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  1. 1. Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA 321.576.5867 renee.michelle.thomas VoIP call via Skype™1011 S. Miramar Ave, Indialantic, FL 32903-3258 Profile • 19 years of Multi-disciplinary • Commercial Construction Administrator Architecture, Engineering and Design • Architectural Lighting/Daylighting Design Management Experience Sustainability Consultant • NCARB Licensed Registered • Experienced LEED Project Designer Professional Architect • NCIDQ Certified Commercial Interior Designer • ISO 9001 Internal AuditorProfessional Experience Lighting Science Group Corporation 2011- Present Project Manager – New and OEM Product Development Melbourne, Florida Area Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing and Engineering Management Primary Responsibilities: • Project management utilizing phase-gated NPI product development and delivery methodologies emphasizing lean manufacturing protocols in a QMS environment. • During FY 2012 was primarily responsible for the development and company-wide implementation of a multi-disciplinary NPI (New Product Introduction) phase-gated product development/delivery system serving as the template for all product development at Lighting Science Group. This implemented NPI system is currently pending ISO 9001 approval. • Management of OEM and New Product design prototyping of commercial and infrastructure LED fixture and LED lamp products • Architectural product specifications for solid-state lighting products and lamp technologies • Review of Architectural lighting designs as they apply to the development of new solid- state lighting technologies and lighting products
  2. 2. • Recognized as an ISO 9001 Internal Auditor under the auspices of the Florida Manufacturing Extension Partnership.RTL Design, LLC, Phoenix, AZArchitectural Lighting Design Consulting Practice2003 - 2010Principal / Architectural Lighting DesignerRepresentative Achievements: • San Luis National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters & Visitor Center San Luis National Wildlife Refuge, Los Banos, California 17,000 square feet – Fully Off-Grid and Energy Self Sustaining Achieved LEED Platinum rating Net-Zero Energy Building (NZEB) built under the auspices of the ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) for the US Fish and Wildlife Service • Highland Center for Natural History / James Learning Center Prescott National Forest, Prescott, Arizona 4,000 square feet – Fully Off-Grid and Energy Self Sustaining Achieved LEED Gold Rating Net-Zero Energy Building (NZEB) • BASF Corporation / Near-Zero Energy Home Paterson, New Jersey Pilot Design for the LEED – H Residential Rating System BASF website link: Achieved LEED Platinum Rating • Northern Arizona University - Applied Research and Development Laboratory 76,000 square foot Applied Science Research and Education Facility Achieved LEED Platinum Rating • Northern Arizona University - College of Business Administration 110,000 square foot Business Education Facility Achieved LEED Gold Rating Responsibilities: • Full Service Architectural Lighting Designer • Daylighting and Glazing/Envelope Systems Design Consultant • Digital Lighting Control Systems Designer (ASHRAE 90.1 Compliant) • Architectural Sustainability Consultant
  3. 3. DAVIS Architecuture, Tempe, AZ2007 – 2008Architect / Project ManagerRepresentative Achievements: • Classic Residence by Hyatt at Silverstone – CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community) Main Lodge – Medicare Licensed Medical Care Center – 67 Luxury Villas 750,000 total square feet Total Completed Construction Cost – 160 Million • Hayden Ferry Lakeside Corporate Campus – Towers I, IIB & IIIB 950,000 square feet of Class ‘A’ Office Space in 3 Mid-Rise Towers Total Completed Construction Cost – 150 Million • Rio Salado Lakeside Experience – Lighting Engineering Special Projects Computer Controlled Digital Environmental Art Installation Projected Construction Cost – 3.5 Million Responsibilities: • Project Architect • Architectural Project Manager • Architectural Lighting Design / Daylighting Design Corporate Consultant • Architectural Sustainability ConsultantGabor Lorant Architects Inc., Phoenix, AZ2003Project Manager • Scottsdale Senior Center Scottsdale, AZ A 37,500 square foot municipal civic center serving the retirement community in Scottsdale, AZ. The project is designed with a super-insulating envelope and employs advanced glazing materials and techniques to optimize daylight harvesting. Additionally the project includes a high performance HVAC central plant and a 50-kilowatt polycrystalline photovoltaic array for electric power cogeneration. Achieved LEED Gold RatingDLR Group, Phoenix, AZ1999 - 2003Associate in the Firm / Project ArchitectRepresentative Achievements: • US Airways Center Arena Renovation – 230,000 square feet 12 Major Phases – Total Completed Construction Cost - 60 Million
  4. 4. CM@Risk Delivery Specific project experience included: Coordination with Design Architect (Richard Orne+Associates) - Architectural detailing and construction administration of lighting and Audio Visual design features of Main and Upper Concourse renovation (Phase 3-3A). Coordination of the relocation of primary and secondary high voltage electrical utilities on the east side of US Airways Center Arena site in preparation for new and renovation construction. This work included supervision of civil engineering, structural and MPE engineering consultants as well as coordination with CM@Risk& General Contractor (Hunt Construction Group), Arena Partnership (Owner/Operator), City of Phoenix and Arizona Public Service (APS) in the relocation and reconnection of all electrical and wet utilities for the east side of the Arena site. (Phase 4) 55,000 square feet. Interior Designer and construction administration - Renovation/expansion of Phoenix Suns Administration Offices (Phase 6A) 35,000 square feet. Project Architect – New 5-story glass curtainwall and enclosure of the Northwest Entry Pavilion (Phase 7) 18,000 square feet. Project Architect - Lighting Designer– Expanded New Phoenix Suns Team Shop 4,500 square feet. The completed design was shown to have increased sales by over 25%. • Amazon.Com Corporate Headquarters at Union Station - Seattle Tenant Improvement - 460,000 square feet in Two Mid-Rise Buildings Total Completed Construction Cost - 8.2 Million Project Lighting Designer. • Clark County Unified School District - Prototype Schools Design Competition - Clark County (Nevada) 2-Story Prototype Elementary School – DLR Group-Chicago (Design Architect) and Friedmutter Group (Architect of Record), Las Vegas, NV. Multi- Site Energy Optimization and Student Performance Case Studies were employed as the design generators for the prototype design of 60 new public elementary schools to be built over a ten year period. • Saint Thomas More Catholic Community Glendale, Arizona – 1600 seat church – Lighting/Daylighting Designer. DLR Group-Phoenix – Architect of Record Recognized by Southwest Contractors Magazine 2003 Best of Awards – Masonry Building Category. Recognized by DLR Group Corporate as a 2003 Outstanding Project for Client Responsiveness and Outstanding Design.Responsibilities:
  5. 5. • Project Architect – Production and Construction Administration • Architectural Lighting Designer – Recognized DLR Corporate Consultant Special Projects – Audio Visual Designer and Systems Integrator. CornoyerHedrick, Inc., Phoenix, AZ 1997 to 1999 Senior Job Captain (Interior Design Department Quality Control – Quality Assurance Manager) Responsibilities: Architectural project management, City process and code review administration, Construction administration and staff training/quality control. Additional duties include lighting design consultation for Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior Architecture Studios. Project types include; High-rise office, Hospitality, Financial operations campus and Multi phase facilities management. Major projects included: • Camelback Esplanade Office Towers 1-4, Phoenix, AZ 900,000 square feet of Class ‘A’ Office Space in 4 Mid-Rise Towers. • Wells Fargo Regional Operations – Departmental Restack, Tempe, AZ Secured Financial Processing Center - 500,000 square feet Additionally assisted CornoyerHedrick Interiors and Facilities departmental managers to implement systems and procedures to facilitate the management of over 3.5 million square feet of active real estate inventory in the Phoenix Metro Area. Robert Kubicek Architects and Associates, Inc., Phoenix, AZ & Las Vegas, Nevada Project Manager/Architectural Designer 1995 to 1997 Responsibilities: Project design development, architectural interior design and specification, tenant improvement design and construction administration. Project types included; Retail, Office, Entertainment (Cineplex), Hospitality and Light Industrial.Education Arizona State University – College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Tempe, AZ Bachelor Science in Design, Cum Laude 1994Professional Licenses, Certifications and Core Competencies Registered Profession Architect (Arizona) Certificate #48025 NCIDQ Certified - National Council for Interior Design Qualification – Certificate #13518
  6. 6. Member - Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) Certificate #29121AutoCAD Architecture 2010, AGI32 2011, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Arena Solutions BOMControl References Available upon Request