning Process Excellence, Program Management, Capital Planning & Management, and Staffing Projections.Ensured all processes and best practices were followed, inclusive of data integrity of all systems and reports.Accountable for 118 members of project management team, including setting/monitoring individual as well as team goals, as well as measuring/monitoring Key Performance Indicators and Portfolio Metrics.

Apr 2003Apr 2005

Owner

Strategic Consulting and Program Management

Independent practitioner providing real estate consulting services to corporations and service providers. Services included evaluation of legacy standards and practices, development of streamlined workflow processes, and creation of financial/performance measurement templates.Clients included T-Mobile USA, Avaya Global Real Estate, Scholastic Publishing, Guardian Life Insurance, and Trizetto Healthcare Management.

Apr 1998Apr 2003

Principal and Vice President, Design & Construction Services

Principal and Vice President of a leading Corporate Real Estate services and consulting firm.Responsible for implementation of Design & Construction Services Alliances, including identification, selection and training of service delivery teams, as well as development of process and procedure standards. Managed New Business Development, as well as P&L Centers for Northeast, Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic Regions.Clients included GE Capital, United Technologies, GMAC Mortgage, and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC).

Skills

Sustainability Strategies
Capital & Facilities Strategies
Strategic Portfolio Review
Process & Procedure Design
CRE Organizational Strategy

Education

Sep 1997Jun 1998

Master's of Business Administration

Pursued Graduate Studies

Sep 1995Jun 1996

Master's of Business Administration

Pursued Graduate Studies

Sep 1988Jun 1991

Master's of Architecture

University of Illinois at Chicago - College of Architecture & the Arts
Sep 1982Jun 1986

Bachelor of Arts

Professional Affiliations

  • Licensed Architect, State of Illinois
  • Member, CoreNet Global, Mid-Atlantic Chapter
  • Member, Greater Washington Board of Trade

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Corporate Workplace and the Wholly Sustainable Enterprise”; National Investment Company Service Association, 2008 Conference and Expo, February 2008, Miami, FL.
  • “Workplace Transformation: Challenges facing CRE Executives in the Mid-Atlantic Region”; CoreNet Global Lecture Series, November 2007, McLean, VA.
  • “CRE Procurement Practices: New Influences, New Directions”; CoreNet Global Eastern Regional Symposium, Johns Hopkins University, June 2006 Baltimore, MD
  • “The Evolving Relationship between the Corporate Real Estate User & Service Provider.” 2005 Coldwell Banker Commercial – Global Commercial Conference – February, 2005, Kissimmee, FL

Summary

An accomplished professional in the field of Corporate Real Estate services, with a successful track record of delivering strategic projects and developing productive relationships with Fortune 100 companies.Possesses a deep knowledge of the service provider landscape based upon experience from both the client and vendor perspective.Strong consulting, communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a reputation for developing innovative solutions to complex problems. 

Publications

  • "The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I." BOMI Institute,(June, 2005)