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Professional Skills

Project Management
Construction Estimating
Budget and Cost Analysis
Construction Scheduling
Leadership and Customer Development
Certified Passive House Consultant
AutoCAD Proficient
Adobe Creative Suite Proficient

Work Experience

RKF Architectural Products / Modern Group
Role: Office Manager
Duties: General office operation including: client meetings, project estimating and scheduling, project budget, profit analysis.
Dates: August 2013 - Present

GoDaddy.com Inc
Role: Project Leader
Duties: Collaborate with numerous team members to set goals, meet deadlines, train new employees, build and retain customer base for nearly 500 active customers.
Dates: December 2010 - August 2013

Formwerks Studios
Role: Project Manager
Duties: Creating and presenting design concepts to clients, setting and managing construction scopes programs and setting deadlines with contractors and various team members.
Dates: November 2008 - November 2010

PHIUS (Passive House Institute US)
Role: Building Envelope Analyst
Duties: Analyzing building details and developing strategies to positively impact building performance.
Dates: May 2007 - March 2010

CERL: The Army Corp of Engineers
Role: Research Assistant
Duties: Collecting and analyzing data to assist team members with the development of prediction based algorithms.
Dates: May 2006 - July 2008

Ecological Construction Laboratory
Role: Designer / Energy Specialist
Duties: Design and program development, community and client training and education.
Dates: May 2007 - March 2009


Master of Architecture
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
May 2008

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
May 2006

Publications, Awards and Leadership

Passive House Training Program Presenter
May 2008

Graduate Student Design Award Nominee
Fall 2006

Earl Prize for Design Excellence Nominee
Fall 2005

Volunteer Work

Regional Green Building Council
Role: Board Member
Dates: October 2010 - Present

Regional Green Building Council
Role: Volunteer Intern
Dates: May 2005 - May 2007

Ecological Design Consortium
Role: Treasurer
Dates: Fall 2005 - Spring 2006

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