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[LION] Builder  Developer  Construction Manager  Owners Representative ▶ Narrowing the gap between design and construction ▶ ...

[LION] Builder  Developer  Construction Manager  Owners Representative ▶ Narrowing the gap between design and construction ▶
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    • Charles Mandler, PMP, Six Sigma, IOSEast Pasadena Station |POB 5382 |Pasadena, CA 91117 | Home & Cell: (702) 241-4075 | cmlvnv@yahoo.comHigh Energy Construction Leader - 25+ years of multi-million dollar success structuring and closing complex,multi-year real estate development and construction projects, most recently in the Commercial and Residential Marketsfor Low / Mid & High Rise Structures, Multi-use, Industrial, Medical, Hospitality, Business Parks, Regional Shopping Malls,Retail Centers and Tenant Improvements. Keen negotiator executing projects involving various construction methods –Concrete tilt-up, Masonry, Steel, Metal and Wood Framing, CIP (cast-in-place), Pre-Cast, Post Tension & Podium Deckconstruction.Highly accomplished executive, offering significant government relations and entitlement expertise. Poised for abroadly-encompassing hybrid role that adeptly balances project owner’s requirements and day-to-day constructionbusiness operations. Extensive network of contacts and relationships for immediate use, key to effectively liaising as theprimary contact to state and local government bodies, as well as constituent segments. Well-versed partnering with thetop leadership team to define legislative strategy, coordinate legislative outreach, and defining growth strategypenetrating new markets, and instituting and optimizing sales development team.True value is experience building, preserving, and saving customer relationships – particularly in scenarios in which thecustomer has every contractual right to disengage. Commercial/Industrial Development Entitlements / Permitting / Approvals Cost & Risk Analysis / Evaluation Federal & State Regulatory Issues Contractor / Subcontractor Supervision On-Site Property Inspections / Evaluations Construction Team Supervision Change Orders & Contract Negotiations Cost Estimate & Bid Proposal Development Construction Trades & Practices Team Building, Training & Leadership Dispute & Conflict Mediation/ResolutionTEAM - Together Everyone Achieves MorePROFILE Reputation for fostering and managing relationships with Owners, Developers and Contractors leading to multimillion-dollar projects and repeatedly delivering innovation and value added service that leverages those affiliations. Equally skilled at implementing process improvement strategies, as well as cultivating existing ones, to capture newrevenue and deepen efficiencies with client representatives, architects, engineers, building officials, contractors,inspectors, and other industry professionals. Championed property condition assessments, design, marketing and service agreements for territory covering the PacificWest emphasizing service, reducing costs and enhancing property values. Committed to cultivating culture internally by developing in depth knowledge of building practices and regulatorycompliance issues. Reputation for fending off staunch competitors and capture new business by successfully managing renovation ofmultiple post-acquisition properties transitioning to long-term asset holds.
    • Charles Mandler, PMP, Six Sigma, IOSEast Pasadena Station |POB 5382 |Pasadena, CA 91117 | Home & Cell: (702) 241-4075 | cmlvnv@yahoo.comEXPERIENCE & ACHIEVEMENTSINTEGRITY INSPECTION SOLUTIONS, Las Vegas, Nv 2006-present[Integrity Inspection (IIS) Solutions a Start-up Real Estate Development Advisory-based consulting firm locatedin Southern Nevada specializing in Commercial and Residential Inspections, Property Condition Assessmentsand Construction/Renovation Management.]Inspector of Structures / Sr. Project Manager / Owners Representative Established a company inthe forefront of a declining local and national economy to provide services in the Western US States.Assessed market conditions, competition and an influx displaced professionals from diminishingmarket sectors. Scoped further encompassed overseeing of P&L, diversification, marketing,networking and devising sales strategies. That structure would position the company to providemarket feedback and to inform the public of a value added service and price offering that beat thecompetition. After 12 months and with the foreclosure market limiting opportunities for growth andexpansion, the owner ordered an expansion of services for Low/Mid/High Rise commercial andresidential properties including custom homes, apartments/condominiums, medical office, hospitalsand public sector projects. Diversification across multiple market sectors provided the income,stability, and brand recognition that was popular and in demand to achieve territory sales andincrease market share within service regions. Defined a command of communication/negotiation skills that called for (Tact, Diplomacy, Influence) withexternal customers. Generated a large deal pipeline with Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT’s) Private Investors, PropertyManagement Firms, Brokerages, Agents, major and national accounts by comprising a sales direct strategy. Negotiated Service Contracts and fostered account relationships with Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis, CushmanWakefield, Priority Property Management and Deca Realty Advisors among other notables. 2010 – Top 20% Ranking- for quality & service as featured in Welcome Home Magazine. 2011 – 2012 Handpicked to promote (IIS) services at GLVAR and Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Functions.Sr. Project Manager / Independent Contract Consultant (Correctional Institutions) Infra-StructureAssumed control of field operations as a consultant to the State of Nevada to assist State Project Manager inbuilding process management. Coordinated the field construction activities of General Contractors, Sub-Contractors and Trade Crafts while simultaneously evaluating out of scope land development, buildings,facilities and infra-structure along with planning, development, construction in compliance with codes,ordinances and regulations of new and remodel projects funded from excess State budget proceeds. Projectsvalued from $12 Million to $40 Million. Maximized significant cost savings and cost avoidance results through diligent daily project inspections ofwork-in-progress that called for coordination with Architects, Engineers and Contractors based on designintent and professional recommendations leveraging an additional margin of 10% across the board savings. Specifically charged with oversight of State Controlled Insurance Program Safety Standards throughcomprehensive review and compliance of Contractors Safety Programs. Reviewed and approved invoicing,payroll, accounts payable submitted by General Contractor. Drove execution of permit applications through coordination with the Architects Plans, Shop Drawings,Design/Build Trade Craft Plans, and Environmental Compliance with State Agencies having jurisdiction. Established systems and methods for the day to day management of RFI’s, RFP’s, Bid Documents, ConstructionDocuments, Contractor Agreements, Change Orders, Purchase Orders, cataloging data, review of progressschedules in conformance to monthly billings with periodic reporting to Senior Management and StateOfficials. Developed project proposals through Material and Labor Take-Offs, Estimated Costs, Estimated ProjectSchedules working with State Officials.
    • Charles Mandler, PMP, Six Sigma, IOSEast Pasadena Station |POB 5382 |Pasadena, CA 91117 | Home & Cell: (702) 241-4075 | cmlvnv@yahoo.comManaging Program Director (Land Development / Retail Shopping Centers / Luxury Hi-Residential)Retained by owners as an independent consultant to lead major Infrastructure/Environmental Programrelated to Land Development, Utility Infrastructure, Parks, Roads, Recreation & Housing Communities, Multi-Family & Single Family Developments, Retail Shopping Centers, Commercial Low / Mid / High Rise in a totalland mass development in excess of $1.5 Billion dollars and 8,000 Acre expansion to the City of Ontario,California as the New Model Colony Project a public and privately funded development. Transitioned departments to converge and assimilate reducing overhead costs and saving company $25million in project costs through cross functional department coordination. Drove Cost Analysis & Projections effort to maintain assets in accordance with Owners Standards including thenegotiation of General and Trade contracts in excess of $150 million per year phased over the life of theproject extending 10 years. Awarded Certificate of Merit for the creation of a backhaul remediation program that reduced overall projectcost for demolition and grading by 30%.HUFFMAN BUILDERS WEST, Las Vegas, Nv 2004-2006Vice President of Construction / Owners Rep (Class A Medical Office / Surgical Centers / Hi-End LuxuryResidential)Recruited to lead the design and construction department of this corporation, and directed strategic planning,governmental outreach and governmental affairs having influence over the permitting and outcome of theprojects. Scope encompassed managing a $240 million dollar project portfolio under the first of its kind for theLas Vegas Division of this national company. Implemented programs for regional expansion, public / privatepartnerships strategy, and conducted surveys on the impact of new development. Built relationships withinthe Medical Community as well as State and Local Authorities, Regulatory Agencies and Private SectorBusiness. Directed the in-house sales group for real estate sales to Medical Practices and Professional Organizationsincluding Out-Patient Surgical Centers, Dental Clinics, Insurance Agencies, Lawyers, Accountants etc.expanding the business from $150 million to $240 million across the entire portfolio of properties. Personallyfinessed a series of long-term, high dollar contracts with Medical Practices through the detailed build out andincorporation of costs into the Master Sales Agreement. Drove execution of permit applications through coordination with the Architects Plans, Shop Drawings,Design/Build Trade Craft Plans, and Environmental Compliance with State Agencies having jurisdiction. Established systems and methods for the day to day management of RFI’s, RFP’s, Bid Documents, ConstructionDocuments, Contractor Agreements, Change Orders, Purchase Orders and Tenant Improvement Projectswhile cataloging data, review of progress schedules in conformance to monthly billings. Reviewed and approved invoicing, payroll, accounts payable submitted by General Contractors.KMI REAL ESTATE GROUP, INC. Woodland Hills, Ca 2000-2004Sr. Project Manager/Owners Rep. (Medical Office Complexes/Retail Strip Centers / Apartments & CondoConversions)Joined company as a mid-level manager to consolidate owner’s representative-construction managementfunctions. Evaluated architectural, engineering and other consulting firms’ ability to meet project needs andrecommended the selection of architects, engineers and contractor/consultants. Prepared instructions andcoordinated bidding processes; reviewed subcontractor bids for conformance. Generated and EnforcedProject Schedules, Executed construction projects including ground-ups, remodels and renovations fromfoundations to vertical construction complete in excess of $20 Million. Delivered a $15 million Community and Senior Center project, a 24,000 square foot wood framed two-storystructure in Thousand Oaks, California. Successfully led $25 million dollar Ravenswood Condo conversion project, a four-story 116,000 square footcomplex in Hollywood, California with underground basement level parking and rooftop garden facility withspa and sauna amenities.
    • Charles Mandler, PMP, Six Sigma, IOSEast Pasadena Station |POB 5382 |Pasadena, CA 91117 | Home & Cell: (702) 241-4075 | cmlvnv@yahoo.com BOVIS LEND LEASE, INC. San Francisco, Ca 1997-2000 Project Manager (Hospital Renovation & Addition/Retail Regional Malls/ Mixed-Use Entertainment) Full Service Private Sector Construction Manager/GC w/In-house Real Estate Development Services Division Principally guided the establishment of a Retail Construction business unit to expand corporate presence inpublic and private sector markets throughout California through the construction of the Metreon Center in SanFrancisco, CA. An upscale mixed-use project featuring boutique shops, gourmet restaurants and an IMAXTheater Complex the first on the West Coast. Partnered with the Executive Vice President, Director of BusinessOperations to manage new business opportunities. Due to growing demand we also addressed the needs ofestablished public sector clients including school districts, including: (LAUSD, La Puente, Laguna Niguel, SantaAna, Newhall and Pasadena). Projects assigned included a compilation of Seismic Retrofit, Renovations andModernization projects funded through district bond initiatives including Senior, Middle and Primary EducationFacilities. WESTFIELD HOLDINGS LTD., Los Angeles, Ca 1994-1997 Project Construction Manager (Regional Shopping Malls / Big-Box / Power Centers / Strip Centers) Private Sector Real Estate Developers w/In-house Architectural Design & Construction Management Division. Engaged in nationwide construction renovation program focused on regional shopping malls to include capitalimprovements, core and shell expansions and renovations, and tenant fit-outs. Project Management Responsibilities: Included the oversight and management of various high profileconstruction and renovation projects focused at Regional Shopping Malls, Lifestyle Centers, Mixed-Use andBoutique Retailers. Working within a fast-track environment, developed project-specific evaluations of work inprogress in support of funding initiatives. Analyzed & evaluated construction trade proposals for both Unionand Non-Union work. Developed scopes for contract work defining inclusions, exclusions and limits of work.Negotiated final costs and wrote performance contracts. Provided support to the On-Site ConstructionManagement teams in providing comprehensive interpretations of detailed construction drawings. VARIOUS POSITIONS, Los Angeles, Ca 1983-1994 Architectural Project Manager / Construction Administrator (Regional Shopping Malls / Big-Box ) Private Sector Architecture & Engineering Firms – Millard Archuleta AIA & Associates, Maxwell Starkman AIAAssociates & Leidenfrost Horowitz AIA Associates, all servicing the Commercial Real Estate industry. ACADEMICS University of Southern California (USC) Los Angeles, Ca Masters of Architecture, Planning & Urban Development University of Southern California (USC) Los Angeles, Ca Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art & Industrial Design CERTIFICATION Six Sigma Black Belt & DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) – Villanova University Online Program PMP - Project Management Professional – Villanova University Online Program PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS CBIA – California Building Industry Association CSI – California Chapter of the Construction Specification Institute ICSC – International Council of Shopping Centers SOFTWARE SKILLS Microsoft Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Suretrak, Expedition, Pro-log, Timberline