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SUMMARY With a rich history working with teams in the center of creativity, I utilize more than 20 years of experience as a General Manager, and Director of Promotions for prestigious architectural firms. Clients rely on my ability to maintain clarity in the midst of complex issues, deliver results with decisiveness and above all, common sense. Service expertise includes business operations and organizational strategy, new business development and promotion, real estate property and construction management, contract negotiation, human resource guidance, web and identity design. PROFESSIONAL WORK Business Consu lt a n t : OR DER Medford, MA 2007 to Present Business Consulting offering growth strategies to connect business vision with a master plan for an organized office, professional and personal life for entrepreneurs and principals of practices of all scales and disciplines. As Principal and founder of Order, I thrive in entrepreneurial environments. My practice has a focus on organizational and operational issues for design firms, but I have completed diverse engagements from real estate to film sectors. Commissions encompass · Promotional and new business evolution strategies for architects, real estate firms and an innovative artisan startup venture in the food/beverage sector · Streamlining architectural and design firms for overall operations inefficiencies · Executing complicated requests for qualifications and proposals with confidential content · Advice on sensitive human resource issues · Developing plans for hiring and restructuring teams · Website design Executi ve Pro d ucer: A n tebe l lum Pic tures March 2010 ­ Present Antebellum Pictures is an independent film company based in New York City. Executive Producer for "We're Leaving," an official selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Currently in negotiation for worldwide distribution.

Business D irect or , A ss oc i a te : Reed Hi lderbran d A ss oc i a tes , I nc . Watertown, MA, 1996­2007 Reed Hilderbrand Associates, Inc. is an award-winning landscape architecture firm with prestigious residential clients and nationally known institutional, campus and museum projects. Gro w th o f t he Firm . Led the development of the firm from 5 persons to over 25 employees, which encompassed value engineering and directing the evolution of all technology, communication, and organizational and cultural systems. Provided a platform of management that allowed the principals to focus completely on the direction and quality of design and increase the capacity of the firm's projections for new work. Business De ve l o pment . Point person for high net worth clients and architects for new work and collaborations. Marketing efforts included Request for Qualifications and Proposals as well as execution of multiple phase contracts. Prom o t i o n a l. Prepared multiple winning national and regional award submissions, including the prestigious President's Award of Excellence from the ASLA. Involved in the systematic arrangement of promotional images, transparencies, digital and portfolio files. Updated and assembled materials for custom portfolios. Developed relationships with editors, writers and coordinated project photography contracts, permissions and logistics.


Business Director, Associate: Reed Hilderbrand Associates, Inc., continued Pro pert y an d Co ns truc ti o n M a n a gement . Negotiated purchase of office building and investment property. Project Manager and supervisor of architects, structural engineer and contractors during renovations. Procured furnishings and communication equipment, managed data wiring and all building systems, vendors, services and repairs. Coordinated and relocated the firm three times. Prac tice. Professional liability and business owner's insurance renewals and certificates of liability. Responsible for professional license registrations and CLARB council records. Registered the firm for out of state franchise tax and certificates of authority to practice. Prepared annual corporation reports for and maintained Certificates of Good Standing with the Secretary of State. Leg a l . Reviewed AIA contracts and proposals for content and implemented procedures to reduce exposure to liability. Successfully managed claims and arbitration cases. Human Resources. Implemented policies for employee guidelines and benefits, composed letters of employment, managed new employee orientation, terminations and maintained all employee records. Solely responsible for in state and out of state worker's compensation policies, payroll, 401(k) deferrals, health and dental contributions, employees' salary census, review schedules, and compensation analysis. 401(k ) P la n . Administered employee investment education, activations, rollovers and deferrals and statements. Completed annual census and reports. In charge of all benefits, including health, dental, life, disability, worker's compensation, Section 125 and supplemental, voluntary insurance plan. Techno l o g y . Devised strategy for configuration of network and purchased hardware and software. Managed upgrades and Maintained detailed records of licenses, serial numbers, passwords and warranties. Implemented and tracked technology expense budget. Set up T1 and e-mail accounts and managed firm e-mail. Created project documentation and archival processes, including directory and off-site storage.

Rea l Es t a te Br o ker : B ar t le t t Rea l Es t a te Consu lt in g Cambridge, MA, 1990­1996 Broker services in negotiating residential real estate sales. Consultation services for brokers for implementation of marketing procedures to increase real estate listings and visibility in the local market, as well as organizational systems to increase productivity.

D irect o r o f Pr om o t i o ns : S k i dm ore, O w in gs & Merri l l Los Angeles, CA 1987­1989 Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is one of the largest architectural and engineering firms in the world, primarily with expertise in high-end commercial buildings such as the Sears Tower, John Hancock Center and the Burj Khalifa. Liaison to editors, photographers and writers to promote the work of the newly established Los Angeles office under the direction of Rick Keating, FAIA. Assisted with proposals for both commercial and interior design projects and prepared portfolios and visual presentations for prospective commercial clients. Directed project documentation and model photography for promotional uses and wrote press releases. Maintained a relationship with editors of national architectural magazines to publish conceptual and built works. Supervised two marketing assistants.


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