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Senior Project Manager
KELLE B., M.ARCH, B.ENVD
I partner with organizations to facilitate financial decision making by providing trustworthy information, influential tools and expert guidance to key stakeholders to establish the best course of action consistently keeping construction projects and programs on time, under budget and in scope. As an Owner&;s Representative in the Architectural and Real Estate industries, I have won multiple national awards for IMPACT team building, project administration and strategic planning coordination for executive business management. I am a spirited content expert performing over .M sq. ft. of masterful planning, infrastructure design and full service construction commissioning in US cities and Canadian provinces in compliance with IBC codes, ADA guidelines, USGBC Leed AP requirements with extensive problem solving skills.
Detailed Project Management Complete Construction Administration Trusted Financial Manager Results Driven Decision Making Confident Relationship Building Efficient Problem Solving
Decisive Architectural Design Solutionscurrent President and CEO Technological architectural facilitator with customer satisfaction ratings of % generated by identifying, developing and directing cross functional teams of architects, engineers, general contractors and other construction industry professionals to build long term problem solving relationships. Accelerates the design processes and life cycle by over % to significantly increase productivity, reduce lease costs, streamline construction durations while expediting coordination among all internal and external consultants. STAPLES, INC acquired CEXP Sr. Project Design Manager Achieved ontime/ underbudget/ in scope deadlines % of the time for executive management through innovative planning techniques, detailed master scheduling and project administration documentation which ensured construction closeout activities adhered to executed leasing and marketing contracts. Produced and managed a $M annual construction budget as a newly created inhouse service for stakeholders via a rigorous capital approval processes to renovate office/showroom facilities over years and build new technological advanced megadistribution centers. CORPORATE EXPRESS, INC. promoted Construction Project Manager Established firstclass asset and management policies for daytoday operations of facilities directly supervising the support and staffing related to the planning, site investigation, design, bidding, permitting, construction, and contract administration of complicated stakeholder projects. Accomplished $.M worth of program development specifications by securing National account pricing and developing CSI formatting of design and graphic standards to rebrand the companies construction initiatives. Trusted presenter representing the cost effectiveness of green energy to ensure construction sustainability efforts resulting in $.M reduction in energy costs per year coupled with saving M gallons of water each year by utilizing waterless urinals, autodispensing faucets and selfflushing toilets. MHE Project Manager promoted Eliminated $K/day worth of construction delays by mitigating risk amid fast track conformance reviews, performing building assessments, in charge of building commissioning for negotiated real estate transactions. Hired to reduce departmental capital expenses by $K/ year outsourcing architectural and engineering fees being paid to external design consultants saving the construction department $K year one.
KAB CONSULTING, LLC Director of Consulting Operations Facilitated working relationships with Oz Architecture on Multifamily housing that allowed a % reduction to the project duration, review, entitlement and permitting process with state regulatory agencies for construction which contributed to &;Firm of the Year&; AIA Colorado. Provided construction services and technical assistance to firsttime Quiznos Corporation franchise owners acting as the field contact, working with the land or property managers to overcome lease challenges and negotiate project management contracts for construction initiatives. Maintained all project records for the Boulderado Q Hotel, overseeing of the project budget, project vendor contracts, procurement of equipment, design development plans, construction progress for all siterelated project activities, including processing of invoices and check request forms. PEH ARCHITECTS Project/Office Manager Managed, operated and monitored standing order projects from inception to closeout, including coordinating the bidding process, procuring consulting services, administering and maintaining contracts, budgets and schedules for the University of Colorado Design & Construction division of Facilities Management. The Design & Construction division of Facilities Management is the link between the Boulder Campus and the Colorado State Buildings Program to ensure all State procurement laws and fiscal rules are followed and projects are completed within all State laws and guidelines.
NAIOP Award recipient for Outstanding Office/Showroom Operations. A nationally recognized award received, as the owner&;s representative, for the building of a sound management team, advanced design concepts and quality construction workmanship for K sq. ft. Office/Distribution facility. U.S. Green Building Council Award recipient for LEED &;Gold&; status. Completed Corporate Express, Inc. first ever full design and construction integration of Facility Operations and renewable green products, furniture, energy and equipment for a K sq. ft. Office/Showroom.
Masters of ArchitectureUniversity of Colorado, Denver Bachelors of Science, Environmental Design Leeds School of Business Dual Degree Option University of Colorado, Boulder
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
LEED AP . Associate/ Project Management Institute / Sigma Six Business Management Strategy/ Mindavation PM Training Courses/ International Conference of Building Officials/ Uniform Building Codes for Commercial Buildings
Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management Professionals/ Project Manager Networking Group/ Design and Construction Network/ LEED Professional Group/BoulderDenver Architects Group/Professional Remodeler Group
EXPERT COMPUTER PROFICIENCY:
Adobe ReaderPhotoshop, AutoCAD, ADP Payforce, Blue beam Revu, MS Project, MS Office Suite, Google Sketch Up, WebBased CMMS Software