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ABOUT

20+ Years of planning, design and project management experience in all phases of construction. 10 years of large scale live event production design, planning, management, process improvement and strategy.  Over 3 years as a UAV (Drone) Pilot with experience producing broadcast content, building inspections, forensic data collection, aerial mapping and real estate content.

Principal professional specialisms

Aerial construction defect drone inspections. Obstacle Course design, product design,, 3D CAD design modeling, 3D printed modeling, Aerial (Drone) mapping, Aerial (Drone) event management, design documentation, product specifications and As-Built Documentation, domestic and international standard operating procedures, means and methods, safety procedures, key performance metrics,  risk assessment, product testing, emergency response planning, staffing requirements, employee and volunteer training and management, logistics, code compliance, municipality coordination, best practices, process development and improvement procedures and scalability strategy.

 

Work experience

2008Current

Creative Consultant| Construction Expert | Drone Pilot

Freelance Creative Consultant

Creative Director| Producer | Marketing & Brand Strategy | Event Management | Construction Consultanting | Claims Expert |  Drone Mapping , Inspections, aerial inspections and content creation. 

As a consultant I provided project design, management, tenant coordination and Owner's Representation primarily for the commercial real estate industry. Provided Interior design services for landmark and high- end NYC common areas i.e. Hallways, Lobbies.

Managed design, bid, build process of commercial tenant fit outs on both the landlord and tenant sides for properties throughout the country. Provided services ranging from contract administration, space planning, project design, change management, risk management including all roles in the pre planning through project delivery process. 

Developed proprietary web based asset management system for a publicly traded client to manage a portfolio of over 1300 properties. The system was the first of its kind that provided functions that seamlessly tracked all aspects of the project delivery process including contract administration, change management, scheduling, design specifications and more. Construction defect and forensic data collection services. 

CREATIVE DIRECTOR | PRODUCER

Television and Film, Action Sports, Motor Sports, Obstacle Course Racing, Lifestyle Sports, Adventure Sports, Technologies, Music and Special Events.

DRONE PILOT

Servicing all aspects of property management, aerial real estate content, drone inspections, 3D mapping and analytics, claims documentation, aerial forensic content, OEM planning and emergency response.

20142015

Production Strategist

Reebok Spartan Race

Contract position as Production Strategist at Spartan Race, Inc.  Identified, innovated and implemented company production strategies including process improvements and new product development. Developed a partnership with a national manufacture of gym equipment and designed a private labeled line of configurable home gyms sold through the Spartan website. Prepared sponsorship activations and strategies that partnered existing Fortune 500 sponsors with synergistic brands for maximum exposure. Performed experiential marketing, new business development and other innovations to keep up with Spartan's exponential growth domestically and abroad.

20122013

Director of Innovation

Tough Mudder

Department head responsible for building a new department within the company that could continuously innovate obstacles globally for over 50 events around the world. Generated dynamic operating procedures for technical research use of standards, safety, compliance, maintenance and operation, use of key performance indicators and metrics to collect and distribute actionable data for the department.

Developed and activated a remote R&D lab where the obstacles came to life. Sourced vendors with global capability to provide unconventional building materials, specialty engineering, global distribution capabilities.

Attended events performing quality assurance, testing and detailed customer experience reporting and action plans to drive continuing growth the further development of scalable systems. Created brand-influenced innovations for Fortune 500 partners that included 3d modeling, renderings, mockups and prototypes.

20082013

Owner

Action Sports Venue

Owner at GardenSK8 Action Sports. Owner at GardenSK8 Indoor Skatepark servicing the NYC metropolitan area was the premiere indoor action sports, entertainment venue and filming location. Now closed, GardenSK8 provided creative consulting services/freelance athlete and artist management, event management, brand activation as well as onsite and offsite production management.

20042007

Director of Design and Construction

Interior Finishing Solutions

As a consultant I provided project design, management, tenant coordination and Owner's Representation primarily for the commercial real estate industry.

Provided Interior design services for landmark and high- end NYC common areas i.e. Hallways, Lobbies as well as live production set design and management for independent production companies. Managed design, bid, build process of commercial tenant fit outs on both the landlord and tenant sides for properties throughout the country.

Provided services ranging from contract administration, space planning, project design and delivery. Developed a proprietary web based asset management system for a publicly traded client to manage a portfolio of over 1300 properties. The system was the first of its kind that provided functions that seamlessly tracked all aspects of the project delivery process including contract administration, change management, scheduling, design specifications, existing conditions, BIM capabilities and turn key deliverables. 

19982002

Vice President of Construction

ACC Construction

I was promoted from Senior Project Manager to the Vice President of Construction upon completing the landmark renovation of Penn Station. I Managed a team of project managers and support staff in Construction Management, Owners Representation, General Contracting, Self Performing Trade Work, Design and consulting services.

Executive Account Management handling projects that required a senior or additional management presence. Developed scalable solutions for the company to continue to remain diverse during exponential growth and becoming one of the largest full service WBE firms in NYC.

The company performed work ranging from demolition, new construction, site work, gut rehabs, corporate interiors, landmark restorations and more. Responsible for all aspects of the project delivery process as well as new business development, estimating, purchasing, change management, departmental reporting, managing administrative support staff, field supers, project managers and senior project managers.

19931998

Director of Operations

New York City Builders Group

During my employment the company was one of the largest general contractors in NYC finding a niche in the construction of several Wall Street mission critical facilities.

The company also provided notable construction management, general contracting, and design-build services for corporate office interiors, retail, residential, technology, telecommunications and healthcare facilities, new construction and building restoration.

While there I Managed a field labor force of over 150 union laborers, field superintendents and vendors.  Responsible for safety and compliance training, asset management. 

Skills

Multi Industry Skills

Construction Claims / Project Management / Owners Representation / Best Practices / Risk Management / Project Planning / Budgets / Change Management / Expert Witness  / Vendor Sourcing / Logistics / Procurement / Quality Control / Process Improvement / New Business Development / Creative Concept Development / Marketing Strategy / Brand Management / Product Activations / Production Management / Drone Operation / Event Management / Content Creation / Marketing Initiatives / CAD / SketchUp / Drone Operations/ Aerial Mapping / Aerial Content and Evidence Gathering

Training and Certificate Information

United States Marine Corp 1st Marine Division 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn. 1986-1990

Palomar State (SDSU) - Communications 

Firefighter 1 Certification - Lisc. 149026

First Responders Operational Level

Advanced First Aid / CPR

40 Hour HAZWOPER

OEM Basic Management

NYC / NYS Asbestos Abatement Supervisor

Lead Abatement Supervisor

FAA Part 107 Certified Commercial Drone Pilot