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JACOB HAGELOW, RLA, LEED(r)AP

1500 W. Monroe St. Unit 210, Chicago, IL 60607


H: (312) 492-6353 C: (847) 722-8516 *
REAL ESTATE CONSULTANT / PROJECT MANAGER
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Solutions-focused, accomplished professional with a comprehensive background in
design, planning and zoning, project management in the residential, commercial a
nd industrial markets.
* Effectively defines, develops and implements targeted action plans on time an
d under budget, integral to maximizing productivity, efficiency and profitabilit
y while ensuring superior client satisfaction.
* Ability to juggle several projects simultaneously while working under pressur
e in fast-paced environments.
* Highly versatile; quickly masters new roles, responsibilities, technologies a
nd environments.
* Reputation for integrity, problem solving abilities, work ethic and analytica
l skills.
CORE COMPETENCIES
Client Relations Management * Strategic Planning * Zoning Codes & Ordinances * P
rocess Improvement
Project Management * Graphic, Verbal & Written Communications * Presentations *
Urban Planning
Landscape Architecture * Negotiations * Resource Allocation & Administration * B
udgeting * IT Proficiency
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Manhard Consulting, Ltd- Vernon Hills, IL (2005-2009)
Land Planner/Landscape Architect
While serving as a Land Planner and Landscape Architect, maintained full account
ability for spearheading a broad range of projects in various stages of completi
on.
* Completed due diligence zoning ordinance reviews and land plan analysis to as
sist client site selection.
* Analyzed landscape plans prepared by junior staff prior to submittal to clien
ts.
* Submitted drawings, written documents and visual exhibits for government agen
cy review and approval.
* Provided ongoing support and assistance to out-of-state offices to manage pro
jects on a national scale.
* Successfully completed Manhard Consulting Project Manager program.
Allen L. Kracower & Associates- Buffalo Grove, IL (2000-2005)
Landscape Designer/Project Manager
Trained and supervised entry-level landscape design staff, with full accountabil
ity for creating and submitting innovative 'theme' packages to aid residential d
esign projects with marketing and promotion.
* Collaborated with clients to create project bid documents, select landscape c
ontractors and prepare punch lists; ensured ongoing compliance with drawing spec
ifications in accordance with client goals.
* Liaised between internal staff, clients and vendors to complete land use and
zoning analyses.
* Drafted memorandums in support of expert testimony for attorneys.
* Performed tree tagging and identification services regarding local tree prese
rvation ordinances.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS
* Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (BSLA) - University of Kentucky
* Registered Landscape Architect- State of Illinois #157-001298, Wisconsin #587
-014, Maryland #3512
* CLARB Certification Record (for reciprocal licensing purposes)
* LEED(r)AP
* U.S. Green Building Council Member (Chicago Chapter)