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Architecturual Department Director/Manager with demonstrated success in achievin

g maximum company profits while minimizing risk by providing visionary leadershi

p, exceeding clients expectations through successful planning, development and i
mplementation, problem-solving, and completing projects on schedule and within b
Key contributor behind company growth from $4 million to $12 million annual reve
nue within 5-years.
Recruited and provided leadership for a group of highly creative and technologic
ally sound design team members that together generated award winning designs whi
le minimizing overhead costs and maximizing profits.
Solid Leadership ... strong in optimizing organizational growth to achieve maxim
um profits.
* Significantly reduced design production costs by implementing and training sta
ff on new and improved design standards to streamline the production process and
schedule; averaged approximately 2-3 weeks shorter production schedule timeline
* Producing award winning designs year after year established the company as one
of the foremost leaders in the golf course clubhouse design industry which incr
eased the demand for our design services and enabled us to increase our design f
2007 - The Club at Pine Canyon, Gold Nugget Award for Best Private Recreational
Facility, Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC)
- Top 15 Hospitality Architectural Firms, Hospitality Construction Magazine
2006 - Sonoma Golf Club, Gold Nugget Award for Best Private Recreational Facili
ty, PCBC
- Clubhouse Interior Design Firm of the Year, The Boardroom Magazine
2005 - The Club at Black Rock, Builders Choice Grand Award for Best Community R
ecreation Building or Clubhouse, Builder Magazine
2004 - Mayacoma Golf Club, Builders Choice Grand Award for Best Community Recre
ation Building or Clubhouse, Builder Magazine
* Meeting and/or exceeding client needs by delivering quality design documents o
n schedule and within budget.
- Actual final project costs averaged between 3%-5% above the
preliminary cost estimate.
Creative Thinker ... utilizes a rare combination of business savvy, design creat
ivity, and seasoned management skills to optimize performance.
* Establishing and maintaining accurate and effective communication with clients
, staff and consultants.
* Design team planning, scheduling and production coordination from conception t
o completion.
* Providing positive leadership, instilling confidence, motivation and guidance
to ensure project team members are challenged, energized, focused and productive
* Ensuring schedule and budget are aligned with client expectations and achieved
* Initiating pro-active services to ensure clients needs and concerns are addres
sed in a timely manner.
* Resolving design challenges and staff conflicts.
* Instilling the importance of technical quality standards and QA/QC procedures.
Management and Architectural Experience skill set includes a strong initiative
with a creative design sense and a mature understanding of construction methodol
ogy and technology.
Department Manager Scheduling National / International Markets Recruiting/
Staff Development Contract Negotiations Feasibility Studies Conceptual & Schemat
ic Design Master Planning Programming Budget Development Project Specification
Building Codes
Construction Documents Project Management Construction Administration Consult
ant Coordination


BA Architecture, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Working knowledge of AutoCAD 06, Word, Excel, MS Project, Outlook
Arizona #33912 Colorado #30512 New Mexico #2494

Grey Wolf Architecture, Denver, CO Dec 2007 - April 2010
Principal - Senior Project Manager/Architect
A full service architecture, planning and interior design firm for mixed-use, mu
lti-family, commercial office and retail, recreational, educational, manufacturi
ng, industrial and warehouse storage facilities.
* Collaborated in design development and managed the production and QAQC of cons
truction documents.
* Assist owner/developer with site selection analysis of new and existing invest
ment properties.
* Performed tenant improvement analysis within new and existing retail, commerci
al, industrial and private buildings to assist owner with evaluating interior de
sign feasibility options and preliminary costs estimates.
* Assisted with business developing and marketing strategy programs to acquire a
dditional business from new and existing clients.
MAI Design Group, Englewood, CO May 2000 - August 2007
Vice President of Operations / Director of Architecture
Promoted from Associate to Vice President of Operations in 2005; title changed t
o Director of Architecture in 2007.
A full service hospitality architecture, interior design and purchasing services
firm specializing in high-end private golf course clubhouses, resorts, boutique
hotels, and spas.
* Key contributor to the firms growth from approximated annual revenues of $4M a
nd 11 employees to more than $12M and 50 employees and expansion into California
, Texas, and Florida. Oversaw daily operations and project production in all off
ices and allocated appropriate staffing to ensure design schedules and budgets w
ere aligned and adhered too.
* Instrumental in developing the firms reputation as a design trendsetter and ga
ining worldwide recognition as one of the foremost experts in golf and resort ar
chitecture. Collaborated in the design development, managed production of constr
uction documents, and provided project and construction management services for
private high-end golf course clubhouse developments including Pine Canyon, Rainb
ow Hills, and Stone Canyon. Each project was instrumental in establishing MAIs
design reputation for providing maximum impact while aligning with clients desir
es, needs, and constraints.
* Assisted with the design and responsible for overall project and construction
management for Pine Canyon Golf Course Clubhouse, Kids camp, Sales Center and Gu
ard house, a 5-year, $25M project which won 2007 Gold Nugget Grand Award, "Best
Public/Private Recreational Use Facility" Pacific Coast Builders Conference.
* Responsible for QAQC design and construction documents reviews and overall com
pliance and service quality.
* Lead weekly staff meetings, mentored and motivated staff by keeping them focus
ed on improving their knowledge and skill levels.
* Won new business through word-of-mouth marketing, referrals and a reputation o
f delivering on promises.
Leedshill-Herkenhoff, Inc., Albuquerque, NM June 1998 - February 2000 (a divisi
on of WHPacific, Inc)
Senior Architect / Project Manager
A full services architectural and engineering firm for educational and training
facilities, office building renovations, for US Government community facilities,
Native American Pueblos and Casinos, and State of New Mexico agencies.
* Provided leadership in the Architectural Department, proposal writing, design
analysis reports, programming, code studies, design development, construction do
cument preparation, performed project management and supervision, construction m
anagement, and field investigation services.
Industrial Design Corporation, Albuquerque, NM (a division of CH2M HILL)
Project Architect June 1993 - June 1998 Architectural Department Manager Febru
ary 2000 - May 2000
Named Architectural Department Manager for the IDC, Austin, TX office in Februar
y 2000.
A full services international architectural and engineering firm specializing in
the design of high-tech Cleanroom Fab facilities for Semiconductor companies an
d their associated corporate campus support facilities around the world.
* Conducted feasibility studies, programming, site master planning, code studies
, design analysis and development, construction document preparation, project ma
nagement and supervision, construction administration, and field investigation s
ervices for Intels multi-billion dollar semiconductor factories in New Mexico, T
exas, Arizona, and Israel.
* Key contributor in the development of the multi-million dollar Site Master Pla
n, Programming and Construction Management of E2P1, Cleanroom Expansion Phase I,
for ST Microelectronics Facilities in Carrollton, TX.