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Work experience

2014Present

Senior Project Manager / Space Planner

NEO, Inc.
  • Promoted to Senior Project Manager, April 2014.
  • Office planning and office layout services in 5 assigned buildings with 520,000 square feet for client at their site with multiple buildings on large campus in their Facilities Engineering department.
  • Space planning programming of user needs, including managing complex and concurrent projects.
  • Prepare layouts and plans based on space requirements with Bentley MicroStation and ProjectWise in central database, including updating and maintaining space and occupancy inventories.
  • Design projects with modular system furniture and other furniture for specifications.
  • Prepare detailed site utilization studies and layouts to maximize space within standards and strategic goals.
  • Manage projects budgets, schedule, quality, and safety.
  • Schedule project activities, including abating lead paint, mold, and asbestos.
  • Coordinate and prepare project documentation, including using IBM Maximo.
  • Coordinate move management for personnel, furniture, computer, and telephone MACS (Move, Add, Change, Surplus) with customer, service organizations, and vendors on site.
20122014

Assistant Project Manager / Space Planner

NEO, Inc.
  • Office planning and office layout services in 5 assigned buildings with 520,000 square feet for client at their site with multiple buildings on large campus in their Facilities Engineering department.
  • Space planning programming of user needs, including managing complex and concurrent projects.
  • Prepare layouts and plans based on space requirements with Bentley MicroStation and ProjectWise in central database, including updating and maintaining space and occupancy inventories.
  • Design projects with modular system furniture and other furniture for specifications.
  • Prepare detailed site utilization studies and layouts to maximize space within standards and strategic goals.
  • Manage projects budgets, schedule, quality, and safety.
  • Schedule project activities, including abating lead paint, mold, and asbestos.
  • Coordinate and prepare project documentation, including using IBM Maximo.
  • Coordinate move management for personnel, furniture, computer, and telephone MACS (Move, Add, Change, Surplus) with customer, service organizations, and vendors on site.
20072011

Interior Designer III / Senior Interior Designer

BB&T - BRANCH BANKING & TRUST CO.
  • Promoted to Assistant Vice President, December 2007.
  • Designed projects for retail bank branches and offices for corporate lines of business, subsidiaries, and affiliates in 554 locations with 3,771,470 square feet in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Texas, and supported other areas of footprint for Strategic Workplace Planning / Design Services with AutoCAD in central database.
  • Led space planning, specifying and budgeting furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) and specifying finishes for
  • 2011 AFCO relocation and consolidation from 2 into 1 new location consisting of 15,555 SF with 89 systems furniture workstations, 18 offices, and supporting spaces.
  • 2010-2011 South Florida Region Headquarters in Fort Lauderdale as a result of the Colonial merger, relocating and consolidating to new 22,005 SF location consisting of 1st floor branch’s 4,180 SF and adjacent office space of 2,265 SF, and 21st floor headquarters’ 15,560 USF with 29 systems furniture workstations, 29 offices, and supporting spaces.
  • 2007 LendMark Financial relocation of 130 employees and existing furniture from Conyers to Covington, consisting of systems furniture workstations, offices, and supporting spaces, and assessing furniture for reuse.
  • Reviewed furniture installation drawings and construction documents.
  • Provided space planning to complete a multitude of projects on a very compressed schedule for the 2009-2010 Colonial Bank merger and acquisition, including feasibility studies and strategic planning for consolidation of people and locations, integrated branding, worked with and provided customer service to facilities project managers, resource managers, security, IT, retail bank, corporate lines of business, and training.
  • Collaborated as team member to develop Standards Initiative for RFP (Request for Proposal) for furniture and for finishes and accessories in 2008.
  • Updated plans to maintain central database reflecting occupancy, as built conditions and for rent and space allocation.
20052007

Interior Designer / Space Planner

WILLIAMS-RUSSELL AND JOHNSON, INC.
  • Space planned, specified finishes, and created interior construction documents for 12,720 SF Grady healthcare clinic.
  • Space planned office renovation and managed interior moves for phased relocation project in Birmingham, AL for telecommunications operations center.
  • Managed 3 people for time and space utilization study and reviewed on-site floor space usage and occupancy for facility planning support of 11 multi-story buildings for corporate real estate and services department.
  • Designed, space planned, specified finishes, and prepared construction documents for corporate, healthcare, religious, educational, and institutional / community recreational clients with AutoCAD.
  • Provided documentation for U. S. Green Building Council’s LEED-NC certification.
20042005

Project Manager

POSITIVE SOLUTIONS FOR INTERIORS, INC.
  • Led development of AutoCAD construction documents for 10 new tenant healthcare office projects for blood, cancer, cardiology, ear/nose/and throat, and urology practices at the new Medical Tower at Northside Hospital.
20032004

Senior Facilities Coordinator

MANAGEMENT DECISIONS, INC.
  • Contractor, Accenture’s Facilities and Space Management at BellSouth.
  • Coordinated office space projects in 4 buildings with 190,130 SF and average of 450 occupants.
  • Managed facilities and interiors projects for office space occupancy, reconfigurations and relocations.
20022002

Interior Designer

DESIGN BUILD CONCEPTS
  • Led design projects for banks and credit unions retail branches and operations centers in Southeast with AutoCAD. 
19902002

Senior Interior Designer / Interior Designer / CAD Operator

WACHOVIA BANK

Senior Interior Designer, Nelson Workplace Services at Wachovia Bank, 2/2001 to 2/2002

  • Successful contract ended.
  • Designed projects for Wachovia Bank’s 250 retail branches, 2 corporate office towers, and 4 operations centers in Georgia and Florida for Corporate Real Estate with AutoCAD.

Interior Designer, Wachovia Bank, 5/1996 - 1/2001

  • Promoted to First Level General Services Officer, 2000.
  • Led design projects for 250 retail branches, 3 corporate office towers, and 5 operations centers in Georgia and Florida for Corporate Real Estate / Facilities with AutoCAD.
  • Provided specifications of furnishings for 1999 - 2001 operations centers consolidation and relocation of employees and existing furniture to existing 3-story building with new 4 story connected addition, consisting of new systems furniture workstations, offices, and supporting spaces with a total of 335,610 SF.
  • Reviewed installation drawings.
  • Inspected furniture installations.
  • Collaborated with furniture manufacturers and dealers to solve special and custom requirements.
  • Reviewed drawings and construction documents.
  • Updated yearly occupancy information.

CAD Operator, Wachovia Bank, 5/1990 to 5/1996

  • Generated AutoCAD project drawings and documents for 125 retail branches with average of 5,000 SF each, 3 operations centers with combined 696,895 SF, and corporate office tower with 392,190 SF in Georgia for Facilities.

Professional Association

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), 1989 - Present

Certification

National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), Certificate No. 014036, October 4, 1997 – Present

Education

19851989

Bachelor of Applied Arts

American Intercontinental University

Magna Cum Laude, CIDA / FIDER Accredited School