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Thomas J. Gall Porfolio July 2011

  1. 1. THOMAS J. GALL PROGRAM DIRECTOR “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Portfolio (765) 426-1743 • 1640 E. TC Jester Blvd #712 Houston, Texas 77008JULY 2011
  2. 2. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 1640 E. TC Jester Blvd #712 Houston, Texas 77008 Contents• Résumé• Project sheets• Project history• Small Business of the Month Award• Reference lists• Letters of reference
  3. 3. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 1640 E. TC Jester Blvd #712 Houston, Texas 77008 PROGRAM DIRECTORAn accomplished program manager with 29 years ($300 million) of experience. Highly skilled in medical facilities, publicredevelopment projects, shared use trail and parks projects, zoning, budget development, design, project coordination,and public participation for a broad range of projects. Experienced in translating projects from theoretical to practicalwith desired results. A leader in consensus building among project team members including design professionals,municipal planning departments, attorneys, medical consultants, and construction teams. Demonstrated expertise in: Complete program Management Parks, shared use trails & complete streets projects Consensus building Mixed-use urban planned developments Coordinating multiple governmental agencies Medical facilities Design team selection and organization Parking garage capital repair programs Strong civic leadership Utility infrastructure PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCET.J. Gall & Associates, Inc.; Lafayette, Indiana/Houston, Texas 2000 - PresentExecutive DirectorProvides Program Development services for trails, parks urban streets, medical, property development and urban infillprojects involving mixed-use planned development zoning that enhance the community and the built environment.Major Achievements: • Consulted with the City of West Lafayette to develop the $60 million Wabash Landing public/private partnership mixed-use redevelopment project, including expansion of the adjoining Tapawingo Park, trails, fountain, overlook and ice skating rink; utilized TIF bonds, federal highway transportation enhancement funds, grants, sanitary department revolving loans and other forms of local funding for the project • Coordinated West Lafayette’s largest trail project(10 miles) involving TIF Bonds and other forms of financing • Directed phases I and II of the Salisbury Street Safety Improvement Project (urban street reconstruction with Complete Streets design principles included (1.2 miles) • Village Sidewalk Streetscape Phase II and ongoing site furnishing, district signage and accessability projects. • Received approval from zoning boards and city councils for all mixed-use planned development rezoning petitions • Managed the design and construction of over 20 projects for Unity Healthcare, LLC over the past 10 years, including Urgent Care, Ambulatory Surgical Center expansions, Oncology Care Centers, Linear Accelerator addition, Spine Center, Family Practice, Breast Center expansion, Pediatric Care, and othersTecton Construction Management, Inc.; Lafayette, Indiana 1990-2000Head Project AdministratorDirected project teams for mixed-use planned developments, medical, municipal, and historical renovation projects.Managed budgeting, zoning, bidding, permitting, community relations, and construction operations for the company.Major Achievements: • Village Sidewalk Improvement and Beautification Streetscape Project Phase I: The City of West Lafayette’s first Tax Increment Financing construction project. • Completed the design and construction of the first two freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Centers in the greater Lafayette area and the first 23 Hour Recovery Facility. • Renovated the Earl & Hatcher four story historic building (circa 1865) into new class A office space within State of Indiana historic preservation standards.
  4. 4. THOMAS J. GALLRunnebohm Construction Company, Inc. (Design/Build); Shelbyville, Indiana 1982-1990Indianapolis Branch ManagerResponsible for all client contact, sales, estimating, design, permitting, project cost control, and project management forthe branch office.Major Achievements: • Launched and operated the Indianapolis, Indiana branch office in 1985 • Increased construction volume by 25% each year • Bid and completed every electrical substation control building built by Public Service Indiana in that district EDUCATION AND AWARDSEDUCATION:B.S., Building Construction Management, Purdue University; West Lafayette, Indiana 1982AWARDS: • Small business of the month for February 2010, Greater Lafayette Commerce Chamber of Commerce Council • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), 2004 Engineering Excellence Awards, MERIT Award COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES/ORGANIZATIONSHouston, Texas (2010) Buffalo Bayou Partnership--Bayou Buddies Bayou Preservation Association Congress for New Urbanism-Houston--Super Neighborhood 22 liaison Greater Houston Partnership--Parks & Greenspace, Quality of Life and Business Development Committees Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition--North Reach Master Plan Committee Bike Houston Houston Downtown Alliance Houston Heights Association White Oak Bayou Association--Vice PresidentCity of West Lafayette, Indiana Public art charrette team-2011 Strategic Plan Steering Committee Member, 2009 - 2010 Strategic Plan Committee Member, 1994, 1997, 2001, 2005 Art on the Wabash Logistics Committee Chair, 2006 – 2010 America in Bloom Committee Member 2008, National Most Outstanding City award (25,001-50,000 pop)Greater Lafayette Commerce/Downtown Business Center (merged with Chamber of Commerce in 2006) Downtown Development Council Co-Chair, 2008 - 2010; Council Member, 2002 - 2007 Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival Chair, 2005 – present Dancing in the Street Festival West Side Logistics, 2002 - 2010 Business After Hours Chair, 1993 - 1994 Membership Committee, 1995 - 1999 Board of Directors Membership Co-Chair, 2000 - 2001Art Museum of Greater Lafayette Board Member, 2008-present; previous 1995 - 1997 Strategic Plan Committee, 1997 - 2000 Fundraising Event Co-Chair, 1995, 1996, 1997Lafayette Transitional Housing Center Lincoln Center Renovation Owner’s Representative, 2008 - present
  5. 5. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 Project Sheet Index• Wabash Landing Grayfield Urban Mixed Use Planned Development• Lilly Nature Center & Celery Bog Nature Area• Shared Use Trails Projects• Cattail Trail• Tapawingo Park and Riverfront Ice Skating Center• Cumberland Park Soccer Fields & NW Greenway Trail Segment• Purdue Research Park NW Greenway Trail Segment• Mixed Use and Multi-Family Residential Planned Developments• Transportation Projects• Public Art Installations
  6. 6. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Wabash LandingCity of West LafayetteRedevelopment CommissionStreet DepartmentWaste Water Treatment UtilityUrban riverside grayfield infill site(abandoned Sears store) 60 million investment Public/private partnership Retail lifestyle center Full utility reconstruction High tension tower relocations Wabash heritage trail extension Brown and Roebuck Street reconstruction Drew Brees Way 800 space parking garage Public plaza and gathering space Drew Brees Way Monument signage Theater Wabash Heritage trail plaza Parking garage & apartments Retail/Commercial
  7. 7. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Lilly Nature CenterCelery Bog Nature AreaWest Lafayette Parks andRecreation Interpretive center Cattail trail Celery Bog trail Interpretive center
  8. 8. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Shared Use TrailsCity of West LafayetteRedevelopment CommissionParks and RecreationDepartment 10 miles of new trails with trailhead parks and restroom facilities Cattail trail Celery Bog nature area trail Wabash Heritage trail extensions Cumberland Park trail Northwest Greenway trail Nighthawk trail extension Purdue Research Park trail State Farm trailhead park Sagamore Park trail Nature Center trail opening National Park Service trail dedication Celery Bog trail Interpretive signage Cattail trail Wabash Heritage trail
  9. 9. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”CATTAIL TRAILWest LafayetteParks and RecreationDepartmentRedevelopment Commission Connects NW Greenway trail to Celery Bog Park and Pickett Park on the west side of Pur- due University Travels past the entire Celery Bog watershed Passes through prairie tall grass savanna and Potholes wetland area
  10. 10. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Tapawingo ParkWest Lafayette Parks andRecreationRedevelopment of urban river frontpark. DNR approved surcharge Skating rink and pavilion Brown Street historic bridge abutment scenic river overlook Wabash Heritage trail extension Margerum fountain and plaza Facilities building Brown Street beautification Pedestrian bridge view of Tapawingo park Art on the Wabash Wabash heritage trail Mayor Sonya Margerum Wabash River overlook fountain and plaza Riverfront skating rink and pavilion
  11. 11. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Cumberland Park& Northwest GreenwayTrail SegmentWest Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department Redevelopment Commission Storm water detention Picnic shelters Restroom facilities Basketball courts Soccer fields Farmers market/parking area Soccer parking area Trail connections to north- west greenway trail system Friendship house trail bridge
  12. 12. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Purdue Research ParkNorthwest Greenway TrailSegmentWest Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department Redevelopment Commission Trailhead park Connects Cumberland park to the Purdue Research Park and the Celery Bog Park and Cattail trail to the west Also connects to retail area to the west
  13. 13. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Planned Development ZoningGreenfield and Grayfield InfillProjects Wabash Landing-PDMX West Lafayette Municipal Complex- PDMX West Lafayette Public Library PDMX State Street Commons -PDMX Andrew Place I&II -PDRS River Market -PDMX Villa on Pierce Street -PDMX Wabash Landing West Lafayette Municipal Complex West Lafayette Public Library & Garage State Street Commons Andrew Place I-II River Market Shops & Apartments Villa on Pierce Street
  14. 14. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Transportation Projects OverviewCity of West Lafayette Indiana Brown Street reconstruction for Wabash Landing & pedestrian crossing Salisbury ph I –II urban section complete street reconstruction Salisbury Street pervious pavement test section Purdue Research Park Expansion, Ph II , Part III– Infrastructure and Round- about Sagamore West ph I-II sidewalk reconstruction Sagamore West architectural lighting and banners Sagamore West reforestation Salisbury Complete Street phase II urban section Brown Street pedestrian crossing Sagamore West reforestation Sagamore West West Lafayette –Purdue Lighting & Banners Research Park Ph II, Part III
  15. 15. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 323 Hamilton Street, West Lafayette, Indiana 47906 PROJECT DIRECTOR · REDEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT “Where Planning Meets Implementation”Public Art InstallationsWest Lafayette-Lafayette “Seagulls” West Lafayette Redevelopment Commission “Fishtail Dance” West Lafayette Parks Department “Wabash Waves” Art Museum of Greater Lafayette “cRRossings” Lafayette Department of Development “Seagulls” Cynthia McKean Scott Frankenberger “cRRossings” “Fishtail Dance” John Mishler “Wabash Waves” David Caudill
  16. 16. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 1640 E. TC Jester Blvd #712 Houston, Texas 77008 PROJECT HISTORYAn accomplished program manager with 29 years ($300 million) of experience. Highly skilled inmedical facilities, public redevelopment projects, shared use trail and parks projects, zoning,budget development, design, project coordination, and public participation for a broad range ofprojects. Experienced in translating projects from theoretical to practical with desired results.A leader in consensus building among project team members including design professionals,municipal planning departments, attorneys, medical consultants, and construction teams.Demonstrated expertise in: CURRENT PROJECTSMunicipal • City of Lafayette o Chatham Square new urban grayfield infill multi-family residential planned development, utility final detailed plan coordination • City of West Lafayette o Wabash Landing garage capital maintenance / repairs plan for 2011-2015 o Village street furnishings & concrete paver replacement o Village Alley renovation to public art location plan o Districting program murals and signage o Wayfinding kiosk installations (with CVB) o West Lafayette Public Library parking garage capital maintenance / repair program coordination and 5 year plan developmentCommercial • Innovatech—100,000 sf adaptive reuse of an industrial building into a high tech incubator facility including state of the art site development with bio-swale storm water treatment. • 104 Room Marriott Residence Inn Wabash Landing planned development zoning coordinationHealthcare • Unity Medical o Ambulatory Surgery Center – step down recovery area expansion design phase o Burgett Eye Care expansion Page 1
  17. 17. o New Administration building feasibility studyMulti-family • Lincoln Center adaptive reuse of school building into HUD housing units (in-kind)Education • New Community School, grayfield adaptive reuse of big box grocery store building into a new charter school. Page 2
  18. 18. PROJECT HISTORY ($300 million) All Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana unless notedPlanned Developments & Zoning (new urban grayfield or greenfield infill projects)(Overall coordination of civil, architectural, legal, and government aspects) Mixed-use • Andrew Place I retail/apartment complex • Champion’s Centre condominium/hotel complex • Northpointe apartment/hotel complex • River Market retail/apartment complex • State Street Commons retail/apartment complex • Villa on Pierce Street retail/apartment complex • Wabash Landing retail/apartment complex Public • City of West Lafayette municipal complex • West Lafayette Public Library Medical • Loy medical building sub-division Residential • Andrew Place II apartment complex Land Acquisition/Zoning Coordination • Dairy Queen, US 231 store siteCommunity Public Sculpture Installations • “Fishtail Dance” by John Mishler -- West Lafayette Parks Department • “Seagulls” by Cynthia McKean -- Wabash Landing, WL RDC • “Wabash Waves” by David Caudill -- Art Museum of Greater Lafayette • “cRRossings” by Scott Frankenberger -- Lafayette Development Department • “Launched Ribbon Sculpture” by Dorothy Gillespie – Lafayette Development Department Art Museum of Greater Lafayette • 2007 Grant -- accessibility and building entrance improvement • 2008 Grant -- permanent collection HVAC and gallery renovations • 2009 Grant -- 9th Street greenscape • 2010 Grant -- 10th Street rain garden Page 3
  19. 19. Municipal Parks & Trails (City of West Lafayette, Indiana unless noted) • Cumberland Park o soccer fields o trails and trail head park o restroom building o picnic shelters • Lilly Nature Center, interpretive center phases I and II • Happy Hollow Park restroom facility renovation • Happy Hollow pool deck and changing facility renovation • Happy Hollow pool deck expansion, new fence and shade structures • Tapawingo Park o floodway surcharge o skating rink and pavilion o Sonya Margerum fountain and plaza o maintenance building o scenic Overlook & Wabash Heritage Trail extension • Town of Cumberland, new parks and streets buildings (Indianapolis, Indiana) • Trails (10 miles) o Cattail Trail o Celery Bog nature area trail o Cumberland Park trails and picnic shelter o Friendship House trail o Historic Brown Street bridge abutment overlook & Wabash Heritage trail extension o Northwest greenway trail  Purdue Research Park extension and trail head park  Sagamore Park Center extension  State Farm trail head park extension o Nighthawk Trail extension Transportation • Brown Street improvement and beautification at Tapawingo Park • Chauncey Street utility relocation & lighting project • Chauncey Square sidewalk, curb, gutter, and street resurfacing • Chauncey Square pervious paving test program • Purdue Research Park Streets, sidewalks, trails, utilities -- phase II, part III • Sagamore West improvement project o Sidewalks phase I o Sidewalks phase II o Midway tree and shrub planting o Architectural lighting and banners • Salisbury Street Safety Improvements phase I (Complete Street) • Salisbury Street Safety Improvements phase II (Complete Street) Page 4
  20. 20. (Transportation continued) • Village sidewalk ADA & beautification phases I-II • West Lafayette city parking lot Wayfinding Kiosks & District Signage • Wabash Landing way finding development and installation • West Lafayette village and neighborhood district signage plan and signage installation • West Lafayette district murals development and installation • Tippecanoe County CVB Wayfinding Kiosk development and installation Development • Burtsfield School Demolition and Site Preparation • Wabash Landing (new urban grayfield infill development) o Infrastructure and surface development (3 years) o Way finding Program Other Buildings • 20,000 sf police department • Street department garage addition Utility • Chauncey Square combined sewer separation -- Salisbury Street • Chauncey Square wired underground utility relocation • Chauncey Street lighting and fiber optic duct installation • Innerduct & handhold data path along Cattail Trail for Purdue • Wabash Landing overhead, storm, sanitary, and wired utility installation • Salisbury Street Safety project utility relocations phases I-II • Sagamore West (US 52) architectural lighting program Parking Structures • Bank One office building garage deck and exterior façade renovation • Wabash Landing parking garage • Wabash Landing garage phases I-III capital maintenance program • Wabash Landing parking garage automation • West Lafayette Library parking garage capital maintenance program • West Lafayette Library parking garage automation study Page 5
  21. 21. Medical Unity Medical • New medical complex campus permit and signage coordination • Administration offices relocation build-out • Ambulatory surgery center 2nd floor expansion (over open 1st floor practice) • 23 hour surgery recovery area renovation • 23 hour surgery recovery area nurse station and one 23 hour bay • Ambulatory surgery center expansion master plan study • Campus Parking study and lot expansion • Faith Hope & Love linear accelerator addition • Finance department expansion • Froberg pediatrics renovation and addition (off campus) • Horizon oncology expansion phase I-II build-out • Immediate care lab renovation • Lafayette breast center expansion build-out • Lafayette Surgical Clinic expansion • Lafayette spine center build-out • Pickerel family practice building renovation (off campus) • Rossville new clinic (off campus) • Swan Dermatology facility feasibility and preliminary plan study • Urgent care and occupational medicine building Arnett Clinic • Frankfort Clinic and Urgent Care • Frankfort Clinic Radiology Suite build-out • Greenbush Street Administrative Office Renovation • South Lafayette Clinic and Urgent Care Center with X-Ray Room • South Lafayette Clinic Waiting Area Renovation • Wolcott, Indiana Clinic Sagamore Surgical • Ambulatory surgery center • Medical related business park and storm drainage • 23-hour recovery and medical offices facility • Medical office building and clinic • MRI area build-out (owner’s representative for tenant) • Radiology area build-out • Medical gas lift Lafayette Eye Center • Ambulatory surgery center • Ophthalmology clinic Page 6
  22. 22. Commercial & Retail Business/Retail • AC Engineering o new office building in Purdue Research Park o build out lower level engineering offices o ongoing building management • Arth Drugstore and retail lease space • Champion’s Centre condominium/hotel complex (new urban grayfield) o existing Family Inn hotel demolition o condominium sales office • Furniture Row new retail outlet • Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce elevator • Loeb Stadium locker room restoration • National Guard recruiting office tenant build-out • Stuart & Branigin 7th floor law offices and 7 story window replacements • Wal Mart Super Center expansion (owner and civil engineering company liaison to City of West Lafayette) Restaurant • Puccini’s Restaurant site development (owner’s representative) • Starbucks Salisbury Street store – site consultant for city permits • Snow Bear Frozen Custard restaurant o Stadium Street tenant build-out o Wabash Landing tenant build-out Page 7
  23. 23. Banking • Bank One o Complete branch renovation, Sagamore West location o Complete branch renovation, West Lafayette Village location o Complete branch renovation, Stockwell o All Lafayette/West Lafayette area branch renovations for ADA compliance • Lafayette Savings Bank o Branch addition and renovation at West Lafayette location o Downtown Lafayette main office partial renovation o New branch at US 52 and Greenbush Street in Lafayette o New branch at 9th Street and Twyckenham Blvd in Lafayette o New branch on Hwy 38 in Lafayette (design phase) • State Bank Oxford new branch bank, Otterbein, Indiana Historic Renovation • Earl & Hatcher Block 4-story full building and facade redevelopment • Earl & Hatcher Block historic building tenant build-outs o Advantage Title o Gold & Black Illustrated o Henriott Insurance o Mayfield & Brooks Law Offices o Tecton Construction Management o Wahl Architecture o Withered Law OfficesFraternity/Sorority/Cooperative Housing Purdue University Main Campus (West Lafayette, Indiana) • Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority addition and renovation • Alpha Omicron Pi renovation master plan • Chi Omega Sorority renovation • Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity addition and renovation • Pi Beta Phi Sorority mechanical and life safety • Pi Beta Phi Sorority interior renovations • Zeta Psi New House feasibility study • Shumaker Cooperative renovation • International Center renovation Page 8
  24. 24. Industrial (Indianapolis, Indiana unless noted) Manufacturing • Beveled Glass and Lighting Designs Manufacturing and Retail Center — 25,000 sq ft • Elmsteel Automotive Tube Cutting Facility -- 50,000 sq ft (owner’s representative, Lafayette, Indiana) • IMC Manufacturing -- CNC operation (two expansion -- 20,000 sq ft) • Lafayette Printing -- New 3 Color Press Building Structural Modifications • Rock Tenn Recycling Center -- Receiving and Sorting Facility • Russell’s Trailer Service, Inc. -- Semi Trailer Repair and Manufacturing -- 20,000 sq ft • Oliver Trucking fleet maintenance facility • Lafayette Printing-three color press installation and structural support (Lafayette Indiana) • Multiple interior plant projects under $100,000 for multiple clients. Warehousing • Diamond Coal Development Lot #1 -- 70,000 sq ft Warehouse (Lafayette, Indiana) Utility • Public Service Indiana Sub-Station Control Buildings (15 in central Indiana)Residential Multi-Family • Andrew Place Apartments- Purdue University proximate student apartments • Lincoln Center adaptive reuse of school building into 20 HUD housing units Page 9
  25. 25. T.J. Gall & Associates Inc. Named Small Business of the Month for February | Greater Lafayette Commerce Content Structure Configuration Appearance Modules People Hello nburrell Logout Chamber of Home Downtown Economic Development Capital Resource Workforce Development Members About the Chamber Local Links Membership Newsletter Visitor Info Calendar Search Go Home » T.J. Gall & Associates Inc. Named Small Business of the Month for February Best & Brightest T.J. Gall & Associates Inc. Named Small Business of the Month for February Recruit and shape the right team with GLC’s comprehensive workforce development assistance. View Edit Learn More Combine construction expertise, time management skills, energy personified and a passion for Greater Lafayette, and you’ve got Tom Gall. Take the fast track to a He’s a project director, redevelopment consultant and founder of T.J. Gall & rewarding GLC membership by Associates Inc., 14 N. Second St., Suite A, named Greater Lafayette signing up online. Commerce’s Small Business of the Month for February 2010. Join Now! “What I like is the challenge of making the built environment better,” says the 1982 Purdue graduate in building construction management. “Whether it’s building a trail, improving an urban street, or working on a $60 million Related Pages mixed-use development like Wabash Landing, I like all things that involve making our built environment better. I’ve really developed a passion for the Demolition begins on former outdoor environment and creating a sense of place for the community.” Small Business if the Month is sponsored Bridgeway Apartments by Lafayette Savings Bank Haan Marketing + Launched Business in 2000 Communications Named December Small Business of T.J. Gall & Associates began operations in 2000 with a single contract, assisting West Lafayette in the preliminary phase of the Month Wabash Landing. Capital Resources “We moved on to work on many multi-faceted, mixed-use planned developments for various developers throughout the Christos Family Restaurants area,” Gall says. He was joined in the business for seven years by Tom Loepker, who was on the heart transplant list when he Named November Small died in 2009. Business of the Month In all, Gall has nearly 30 years of experience and has tallied a long list of successful project involvement, from Wabash Landing HHIC 2009 Annual Meeting and dozens more for the city of West Lafayette to more than 20 projects for Unity Healthcare and many more. Luncheon The Go-to Guy “He works for the owner in coordination and collaboration with all of the people furnishing services,” says former West Lafayette Mayor Sonya Margerum, who especially appreciates Gall’s contributions to Wabash Landing. “He was able to anticipate what contractors and consultants would need—permits, financing, coordination—so preliminary work could be done,” Margerum says. “He provided an invaluable service, keeping the vision foremost within a very tight time frame.” Gall says he “specializes in building relationships while building projects,” and those relationships include owners, contractors, government organizations and community residents. “Project buy-in and consensus are an important part of a successful development.” Variety of Projects Mark Wessel at Unity Healthcare agrees that Gall deserves recognition. “He’s dependable. Reliable. Trustworthy. He looks out for our best interest, and he completes the job to our satisfaction. That’s pretty much it if I had to sum it up.” West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis also cites Gall’s community involvement, calling him “a model of how to be a great business owner and individual who cares about his community.”[2/4/2010 10:26:21 AM]
  26. 26. T.J. Gall & Associates Inc. Named Small Business of the Month for February | Greater Lafayette Commerce Involved in Community Says Dennis, “Tom has worked tirelessly to make West Lafayette and Lafayette a great place to live and work. Tom has helped create events to bring people to the downtown area, puts in a staggering amount of volunteer hours, and pushed elected and civic leaders to always look at the big picture.” Gall volunteers hundreds of hours a year to Downtown festivals and events. He serves as chair of the Uptown Jazz and Blues committee and chairs subcommittees for Dancing in the Streets, Art on the Wabash and the Christmas Parade. He also serves as co-chair of Greater Lafayette Commerce’s Downtown Development Council, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette board and West Lafayette Strategic Plan Steering Committee. And he’s contributed funds and/or services to countless groups, including the West Lafayette Library, Lafayette Transitional Housing, West Lafayette Tree Fund, Relay for Life and others. In his rare spare time, Gall is taking to the road for long-distance bicycle and motorcycle trips, kayaking on the Wabash River and running. He also enjoys landscape gardening. “My home is an ornamental grass menagerie, with plants from 6 inches to 16 feet tall,” he says. A new interest is learning more about art, and trying his own hand at mosaic work. Home Development Downtown Contact Us Economy Business Support GLC News Region Contact Members Members Downtown Fun Who is GLC? Infrastructure Enterprise Zone GLC Tomorrow Contact Members Media Kit Industry Support Calendar of Events[2/4/2010 10:26:21 AM]
  27. 27. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 1640 E. TC Jester Blvd #712 Houston, Texas 77008 Client Reference listMayor John R. Dennis Mayor Tony RoswarskiMayor City of West Lafayette, Indiana 2009-Present Mayor City of Lafayette, Indiana 2003-Present Ph.: 765-775-5105 Ph.: 765-807-1002 E-mail: E-mail: Mayor Jan H. Mills Past Mayor Sonya L. MargerumBusiness Development Purdue Research Foundation Co-Chair Cultural Plan for Greater Lafayette, IndianaPast Mayor City of West Lafayette, Indiana 2005-2008 Past Mayor City of West Lafayette, Indiana 1981-2004 Ph.: 765-494-5775 Ph.: 765- 463-5730 Cell: 765-237-1733 Cell: 765- 714-1601 E-mail: E-mail: margerum@comcast.netJoe Payne David Buck, PESuperintendant of Parks City EngineerCity of West Lafayette, Indiana City of West Lafayette, Indiana Ph.: 765-775-5112 Ph.: 765-775-5134 Cell: 765-491-4546 Cell: 765-418-7550 E-mail: E-mail: Poole Dennis CarsonDirector of Development Director of RedevelopmentCity of West Lafayette, Indiana City of Lafayette, Indiana Ph.: 765-775-5162 Ph.: 765-807-1093 Cell: 765-714-4705 (best option) Cell: 765-427-8610 E-mail: E-mail: Shaw Margy DeverallGreenspace Administrator Planer/Project Manager, Department of RedevelopmentCity of West Lafayette, Indiana City of Lafayette, Indiana Ph.: 765-775-5161 Ph.: 765-807-1097 Cell: 765-714-5618 Cell: 765-491-6357 E-mail: E-mail: Wessel Dr. Peter J. HillsamerChief Operating Officer Sagamore Surgical ServicesUnity Healthcare, LLC Lafayette ENTLafayette, Indiana Lafayette, Indiana Ph: 765-446-5425 Ph.: 765-477-7436 Cell: 317-260-0234 E-mail: E-Mail:
  28. 28. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 1640 E. TC Jester Blvd #712 Houston, Texas 77008 Professional Reference listMartin A. Wessler, P.E. Patrick L. Glon, P.E.President & CEO PresidentWessler Engineering P.L. Glon Consulting, PC Ph.: 317-788-4551 Ph.: 269-651-7250 Cell: 317-753-0819 Cell: 269-689-0713 E-mail: E-mail: pat.glon@gmail.comSteven Hardesty, PE (semi-retired) Alan Hamersley, PETransportation Services Site and Greenways Division ManagerButler, Fairman & Seufert Butler, Fairman & Seufert Ph.: 765-497-3113 (home) Ph.: 317-713-4615 E-mail: Cell: 317-372-3110 E-mail: ahamersly@bfsengr.comStewart Kline, PE John Oberlies, PEPresident PresidentH. Stewart Kline & Associates, Inc. John Oberlies Consulting Engineers, Inc. Ph.: 765-742-0295 Ph.: 317-636-3941 E-mail: E-mail: joberlies@oberliesengrg.comJoseph T. Bumbleburg John D. CollierPartner Registered Landscape ArchitectBall Law Firm Purdue University Facilities Director of Campus Master Planning Ph: 765-742-9046 Cell: 765-418-0325 E-mail: E-Mail: collier.john@comcast.netH. Kurt Wahl, AIA Marty SennettPrincipal General ManagerWahl Architecture, PC City Bus Ph.: 765-429-5880 Ph: 765-423-2666 E-mail: E-mail:
  29. 29. THOMAS J. GALL (765) 426-1743 • 1640 E. TC Jester Blvd #712 Houston, Texas 77008 Letters of Reference Index• John R. Dennis, Mayor-City of West Lafayette, Indiana• Tony Roswarski, Mayor-City of Lafayette, Indiana• Sheila J. Klinker, State Representative-Indiana House District 27• Jan H. Mills, former Mayor-City of West Lafayette, Indiana• Sonya L. Margerum, former Mayor-City of West Lafayette, Indiana• Joe Payne, Parks Superintendant-City of West Lafayette, Indiana• Marty Sennett, General Manager-City Bus Greater Lafayette, Lafayette, Indiana• Elizabeth M. Stull, Secretary, West Lafayette Parks and Recreation Foundation- West Lafayette, Indiana• Chandler Poole, Development Director-City of West Lafayette, Indiana• Dennis Carson, Development Director-City of Lafayette, Indiana• Dr. Peter Hillsamer, M.D., F.A.C.S., President Sagamore Surgical Services, Lafayette, Indiana• Mark D. Wessel, C.P.A., Chief Operating Officer, Unity Healthcare, LLC-Lafayette, Indiana• Margie Hale, Director of Operations/Purchasing, Unity Healthcare, LLC-Lafayette, Indiana• Patrick L. Glon, PE, P.L. Glon Consulting, PC - Sturgis, Michigan• Steven R. Hardesty, PE, Butler, Fairman & Seufert (retired), Lafayette, Indiana• Joseph T. Bumbleburg, Attorney at Law, Ball Law Firm-Lafayette, Indiana• Joseph H. Seaman, President and CEO Greater Lafayette Commerce-Lafayette, Indiana• Joann L. Wade, President, Lafayette-West Lafayette CVB-Lafayette, Indiana• Marianne C. Rose, Director of Development, Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette-Lafayette, Indiana• Jennifer Layton, Executive Director, Lafayette Transitional Housing Center- Lafayette, Indiana
  30. 30. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Community Development Department 20 North 6th Street • Lafayette, Indiana 47901-1412Redevelopment Department Phone 765-807-1090 • FAX 765-807-1099May 8, 2010RE: Reference for Thomas J. GallTo Whom it May Concern:I am writing to recommend Thomas J. Gall for a position with your company or organization. Ihave worked in several professional capacities with Mr. Gall ranging from project managementwith the City of Lafayette to downtown development and advocacy with Greater LafayetteCommerce. More specifically, Tom has consulted with me to help manage the demolition,planning and rezoning process for the Chatham Square redevelopment project. This $15 millionproject will create 89 new rental homes and 10 single family owner occupied homes on a sitethat once held a blighted and foreclosed apartment complex. Tom worked with me, mydepartment and our developer partner to guide the process through all the checkpoints andapprovals with the Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission. He also worked with TBIRDEngineering and Hagerman Construction to help manage site demolition and meet LEEDstandards for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND). This project which is very complex andinvolved is also on a fast track schedule and his work has allowed us to maintain our momentumand meet our deadlines.In addition to this I have worked with Tom in his capacity as co-chair of the DowntownDevelopment Council of Greater Lafayette Commerce. Tom has spearheaded both policy anddevelopment of the downtown of Lafayette and West Lafayette from marketing and promotionsto activities and events particularly the Uptown Jazz and Blues Fest which he has also chaired forthe last five years. This festival has grown to become one of the largest events not only in thedowntown but the Tippecanoe County region. Tom has firm grasp on what it takes to create asuccessful downtown and manage multiple projects and outcomes. He possesses excellentinterpersonal, communication and management skills for a wide range of positions involvingurban development, policy, management and leadership.I strongly recommend Mr. Gall and would hire him for future projects with the City of Lafayetteand seek him first to assist with efforts related to my department’s work. If you have anyquestions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me.Sincerely,Dennis CarsonDirector
  31. 31. June 4, 2010To Whom It May Concern:For more than 20 years, I have had the opportunity and privilege to work with Tom Gall and I canstate with confidence from experience that he is a talented and dedicated professional and communityvolunteer. He would be a valuable asset to your company.As President and CEO of Greater Lafayette Commerce, and in my previous position as president of aregional bank, I have worked with Mr. Gall on dozens of projects. The projects were completed on-time and under budget and he handled the projects with the utmost integrity.Mr. Gall has been an integral part of Greater Lafayette Commerce, a large umbrella organizationoverseeing the Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Corporation, CommunityDevelopment Corporation and Main Street organization, and he continuously lends his many talentsto programs that advance community and economic prosperity in Greater Lafayette. Mr. Gall servesas chairperson of the Downtown Development Council, a group of downtown stakeholders, whoimplement the Main Street four-point plan. Mr. Gall also donates hundreds of hours to the planningof the Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival every August as chair of the organizing committee.Mr. Gall’s strong leadership and commitment to the Greater Lafayette community have beenrecognized by the mayors of Lafayette and West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County Commissioners.In February, Greater Lafayette Commerce recognized his company TJ Gall & Associates as SmallBusiness of the Month because of its exemplary record of business excellence.The departure of Mr. Gall is a great loss, but a terrific gain for your community. I highly recommendhim for a position with your company. I look forward to discussing Mr. Gall in more detail. Pleasedo not hesitate to contact me at 765-742-4044 or email,Joseph H. SeamanPresident and CEO
  32. 32. April 2010To Whom It May Concern:I would like to recommend Tom Gall for your consideration as part of any company ororganization that needs a tenacious and enthusiastic team member. Tom has worked as a partnerwith the Lafayette – West Lafayette Convention & Visitors Bureau on many projects. We find him tobe a wonderful resource for trailblazing signage, for researching and offering us in-kind assistance, aswell as advise on developing our new informational kiosk for our downtown. He is anoutstanding volunteer who has run, and raised significant sponsorship funds for some of the mostnotable festivals in the area. Tom is dependable, detail oriented and someone we could always counton to do things right. He is truly a team player.I have always found Tom to be a “can do” sort of person, so even when we “threw him a curve ball”or something that he hadn’t done before, he could figure out a way to do it and to do it well. Wehave also been impressed with his professionalism through the toughest times and his “roll up yoursleeves and get the job done” attitude with whatever the task was in our community.Tom’s skills and deep understanding of the organizing and running of festivals, fundraising, trailprojects, signage, and community involvement makes him outstanding to work with. Hisunderstanding of how government and not-for-profits must do business gives him a major advantageover others. He brings his personal and work experiences to any task given to him and that makesTom a vitally important member of any team.Tom would be an asset to any organization that gives him the opportunity. Please feel free to contactme if you have any questions.Sincerely,Joann “Jo” L. WadePresident 301 FRONTAGE ROAD ★ LAFAYETTE, INDIANA ★ 47905-4564 ★ 765.447.9999 ★ 800.872.6648 FAX:765.447.5062 ★ E-MAIL: ★ WEB SITE: