GREGORY K. SHOPE 327 King Farm Blvd, #404 Rockville, MD 20850 PHONE 301-869-3259; MOBILE 703-932-4686 E-MAIL GKSHOPE@ MSN.COMOBJECTIVE: As a high achiever, I intend to seek new challenges in Management where commitmentand opportunity will allow me to make a rapid and significant contribution to your organization.WORK EXPERIENCE:October, 2008 – Current The Evergreene Companies Manassas,VA Vice President of Purchasing and Estimating Responsibilities involve the management of the Estimating, Bidding, Purchasing and Contracting functions of the The Evergreene Companies. Manage the development and coordination of all budgets for all product lines. Manage the costing and setting of selling prices for all options for the single family operations in Maryland and Virginia. Develop and maintain the Computer Purchasing Systems for the Company. Develop and manage the Rebate Programs for the Company. The Team maintained high profits by aggressive estimating, purchasing and contracting for the Single Family, Townhome and Multi-Family OperationsJune, 2007 – September 2008 Monogram Homes, LLC Potomac, MD Director of Purchasing Responsibilities involve the management of a team of managers and support staff of the Architectural, Estimating, Bidding and Purchasing Departments of the Equity Homes. Manage the Purchasing Team in the development and coordination of all budgets for all product lines. Manage the costing and setting of selling prices for all options for the single family operations in Maryland, VA and ES. Helped manage the Rebate Programs for the Company.
The Team maintained high profits by aggressive estimating, purchasing and contracting for the Single Family OperationsJanuary, 2001 – March, 2007 Centex Homes - DC Metro Gaithersburg, MD Construction Services Manager – MD Operations: Responsibilities involve the management of a team of managers and support staff of the Architectural, Estimating, Bidding and Purchasing Departments of the Centex Homes Maryland Operations. Manage the Maryland Constructions Services Team in the development and coordination of all B & M budgets for all product lines. Developed and established the custom option databases for the Division over the last Six years. Developed a comprehensive Sales Catalog for the enhancement of Project and Selection Center Sales. Manage the costing and setting of selling prices for all options for the single and multi- family operations in Maryland, VA and ES. Helped establish and manage the Rebate Programs for the Division and Region. In the last several years Centex Homes DC Operations has brought in over three million dollars in rebates per year. Leading the company for over 5 years in this task. Managed the “Buildwithcentex” web page for internet bidding and vendor Communication for Centex Homes DC Operations. Spear headed a group of managers with the task of the implementation of a Corporate Estimating, Purchasing and Sales Systems that will combine with the new SAP Accounting Software this year for the DC Operations. Developed and managed an estimating system by creating over 400 assemblies and over 50 - “Pick One Groups” to work in conjunction with the Corporate EV2 Purchasing System to master the unitization of all product housing lines. The unitization of the product lines was showing great strides in lowering the B & M costs. The Maryland Construction Services Team maintained high profits by aggressive estimating, purchasing and contracting for the Maryland Operations over the last six years, making the Maryland Operations one of the better operations in the country.Maryland Operations 2007 Achievements: The Maryland Management Team has kept the Centex Maryland Operations profitable this year while maintaining continued margins over 20% for our multiple product lines. The Maryland Management Team has maintained a 9.0 or better JD Powers Score. The Maryland Management Team was number one in the Corporation C.O.R. scoring in the nation.
The Maryland Operations achieved all corporate deadlines for the implementation of the unitized Corporate EV2 Estimating, Purchasing and Purchase Order Systems by January 1st of this year.Awards: Purchasing Employee of the Year - 2001. DC Metro Division Employee ofthe Year - 2004. Pro Award Manager - 2005.1998 -2001 Brookfield Homes/Keswick Homes Vienna, VA Purchasing Manager Responsibilities involved the management of the Estimating and Purchasing Departments for Multiple Maryland Projects. Management of the hiring of vendors and subcontractors, assigning and approval of contracts. Development and coordination of budgets, pricing and options for the single and multi- family homes. Management of the custom purchasing and pricing for Keswick Homes, Inc. Developed and established the custom option database for all pricing for the multiple custom projects and offsite custom homes from $500,000.00 to $1,000,000.00 Plus.Award: Employee of the Quarter.1997 -1998 Masterpiece Builders, Inc. Atlanta, GA Project Manager Responsibilities involved the management of the Estimating, Purchasing and Construction Operations of the Single-Family Homes Department, Commercial Projects and Motel Renovation Projects throughout the Southeast.1994 - 1997 Haven Properties, Inc. Roswell, GA Vice President, Operations Responsibilities involved the management of the Estimating, Purchasing and Construction Operations of the Single-Family Home division. Acquired for the Company and managed the implementation of the Build Soft Accounting, Estimating and Purchasing Software Systems into the Haven Operations.1990-1994 The Home Place, Inc. Gainesville, GA Project Manager
Responsibilities involved the establishment, implementation and management of single- family home operations for new and existing divisions. Acquired for the Company and managed the implementation of the Timberland Accounting, Estimating and Purchasing Software Systems into The Home Place Operations.1988-1990 Roberts Properties Construction Atlanta, GA Vice President, Estimating/Purchasing Responsibilities involved the management and development of all job products specifications and "scopes of works", estimation, bidding, hiring of vendors and subcontractors, assigning and approval of contracts, computer systems and purchasing of materials for the single and multi-family homes and apartments. Acquired for the Company and managed the implementation of the T.O.M. (Maxwell & Co.), Accounting and Purchasing Software Systems into the Roberts Properties Construction Operations.1986-1988 U.S. Home Corporation Atlanta, GA Senior Construction Manager Responsibilities involved control of plans, bidding of materials and labor, hiring subcontractors and vendors, developing budgets and pricing for the construction of single and multi-family units in multiple subdivisions. Mange the construction of single and multi-family homes in multiple projects. Awards: Presidents Award for Production and Excellence in Construction 1986. Production and Quality Contest Award 1987.1984-1986 U.S. Home Corporation Atlanta, GA Vice President, Purchasing Responsibilities involved the management of the Estimating and Purchasing Departments for the Division. Overall coordination and development of plans, budgets, pricing and options for single and multi-family homes for the Division. Organized and Managed U.S. Homes computerized Estimating and Purchasing Systems. Analysis of budget data and conversion to computerized purchase order system.
Responsible for acquiring Project approvals, FHA/VA, and Federal Mortgage Certifications. Involved in the advertising, marketing, pricing and overall daily activities of all aspects of the Division. Responsible for development of budgets, documents, and management of all condominium and townhouse associations.1977-1984 84 Lumber Company Raleigh, NC Manager Responsibilities involved promotional efforts to increase sales and the "84" concept. Coordinated all aspects of inventory/cost control, training, product selection, advertising, receiving products, paperwork, etc. Consistently kept the Raleigh store one of the top contenders for sales honors. Increased sales by over 20%. Promoted to this position after 18 months, achieving many awards along the way.EDUCATION1973 – 1977 University of South Carolina Columbia, SCBachelor of Science, Business Administration Double Major: Marketing and Management Awards: Scholar Athlete; Received a 4-year football scholarship; Participated in the 1975 Tangerine Bowl Literate in multiple computer software, networking, on-line and operating (Windows 2000) programs and hardware. Literate in management of multiple computerized accounting, estimating, purchasing and scheduling programs: Timberland, Build Soft, Construction Cost Estimating (Don Evans), T.O.M. (Maxwell & Company) computer systems and Microsoft Project. Training School for Timberland Software. Training School for Build Soft Software. Charles Clarke Consulting Seminar: "Bulls, Owls, Lambs and Tigers: The Psychology of Marketing and Selling." "The New Critical Path of New Home Sales: 18. Mind Locks for Success."
SUMMARYOverall, my professional and educational background reflects a proven ability to effectivelycoordinate and communicate with management, clients, contractors and government agenciesat all levels; encouraging an atmosphere of cooperation among diverse groups. My experiencehas enabled me to develop and implement procedures, which increase productivity, ensurequality and profitability.