Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Highly motivated, effective and experienced problem solver and business-minded corporate Architect, seeking to utilize unique experience, leadership skills and effective communication to leverage resources to achieve Facility Management excellence by engaging management, operations and construction professionals in the process, mentoring and supporting team members to strengthen individual skills and achieve career goals, and motivating and leading teams to success through efficient and effective management of resources and assets.

  • Leadership
  • Master Planning
  • Effective Communication
  • Design
  • Asset Management
  • Consensus Building
  • Project Management
  • Technology
  • Planned 10 year growth strategy for FedEx World Hub to expand airfield to accommodate B757, B767 and B777 aircraft, package sort system expansion to 180,000 pieces per hour, and infrastructure investments to improve traffic control, facility and system reliability and modernization.
  • Established Office of Architecture and Planning to coordinate and communicate Campus needs with System capital projects, designed and managed Campus funded construction projects, upgraded office to Revit, implementation of Archibus.
Director, Office of Architecture and Planning, 05/2015 to 2016
Fedex Cross BorderCentral Point, OR,
  • Position eliminated due to reorganization, January 2016
  • Architect of Record for all University funded projects.
  • Lead office team of architects, engineers, interior designers and project managers to support Campus needs for growth, change, security, accessibility and technology by providing space planning, cost estimating, scope definition and programming, preparation of construction documents, conceptual design and feasibility assessment, bidding and negotiation, furniture, fixtures and equipment selection and construction management services.
  • Manage external architecture, engineering and construction services contracts.
  • Administer the Facilities Renovation Project Request system.
  • Develop and implement the Campus Master Plan.
  • Lead implementation of Archibus software system for facility management.
Technical Advisor, 09/2006 to 05/2015
Bhdp ArchitectureCincinnati, OH,
  • Provide leadership and expertise to develop and guide high performance teams to establish the most effective plan for the FedEx World Hub.
  • Establish requirements, recognize opportunities, identify and develop alternatives, determine costs, recommend alternatives, present to senior management for decisions, prioritization and placement of projects into planning calendar.
  • Develop methodology to ensure that plans and analysis tools are consistent across Divisions in order to evaluate and prioritize for allocation of limited capital resources.
  • Establish analysis processes and establish processes to validate compliance.
  • Serve as departmental interface for technical issues involving the Global Planning System (GPS) facility planning asset management system, and coordinate GPS output to ensure consistency.
  • Direct development and implementation of new portfolio planning and asset management tools and techniques, and modifications to existing tools.
  • Train and develop technical skills of departmental engineers, architects and professional staff.
  • Consult with International departments to establish data gathering means and methods to support implementation of facility planning tools and migration to GPS.
  • Develop long range and fiscal year facility capital budgets.
  • Establish prioritization criteria to meet capital targets.
  • Ensure projects initiated with sufficient time to implement.
  • Direct development of facility plans, costs and impacts for new product and unique challenges.
  • Create standards and methods to establish design and performance criteria.
  • Manage external vendor contracts for planning, design, construction and conditions assessment.
  • Serve on Disaster Recovery and Contingency Operations (DRACO) team for the Memphis Hub to support business continuity plan.
  • Following are highlights of significant and high profile projects and programs:
  • 2014 Hub Modernization Program
  • 2013 Hydrogen Generation Facility, Cold Chain Facility
  • 2012 International Clearance Expansion, 180K Sort Expansion
  • 2011 Hub 2020 Reliability Program
  • 2010 B777 Aircraft Introduction
  • 2006 German Hub Relocation
  • 2005 Asian Hub Relocation, A380 Aircraft Introduction
Facility Planning Advisor, 10/1997 to 09/2006
FedExCity, STATE,
  • Provide leadership, expertise and guidance in order to develop most cost effective facility plan for Asian and European Divisions.
  • Provide recommended course of action for facility project implementation.
  • Design and develop business tools to manage facility portfolio.
  • Design and develop GPS to record and manage facility plans across divisions.
  • Develop strategic and tactical facility plans for Asia and Europe.
  • Project Management of multi-functional teams to develop consensus plans.
  • Develop 5-Year capital plans based on system form functional specifications.
  • Develop long-term Asia and Europe Hub growth strategy.
Architect/Information Systems Manager, 03/1994 to 10/1997
Taylor Gardner ArchitectsCity, STATE,
  • Lead design teams for successful completion of projects.
  • Coordinate with consultant engineers to ensure compliance with design intent.
  • Manage Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) systems, train staff on effective use and monitor compliance.
  • Projects:
  • Collierville High School
  • Jostens Display Showroom
  • Ridgeway Middle School
  • FedEx Hub, Alliance ­ Fort Worth.
Intern Architect, 06/1990 to 03/1994
Architecture IncorporatedCity, STATE,
  • Assist staff architects in development of design projects primarily in Historic Preservation.
  • Projects:
  • Bray Hall, Lane College
  • Southbank, Corinth Post Office.
  • Hunt Phelan House
  • B. B. King's Restaurant and Blues Club.
Master of Business Administration: Strategy and Management, Expected in 2013
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
Bachelor of Architecture: Architecture, Expected in 1990
University Of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN
Additional Information
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Certified, 1994 State of Tennessee, Registered Architect, 1994
  • Awards & Recognition FedEx Express Five Star Awards, 2005 and 2006 16 Bravo Zulu, FedEx Special Recognition Awards, 1997 - 2015 Heartist, Memphis Child Advocacy Center, 2000 - 2015
  • World class knowledge of business needs from design professionals
  • Simplification and reduction of complex problems and opportunities
  • Communication of alternatives and recommendation for action

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