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KAUFFMANN 127 PIN OAK DRIVE MOUNTAIN CITY, TX 78610 (HOME) 512-268-6193 (CELL) 512-228-4796


CONSTRUCTION / OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE Responsible, success-oriented Executive and Architect with a strong track record of leading large construction and operational organizations. Recognized for a strong team approach to achieving success in program, project a nd process development. Demonstrated ability to work with government and executive management to meet th e goals of a complicated organization. Ability to multi-task and make decisions in a fast-paced environment for optimal results. Strengths include: Construction Program Management,Executive leadership, Daily o perations of a complex organization, Government and executive coordination, Property / Space management, Compliance and regulatory reporting PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM, Austin, Texas 2005-Present Assistant Vice Chancellor, Operations and Support Services Oversee all aspects of daily operations for UT System Administration; ~ 700 staf f members with offices in Austin, Bee Caves, Midland, TX, and Washington DC. Division included Facilities Management, Aircraft Operations, Accounting and Purchasing Services, Travel Program and (formerly) Compliance Office. Served as System Compliance Off icer, 2005-2007. * Increased operational efficiency by creating new Policy Office and standardizi ng all policies and procedures for UT System Administration. * Served as financial authority on 10 budget groups for $4M in annual operationa l budgets * Provided financial & program management of 17 budgets for $10M in renovation p rojects * Property/Facility/Space Manager for 7 buildings at three locations (300,000 SF ) and five garages * Architect and project manager for $2M+ in office finish out and move coordina tion * Developed and implemented new polices/procedures for charter aircraft and faci lity use * Oversaw aircraft operations of 200+ flight hours per year. Bought ($5.6M) and sold ($800K) company aircraft * Oversaw system-wide travel program and coordinated state contracts for airfare , car rental and hotel * Directed inventory, parking, security and maintenance departments. Member of the emergency management team * Acted as reporting agent for inventory, space utilization and use of aircraft (reporting to State Comptroller, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and T he Legislative Budget Board) CONSTRUCTION OWNERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, Atlanta, GA 2003-2009 Board Member and Chair of Automation Committee, COAA.ORG) Elected Board member of nationally recognized association of owners who procure design and construction services for major construction programs. Chaired Automation Committee that developed new webpage, blog, Listserv and online registration for conferences. Served on Conference Committee , developing programs and arranging speakers for two conferences a year. THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM, Austin, Texas 2000-2005 Associate Director, Office of Facilities Planning and Construction Managed administrative functions for all major construction at 15 UT System camp

uses. Oversaw $12M+ operational budget and accounting, budget management, com pliance, project controls, Historical Underutilized Businesses and Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) approval/ reporting. Oversaw all aspects of daily operations for staff of 130 in multiple locations. Monitored schedules, budgets, approval and State reporting of a CIP of $4.3B+ an d 180 projects. * Negotiated lease agreements for remote offices at 8 locations around the state * Reported on/coordinated approvals for major construction with Texas Higher Edu cation Coordinating Board * Served on committee to develop standardized construction cost guidelines for h igher education construction * Coordinated all Board of Regents approval presentations and tracking * Final signature authority on all design and construction payments for CIP proj ects, averaging $10M+/mo * Oversaw project controls and contracting , ensuring compliance of all design w ith state laws, Board Guidelines and standard industry practices * Oversaw compliance with state mandated use and reporting of Historically Under utilized Businesses and HUB mentor/protege program * Human relations official for department, handling personnel issues/hiring deci sions/personnel actions * Managed project for $1M+ renovation and coordinated move for department ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, Tempe, AZ 1999-2000 Associate Director of Facilities Management One of three-member management team involved in daily decision making for operat ions. Led Facilities Planning and Construction department, overseeing all major and minor construction, campus master planning, space utili zation and Board of Regents approval/reporting. Managed 25 professionals respon sible for design and construction of major facilities including athletics, research labs, dorms, hospitality areas, s ite/utilities, classrooms and offices. Administrator in charge of all presentat ions/approvals from Board of Regents, state officials and senior campus executives * Chief administrator of $121M Capital Improvement Program (CIP) * Coordinated filing, approval and use of $100M bonding program * Implemented Campus Master Plan and subsequent updates * Recognized Code Official for all ASU campuses THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, Austin, TX 1992-1999 Associate Director of Physical Plant, 1995-1999 One of four-member management team directing operations. Led Architectural and Engineering Services. Oversaw all minor construction (<$2M/project), design sta ndards, space utilization & coordination with executives. Managed 60 professionals in design/construction of all major facilities includin g athletics, research labs, dorms, food service, art galleries/performance, reta il, horizontal construction, classrooms and offices. * Handled average work load of 200 active projects with construction budgets tot aling $18M * Financial authority on $1.7M+ operating budget * Coordinated/managed space for approximately 14M SF and worked directly with to p campus executives * Served as reporting agent for space utilization to Texas Higher Education Coor dinating Board Architectural Supervisor and Project Manager, 1992-1995 Managed 12 architects / project managers in the implementation of renovation wor k on campus. Assigned work, reviewed progress and provided direction on a daily basis for all personnel actions. Worked with academic Deans and top executives to coordinate and prioritize renov

ation work on campus. Managed 12-15 projects at one time. * Developed standards for use in design and construction on campus METZLER/KAUFFMANN ASSOCIATES AND J. KAUFFMANN ASSOCIATES, INC., Austin, Texas 1985-1992 Managing Partner and President / Principal Oversaw all aspects of running of small architectural, landscape architectural a nd planning firm. Established company and brought in partner to expand business . Established business plan. Acquired start up loan. * Nationally recognized specialist in design/construction of dental offices inco rporating state of the art technologies * Oversaw design/site permitting for major franchise firms & regional site engin eering for store construction EDUCATION Bachelors of Architecture, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Graduate work: L andscape Architecture/Planning SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS Five time speaker on design and construction of dental offices, published nine t imes in Dentistry Today magazine and two other publications on dental office des ign. Speaker on "How to choose and implement a University Facilities Assessment softw are program" REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS Texas Registered Architect # 10743, formerly registered architect in AZ, LA, NJ and IL. Certified in Emergency Management Crisis Team Organization