Residential and Commercial Construction
Hire and coordinate architects, engineers, and systems contractors to build residential and commercial projects in California. Skills include contract management, setting performance expectations, evaluating bids, value engineering, scheduling inspections, managing and controlling change orders, and monitoring construction schedules. Coordinate with subcontractors and design professional regarding inconsistencies in plans or specifications, and mediate issues that arise from poor workmanship, incorrect materials, inferior products, and substandard construction methods or practices. Process payment requests, review insurance certifications, address personnel performance issues and make adjustments to production schedules to keep projects on schedule and on budget.
Bidding and Construction Management
Coordinate construction bidding, evaluate bids, oversee preparation and execution of contracts, represent owner during construction, review and authorize change-orders, analyze value engineering options for potential cost savings.
Management and Personnel
Assemble and manage consultant and construction teams for project design, constraints analysis, environmental review, and on- and off-site construction. Coordinate with governmental agencies regarding project processing, and construction inspections, and manage construction activities.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
National Area Chairman, National Association of Home Builders
January 2018 to Present, and January 2013 to January 2015
California State Rep to the National Association of Home Builders
January 2015 to 2017
Elected Director, Cayucos Sanitary District
December 2012 to December 2016
Board Member, California Homebuilding Foundation
October 2012 to Present
Vice Chairman, California Building Industry Association
October 2009 to October 2010
President/CEO. LandSite, Inc., Cayucos, CA January 2006 – Present
Work closely with clients to design and build projects that meet their expectations while addressing political, community, environmental, and economic realities. Oversee residential unit construction and infrastructure projects and coordinate general contractor’s activities.
Director of Development, Weyrich Development, Paso Robles, CA 2000 - 2005
Responsible for design, land use approvals, community relations, and construction of major residential, commercial, and agricultural projects in San Luis Obispo County. In charge of acquiring all federal and state environmental permits needed to construct projects. Prepare project proformas for funding requests to financial institutions. Coordinate all consultants involved in project design, construction, and environmental assessment.
President/CEO, Engineering Development Associates, San Luis Obispo, 1984 - 2000
Responsible for project design and entitlement acquisition, staffing and personnel for 35-person, two-office engineering, planning and surveying firm. Develop governmental approval strategies and make all project presentations to boards, commissions and councils. Work with clients to determine highest and best use scenarios for project development based on environmental, political, and regulatory constraints. Sold company to management personnel in 1999.
Project Manager, MDW Associates, San Luis Obispo, CA 1981-1984
Responsible for design, processing, and approval of residential, commercial, and industrial projects.
Municipal Civil Designer/Administrative Aide/Development Review Analyst, for city and private industry-initiated projects for City of San Luis Obispo, CA (1978-1980) and City of Santa Ana, CA (1973-1978).