Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified                                       602.579.8488
Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified      •   602.579.8488    •

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Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified      •   602.579.8488    •
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Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified    •   602.579.8488   •
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Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified        •   602.579.8488      •

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Renee M Thomas Resume

  1. 1. Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified 602.579.8488 renee.michelle.thomas VoIP call via Skype™ 7947 W. Laurel Lane, Peoria, AZ 85345-1330 Professional Profile • 18 years of Multi-disciplinary AED • Commercial Construction Administrator Experience in the Phoenix Metro Area • Broadly Experienced Architectural Lighting/ • Arizona Licensed Registered Architect Daylighting Design Consultant • Certified Commercial Interior Designer • Experienced LEED Project Designer Professional Experience DAVIS, Tempe, AZ 01/2007 – 08/2008 Architect / Project Manager Representative Achievements: • Classic Residence by Hyatt at Silverstone - CCRC 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 Consultant RTL Design, LLC, Phoenix, AZ Architectural Lighting Design – Architectural Sustainability Consulting Practice 05/2003 - Present Principal in the Firm / Architectural Lighting Designer
  2. 2. Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified • 602.579.8488 • Representative Achievements: • Highland Center for Natural History / James Learning Center Prescott National Forest, Prescott, Arizona 4000 square feet – Fully Off-Grid and Energy Self Sustaining Achieved LEED Gold Rating • 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) Gabor Lorant Architects Inc., Phoenix, AZ 01/2003 – 09/2003 Project Manager / Lighting Designer • 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 Rating DLR Group, Phoenix, AZ 01/1999 – 01/2003 Associate in the Firm / Project Architect / Architectural Lighting Designer / Interior Designer Representative Achievements: • US Airways Center Arena Renovation – 230,000 square feet 12 Major Phases – Total Completed Construction Cost - 60 Million
  3. 3. Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified • 602.579.8488 • 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 Administrator - 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. • 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 • 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:
  4. 4. Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified • 602.579.8488 • • Project Architect – Production and Construction Administration • Architectural Lighting Designer – Recognized DLR Corporate Consultant Special Projects – Audio Visual Designer and Systems Integrator.
  5. 5. Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified • 602.579.8488 • CornoyerHedrick, Inc., Phoenix, AZ 01/1997 to 01/1999 Senior Job Captain (Interior Architecture Division Quality Control – Quality Assurance Manager) Architectural Lighting Designer 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 Reconfiguration and 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 /Designer 08/1994 to 01/1997 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 (3.48 GPA) 1994 Professional Licenses, Certifications and Core Competencies Registered Professional Architect (Arizona) Certificate #48025 NCIDQ Certified - National Council for Interior Design Qualification – Certificate #13518 Member - Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) Certificate #29121 AutoCAD Architecture 2008, Autodesk Revit Architecture 2009, Lumen Micro, Lumen Designer, AGI32, Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite, Meridian System – Prolog Manager Project Management Software Suite Currently scheduled to take USGBC - LEED 3.0 NC Examination
  6. 6. Renée M. Thomas, RA, IESNA, NCIDQ Certified • 602.579.8488 •