(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Experienced Facilities Manager professional with strong leadership and relationship-building skills. Focused manager successful for contractor negotiation and process improvement. Remains calm and poised in high pressure situations. Leverages in-depth knowledge of the industry trends and shifts to offer valuable insights on opportunities for new growth and expansion. Experienced in both Private and public Educational settings.

  • Operations management
  • Cross-functional team management
  • Staff development
  • Sound judgment.
  • Broad background
  • Calm under pressure
  • Complex problem solving
  • Fast track into roles
  • Project Planning and execution.
Education and Training
Villanova University Villanova, PA Expected in 07/2021 : IFMA Facilities Management Professional - GPA :

Completed IFMA Certified Facilities Management Professional Accreditation covering four components of Finance and Business, Operations Maintenance, Project Management and Leadership and Strategy.

RMIT Melbourne , Expected in 2022 Diploma : Property Managment - GPA :

Currently on hold with anticipation finishing Property Management Diploma which covers various aspects of core subjects in relation to Property/Facilities/Operations Management

Holmesglen Tafe Chadstone, Melbourne Expected in 1999 Diploma : Turf Management - GPA :
St Bede's College Mentone, Melbourne Expected in 1997 High School Diploma : Schooling - GPA :

Represented the school in AFL Football, Cricket and Golf at first team level.

Plnar - Director of Facilities and Maintenance
Austin, TX, 07/2019 - Current
  • Directs the ongoing operations of the Facilities and Maintenance Department to ensure that the facilities and surrounding grounds are maintained in a safe, clean and efficient manner.
  • Oversight of all facility related services, utilities contracts and construction projects.
  • Provides all long range planning for capital improvements and departmental operations.
  • Oversee annual maintenance and operations plan to insure the highest level of maintenance and routine care of all school district facilities and equipment.
  • Provide oversight for a preventative maintenance program for all school district equipment and facilities.
  • Implement and oversee a work order system which provides the accountability and data needed for proper work assignment, and management of the workload and staff utilization.
  • Supervise Construction/Renovation projects including the development of specifications and bid documents.
  • Develop and monitor and oversee 5 and 10 year capital improvement plan for capital needs of all school district facilities.
  • Oversee administration and coordination of the district maintenance staff, including employment, staff training, staff supervision and evaluation. 60 staff in total.
New Hope Solebury School District - Director of Operations
City, STATE, 01/2018 - 07/2019
  • Administer scheduling, hiring, supervision, development and evaluation of Maintenance, Grounds, Transportation, Security and Custodial staffing under school board policies, procedures and the performance, development and compensation plan.
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and school board guidelines and policies.
  • Prepare, present and manage Operations Department Budget.
  • Prepare, present and analyze reports as required.
  • Act as a liaison with community resources to ensure safety, security and emergency procedures and preparedness and coordination of events.
  • Develop long term department goals, objectives and measures.
  • Oversee the Maintenance, repairs of buildings, equipment, vehicles, utilities and furnishings.
  • Oversee groundskeeping, snow removal and athletic field presentation.
  • Oversee and manage Emergency Preparedness and Safety Programs.
  • Operation, inspections and cost analysis of utilities.
Mentone Grammar School - Property/Facilities Manager
City, STATE, 02/2011 - 09/2017
  • Maintain and develop the Facilities of the school to support the educational program offered by the school.
  • Manage all staff in the Property Team and all External Contractors.
  • Ensuring Major/Minor Capital projects are delivered according to the brief or specifications.
  • Preparation and Management of Budgets for all Campuses. $1.5m Operational $1-3m Capital $20m+ Major Capital
  • Management of a wide range of Building/Grounds activities in keeping with industry standards, statutory requirements and school policy.
  • Ensure all standards in regards to Occupational Health and Safety, Essential Services and Fire safety are followed.
  • Chief Fire Warden for the School. Planning Emergency Management programs for the safety of the school.
  • With increased growth of 43% of students over last 5 years school staffing has decreased but productivity has increased in this period of sustained growth. 1500 students
  • Involvement in Major Building projects.
  • Contractor management/negotiation
  • Capital Project Planning and Management
  • Successful completion of capital projects on-time and on budget.
  • Ensure all facilities are compliant in regards to safety for staff and students to utilise.
  • Thorough knowledge of Health and Safety as a leading member of our Occupational Health and Safety Committee. Course completed and refreshed in regards to Occupational Health and Safety legislation, standards and compliance codes in the workplace.
  • Direct report staff of 12, external contractor reports up to 50.
Mentone Grammar School - Grounds Property Manager- All Campuses
City, STATE, 02/2004 - 02/2011
  • Manage all Ground staff at all Campuses and external contractors.
  • Preparation and Management of Budgets.
  • Liaise with external users of facilities.
  • Maintain and Develop all facilities to the highest standard incorporating environmental aspects.
  • Ensure all standards in regards to Occupational Health and Safety,Essential Services and Fire Safety for the school.
  • Contractor Management
  • Act as Property/Maintenance Manager in the absence of Maintenance Manager
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials.
  • Member of the Delaware Valley School Facilities Managers Association.
  • Member of International Facility Management Association.

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School Attended

  • Villanova University
  • RMIT
  • Holmesglen Tafe
  • St Bede's College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Facilities and Maintenance
  • Director of Operations
  • Property/Facilities Manager
  • Grounds Property Manager- All Campuses


  • Diploma
  • Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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