9521 Hinson Drive (704) 246-7507 – Home
Matthews, North Carolina 28105 (704) 361-3594 – Mobile
To obtain a challenging and growth oriented career position in Construction Management using existing project management and client development skills.
Choate Construction Company – Charlotte, North Carolina
Assistant Project Manager – February 2007 to December 2008
Responsible for the pre-construction and building activities of large scale (250K to 50M) commercial construction projects. Pre-construction activities include bid management, estimating, interpreting construction plans, budgeting, permitting, safety, scheduling and subcontractor selection. Project Management activities include contract administration, job set-up, coordinating shop drawings and submittals, architect/engineer/owner communications, RFI’s, updating project schedule, change orders, pay applications, material expediting, job billing, overall project coordination, client satisfaction and administering project close-out.
Green Advantage Environmental Certification
Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certified
Proficient with On-Screen Takeoff, Timberline and Viewpoint Applications
Completed 30 hour OSHA Click Safety Program
Currently preparing for LEED Accreditation
International Business Machines Corporation – Smyrna, Georgia
Advisory Sales Specialist – January 2001 to February 2007
Responsible for the generation, presentation and closing of sales opportunities with IBM technical service offerings. Project management responsibilities include the creation and administering of service contracts, project scheduling, resource deployment, vendor/supplier coordination, and client satisfaction. Provide specific software/hardware service knowledge to clients and IBM brand specialists in the areas of labor-based services Focal for the Customer Satisfaction, IBM Contract Management, and Sales Management programs.
100% Club Member – 2002, 2003 and 2005
Graduated from the IBM Leadership Development Program – September 2004
Developed and presented a time management program for three IBM.com sales centers
Provided overall project management for a long-term opportunity management tracking system which services 500+ employees
Lawntime Landscape Service – Atlanta, Georgia
General Manager/Owner – February 1999 to January 2001
Responsible for the sales and management of a profitable landscape installation and maintenance company. Developed and delivered extensive sales and marketing programs that achieved first year revenues of $100K and an initial base of 40+ clients. Responsible for the day to day operations including hiring, training, financial accounting, project management, and employee administration.
BellSouth Intelliventures/AccuStaff Incorporated – Atlanta, Georgia
Operations Manager – February 1997 to May 1999
Responsible for the hiring and management of a 50+ employee team for a Yellow Pages Internet project. Responded to customer service needs of BellSouth clients including trouble-shooting, creative problem resolution, and customized management reports. Developed a comprehensive employee policy manual, a quarterly incentive program, a two-part employee performance evaluation program, and new quality standards for data.
Received numerous awards for helping this venture to meet acceptable productivity standards and driving a 20% increase in sales from year to year.
Summary of Qualifications
Education Bachelor of Science – Business Administration
University of Akron – Akron, Ohio
Graduated: May 1995
Emphasis Courses: Management and Marketing
Recognitions: Dean’s List 1990 and 1994
Certified Emergency Medical Technician – Akron, Ohio
Accreditation Received: June 1995
Skills Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Office and Lotus SmartSuite
Strengths Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Adaptable to a diverse range of people and situations
Very thorough from inception to completion of projects; good follow up
Highly motivated, dependable and confident in leadership roles
Volunteer Activities Habitat for Humanity Volunteer – 2006 to present
Loaves and Fishes Food Bank – 2008
Atlanta Community Food Bank Volunteer – 2004 and 2005
American Red Cross Apheresis Donor – 1995 to 2005 (over 100 donations)
Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts – Ocean Springs, MS – October 2005 to November 2005
Children’s Bookshelf Reading Volunteer – 2003
Project Open Hand, DreamPower, and Egleston Children’s Hospital – 1999 to 2002