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Qualifications: Creative, highly detail oriented Licensed Architect with 22 year s of experience in the Development of construction drawings, interior

renovation documents and retail facility plans. Primary jobs focused on ,corporate office businesses, commercial, industrial, retail and residential structures. Proficien t as Project Manager with excellent group management and organizational skills. Management skills include the ability to direct personnel and multi-projects to their successfully and profitable completion. Experience with the AutoCad 2007 CAD program as well as other software products of both Windows and Mac. platfor ms. License Licensed Architect with the States of Illinois, Nebraska, and Pennsylvan ia; maintains a NCARB Record for reciprocal registration in other states. Education University of Illinois at Chicago Degree: Bachelor of Architecture in Science. 1980 (5-Year Curriculum) Major: Architectural Design International Study: UIC Architecture, Summer 1978, Urban Urban Design Study at Versailles, France. Professional ICL Architecture.- Chicago, IL (1997 - 2010) History Project Director - Architecture Department Principle Architect responsible for coordinating all phases of the projects acti ve in the firm. I successfully developed and managed non-licensed architects and architectural projects from programming, preliminary design, space planning, co nstruction document, contractor bidding, project administration to final punchli st and pay approvals. * Completed over 80 Interior office tenant improvement build-out ranging in area from 2000 SF to 26,000 SF and 2 ground -up projects. * Gained valuable experience in the production of over 12 major multi-family re sidential renovation projects and 8 Single Family Homes through-out the Chicago land area. * Perform the duties of developing, reviewing and sealing permit sets as the onl y licensed architect in the firm. * Developed the firms computer filing systems, interviewed & hired potential and future employees, wrote employee critique, wrote project proposals and helped e stablish company's fee structure. * Certified by "City of Chicago" as an "Energy Professional" and completed the C ity's Accessibility Course for Handi-cap code compliance. Montgomery Ward & Co.- Chicago, IL (1987 - 1997) Project Leader - Store Planning (1992-1997) Supervised the production of fixture plans and interior construction documents used in the renovation of existing stores, and installation of interior finishe s/details in new stores. * Successfully coordinated planning strategies into fixture plans and construct ion documents for 9 new store projects and 5 major renovations ranging in gr oss areas from 80,000 to 150,000 square feet each. * Effectively assisted project managers with the jobs assigned and acted as lia ison between outside consultants, Planning and Project Managers. * Assisted in the development and later updated the "Lighting Ordering Procedur es for all store planning projects. * Ordered building material/services for each store project assigned. Project Coordinator - Store Planning (1987-1992) Coordinated the production of drawings for the major renovation of existing sto res. * Successfully produced and issued the 1988 Production Manual. * Coordinated the Exterior Signage and Store Directory Programs of 1988

* Spearheaded the development of the Executive BoardRoom books of 1989. * Established procedures and participated in the Asset Re deployment Review Com mittee. * Contributed to development of 1991 New Store Production Document For mat. * Tracked and managed Home/Office Budgets. * Coordinated the completion of 12 architectural surveys used in the renovation of existing stores. Independent Architectural Consultant - Chicago, IL. (1984- 1987) Production Architect - Montgomery Ward (Store Planning) Production Architect responsible for the interior construction documents used i n the renovation of existing Montgomery Ward retail stores nation-wide. * Directed and coordinated draftspersons during the "Impac" programs of 1984 -8 6 * Performed 13 separate architectural surveys of existing stores. * Communicated with vendors, specified light fixtures, equipment selection, and shipment tracking of accent lighting. * Developed the 1985 prototype standard detail sheet. UBM, Inc. - Chicago, IL (1983 - 1984) Rehabilitation Specialist/Draftsman Served as consultant to City of Chicago, Department of Housing. Conducted home repair/renovation evaluations of one- to four- family homes qualifying for the city sponsored Home Improvement Loan Program. * Entailed knowledge of local codes and identification of conditions in homes w hich presented a danger to health and safety. Skidmore, Owings and Merrill - Chicago, IL (1980-1982) Architect 1 Assigned projects in all phases of architectural drawings. * Completed assigned working drawings for a 26 story Chicago condominium high-r ise. * Assisted in the production of working drawings for the General Motors C orporate Headquarters in Naperville Illinois. * Design/development drawings of an office/retail complex in Los Angeles, CA. Accomplishments Technical Knowledge * Developed strong technical knowledge from the many commercial and residential projects worked on while at the architectural firm of Skidmore, Owings, and Mer rill. This experience provided a strong basis for a continuing technical career with Montgomery Ward. * Participated in and conducted reviews of architectural, mechanical, electrica l, structural and plumbing drawings regarding the renovation and construction of retail facilities. * Demonstrated valuable knowledge and insight into the ways in which Architecture/Planning and Engineering disciplines interact. Managerial Skills * Managed staff of 5 draftspersons and architects, depending on the project's c omplexity,in the creation of construction documents and other special projects. * Tracked staff project hours, handled potential personal problems, commented o n staff review and wrote effective and accurate staff appraisals. Organizational Skills * Organized renovation and other special projects from beginning to successful completion. * Generated Time and Action schedules and developed or changed procedures as needed. * Effectively coordinated several projects in various stages of completion. De veloped an in-depth understanding of the construction process. * Established clear project goals and priorities and pursued them to completio n.

Computer Experience * Achieved a working knowledge of computers including personal and AutoCAD pro grams. * Experience using the windows version of Autocad 2007 in the production of su rveys, space plans and construction documents. * Experience using the both Windows and Macintosh applications of Microsoft Wor d, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Illustrator in the c reation of reports, memo, spread sheets, schedules, bar charts, maps, store dire ctories, and other graphics. Professional Awards: * "Gold Medallion" 1989 Award for Organizing the development of the Montgomer y Ward's Executive Board Room Store Data Books. * "Gold Medallion" 1991 Award for Participating in the Prototype development o f Montgomery Ward's Construction Document standards and new sheet format. * "Gold Medallion" 1992 Award for assisting in setting up and coordinating the new store in Naperville's Prototype Furniture Department and Merchandise. References available upon request.