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from Houston Baptist University: Focus on International business and Business
* Bachelor of Architecture
from the University of Oregon.
* NCARB Registered
Architect, Multiple state registrations.
* General Contractor
B license, Qualified in California
* Journeyman Machinist
and Journeyman Carpenter, with Texas licenses in the Plumbing and
Electrical trades. Extensive work in manufacturing/process engineering
* Security Clearances
with: FBI, FEMA/Homeland Security, FAA, DOD, USDA, HISD
* Range of
demonstrated expertise from $100 mil+ to interior remodeling and
from consulting to design/build contracting. Projects include offices,
industrial/manufacturing facilities, retail, residential, transportation
facilities, and healthcare facilities, involving both public and private
* Breadth of experience:
Programming, Business Process Re-engineering, Design, Construction Documentation,
Specifications, Construction Management, Design Build Construction, Contracting,
Property Management, forensic analysis of building systems, and Property
* Technical Background
includes extensive Construction Processes and Manufacturing process Engineering,
and design of all aspects of building systems including but not exclusive
to, building envelope, interior finishes and construction, Architectural
stone and metal work, MEP systems, and structural systems.
* Management experience:
Projects over $100 million to interior lease space remodeling and build-out.
All aspects of Architectural office, design, and production management.
Most aspects of construction, and construction project management.
* Prior notable
Architectural work with Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo in Connecticut and Richard
& Dion Neutra Architects in Los Angeles. Project Manager and
Account Manager for landside and airside projects at the Birmingham International
* Computer Literate:
MS Office, Lotus Smart Suite, Internet; word processing, data base, presentation,
simulation, graphics, AutoCAD, and statistical programs. CPM, PERT,
nonlinear and linear decision making skills value analysis skills.
SELECTED PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS
Responsible for numerous
design-build clinical and non-clinical projects, and for multiple contract
design and construction projects for the Veterans Administration in Temple,
Waco, and Houston Texas.
for the Birmingham International Airport, Birmingham Alabama. Master
Planning, Facility design and management, Account Management, and Construction
Management for numerous land side & air side projects, including a
$35mil parking deck, terminal re-roofing, Interior renovations, and Cargo
facility and Corporate Terminal relocation. Airport Master planning,
Passenger Terminal Master Planning, and traffic planning.
Member of an Anchorage International
Airport team as Project Architect, USKH, Anchorage, AK
Public Safety Facility and
Jail for Gary IN, Project Manager for Architecture and Construction: Involvement
included Re-programming, Schematic Design, and completion of Construction
Documents for a new Public Safety Facility for Gary IN. Resolved
numerous organizational conflicts between the city, its departments, and
independently contracted consultants to produce design and construction
documents. Reprogrammed facility to satisfy program requirements
of the city.
Kewaunee Nuclear Power Plant
Design, construction documents, & specifications for multiple building
envelope projects maintaining continuous plant operation, 0% down time.
Value engineered projects from $30k to $300k.
Design, & Site Planning for the Portage County, Lincoln Center for
the Aging in Stevens Point, WI. Programming & Site Planning for
Schreiber Foods in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. & Woldt Cheese in New London,
WI. Programming, Site Planning, process engineering, and Value engineering
for multiple industrial facilities including R.B.Royal and ERDA in Wisconsin.
Fast-track design-build of
telecommunication C/O & data processing facilities in nine states.
Designed and completed construction documents for 93,000 s.f. Central office
telecommunication facility for FOCAL Communications in less than 3 weeks.
Various facilities under my supervision were located in NY, NJ, PA, TX,
MI, CA, OH, & IL. Much of the work involved the design and construction
of security and emergency support systems as well as building envelopes.
Department of HEW Buildings,
Washington, D.C. Architect and project manager. $65 million
[1974 $] remodeling: Project involved the renovation and remodeling of
3 WPA era buildings to accommodate the increasing presence of the Dept.
of HEW for the following 3 decades. Project responsibility included
identifying compliance issues regarding [at that time] newly implemented
energy and accessibility contemporary and future technological requirements,
and providing comfortable, safe, and contemporary accommodations for the
staff of the Department of Health Education and Welfare. I was
Personally responsible for Realizing 23% savings in anticipated construction
costs through design and mechanical innovations while improving the net
quality and value of the delivered product. Achieved a 75%
savings in our in-house production costs.
Project Architect, Responsible
for curtain wall design and detailing Metropolitan Museum and the United
Nations Development Corp. Buildings, NYC.
Project Architect/Job Captain
for the below grade structures of the Federal Reserve Bank Headquarters
in NYC. Responsible for infrastructure research and coordination
of the 10 Story, 70 feet below sea level subterranean structure.
Owner’s representative for
the College Life Insurance Headquarters.
Huntington Beach Central
Library and Cultural Resource Center, Huntington Beach, Calif. Job Captain
& Project Designer. Responsibilities included programming, conceptual
design, schematic design. Developed a radically new and effective
concept for library organization based on efficient and accessible information
storage and retrieval. Anticipated and accommodated the future use
of computer terminals and electronic data storage,
Project Architect Responsible
for the Planning, Design, and Construction Documents for two ten story
residential towers, on budget, in two weeks total turn around time.
Completed documents included two fully coordinated concepts for the mechanical,
electrical, and plumbing systems. Project location: Redondo Beach,
Designed and constructed
the lowest cost house ever authorized and built under the FHA-235 Program.
Use of REDI-FORM, a patented concrete forming system, and prefabrication
techniques resulted in a 20% reduction in construction costs and a unique
atrium plan. Managed other residential construction projects
and participated in the design and construction of the machinery to fabricate
Designed, developed, constructed,
and managed Houston's first Residential & /Commercial Lofts in downtown
Houston, Texas. Developed new business enterprise consisting of a
musicians rehearsal facility. The two building project, includes
one of the oldest buildings in Houston
Architect, contractor, developer.
Private practice included but not exclusive to design-build projects, construction
management, and business/facility analysis. Provided as a professional
or consultant: Architectural Services, programming, and business re-engineering
services as well as fast-track and design-build construction management
for most types of commercial and residential construction.
was and continues to be to help my clients achieve maximum value from their
present and future physical assets.
REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS AS AN INDEPENDENT
1. CMS, Houston Rehabilitation Institute, Houston,
Texas. Provided facility analysis, programming, conceptual
design, and preliminary facility plans for a proposed outpatient facility
and for remodeling of the existing in-patient facility. Developed
a fast track/design build construction proposal with two different contractors
to save over 750k in net costs on a project with a construction cost of
less than $200k. .
2. Designed and Constructed Active solar powered ranch
including residence and outbuildings, VanWoerden Ranch, Cat Spring, Texas.
3. Developed prototype design for full service Atlantic
Richfield Service Stations, Atlantic Richfield Corporation. A franchised
fast food restaurant, and Meat Market chain.
4. New manufacturing and office facilities for PRAXIS,
a Houston based chemical Industry control and metering systems manufacturing
company. Provided facility analysis, business process re-engineering,
programming, schematic design, and property acquisition consultation.
Developed a fast track/design build proposal for implementation that allowed
5. Designed and Constructed 4 art galleries in Houston,
Texas: Willhelm Gallery, Plaza Gallery, Muth Gallery, and the Bienville
Gallery. All contracts were design-build.
6. Completed numerous light commercial and residential
design build projects and acted as Consultant for Business Facility Analysis
and for Roofing and Foundations on many commercial and multifamily projects
in the Houston area.
7. Redesigned and constructed with the assistance of resident
artists, the multistory gallery living quarters and working environment
for a severely disabled gallery owner; Bienville Gallery, Magazine Street,
New Orleans, LA.
8. Extensive involvement in opposition to a zoning referendum
in Houston, TX. Extensive involvement with community organizations
involved concerned with the establishment of a Historical Warehouse District
in Houston, TX.
9. Graduation Thesis on the Practice and Philosophy of
Urban Transportation Planning [copies available