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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Hardworking Sole Founder & C.E.O. Of ADC Contracting company,

Claire Investment's Advisory and financing Company, I'm a Founder passionate about building companies from within by attracting intelligent and productive professionals. Quality-driven leader focused on growth and experienced in fundraising, customer acquisition and executive management. Innovative company designer with 28 years of experience solving chronic deficiencies and driving growth. Self-motivated professional successful in seizing viable opportunities for expansion and innovation in business. Background in increasing profits, reducing costs, and transforming customer service standards. Experienced in leading and supervising operational and sales teams. Multi-talented Founder successful at managing any company role to maximize business success from initiation. Visionary startup leader with exceptional history of raising capital across multiple funding rounds from investors and taking companies to Initial Public Offerings. Thoughtful leader of workplace and employees with introduction of innovative office norms to boost productivity and worker satisfaction. President with over 28 years of successful experience in [Skill] and [Skill]. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in Residential & Commercial Construction industry. Strengths in all areas of Construction, From Intial floor plans to the Final design, build, I'm Very Fluent In Handling a Crew or home owner/business Owner Professionally, without getting Irritated & I've been backed by training in Design & Building Management, Company Dynamics & I've learned how over the last 28 years, to be more Understanding to the needs of our Employees, sub contractors etc...

  • Building, demolition and renovation
  • Construction management
  • Reading blueprints
  • Estimating
  • Procedures development
  • Design and planning
  • Operations management
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Business administration
  • Consulting
  • Proficient in "word"+"Peachtree" "Excell"
  • Negotiation
  • Budgeting
  • Management
  • Business planning
  • Staff Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply solutions development
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Financial Management
  • Business Development
  • Contract Management
  • Strategic planning
Work History
06/1993 to Current Founder & CEO Cushman & Wakefield | Quincy, MA,
  • Oversaw business budget planning and administration, accounting functions, purchasing and weekly payroll to handle financial needs.
  • Streamlined Contracting operations and budgeted effectively to decrease spending by 35%.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels 250%.

Hired and supervised training over Hundreds of Construction employees of different trades, I.E. Concrete workers, Carpenters, Siding Crews, Roofers, Electricians, Plumbers, Sheetrock hangers & Finishers, Among other Trades, As well as warranty Training for several Different Types of Building Materials From Different Companies over a period of 27 Years.

03/1998 to Current Founder & CEO Quick Investments | City, STATE,

Fostered new business through participation in trade shows and initiating communications with prospective clients via phone and email .

  • Negotiated terms of business acquisitions to increase business base, solidify market presence and diversify offerings.
  • Reviewed individual department performance and worked with leadership to improve processes, procedures and practices.
  • Participated in high-level hiring decisions for key leadership positions, conducted senior hire interviews and nominated new board members.
  • Conducted target market research to scope out industry competition and identify advantageous trends.
  • Stayed current with market trends to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Cultivated forward-thinking, inclusive and performance-oriented business culture to lead industry in innovation and push progress.
  • Increased business profits 18% by streamlining processes and trimming unnecessary positions.
  • Directed technological improvements, reducing waste and business bottlenecks.
  • Oversaw daily administrative operations, including Scheduling conflicts from Vendors or Clients, Management, & Employees. I Advised Middle Management on different Ways to teach the sales and marketing teams to perform at their highest possible functioning level, Making sure that everything is going as perceived and how to keep them,(the client's) calm in the face of diversity; Ex. If the stock market dropped, Which easily could cause a little less comfort to them to the clients than what they've been used to.
  • Facilitated over $20-$50,000 in annual business for 8+ years.
  • Interviewed, supervised and motivated 25 staff members to achieve optimal productivity.
  • Forecasted and directed effective management and financial control, eliminating over $4-$4500 in debt per Anum.
  • Drove performance initiatives, facilitating 8-12%% Gross revenue increase
  • Capitalized on SEO strategies to develop and implement marketing initiatives such as initial analysis, Competitor analysis and Google Adwords, "Search" Google Advertising as well as several other website's & their packages.
  • Integrated new media and web advertising initiatives into client's marketing strategies to enhance brand awareness.
  • Maintained 100% client retention while negotiating, executing Corporate Buyout and restructuring & some OTC "pink sheet" agreements with clients.
  • Managed all aspects of Research & Development division,Streamlining production by Testing, Inspection, Test More, Focus groups, Patents, through production.
  • Initiated operational improvements using lean methodologies to drive efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
03/1998 to 06/2006 Executive Engineer Collier International | City, STATE,
  • Complied with planning legislation and code regulations for project implementation.
  • Incorporated mentoring and prioritized tasks to manage staff performance and development.
  • Identified needs and oversaw design and delivery of projects using project management, contract management and financial management procedures.
  • Maintained and proactively developed culture of workplace health and safety resulting in excellent OSHA ENR scores.
  • Supervised, controlled and carried out engineering and ancillary services.
  • Determined necessary steps to bring systems into compliance.
  • Applied cost management techniques to control budgets while maintaining service delivery.
  • Executed staff training and quality control checks to manage engineering and administrative workforce.
  • Designed project specifications and blueprints for structures.
  • Designed detailed budget for engineering equipment and projects.
  • Implemented Software into daily procedures of general projects.
  • Kept detailed records of project progress and budgets.
  • Inspected equipment before and after use.
  • Trained employees on safety and project procedures.
  • Coordinated responses to RFIs issued by contractors for Type operations.
  • Oversaw quality assurance protocols to optimize designs.
  • Responded to technical concerns Clairely and effectively devised solutions.
  • Interpreted extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical and diagram form.
  • Planned and coordinated construction projects such as Type and Type.
  • Presented drawings to project managers and incorporated recommended changes.
  • Examined project specifications to design effective schedules, budgets and project scopes.
  • Managed various stages of construction projects.
  • Researched and investigated project requirements.
  • Designed, prototyped and tested Type systems.
  • Verified construction documentation to meet client requirements and vision.
  • Altered and modified mechanical designs to meet requirements and eliminate malfunctions.
  • Supervised Number employees throughout design and execution of Type projects.
  • Made and checked complex engineering computations Clairely and accurately.
  • Followed up with external contractors, project owners and other stakeholders to gather information and resolve issues.
  • Used Software to process data compiled from field for performance assessments.
  • Specified material for production use in alignment with environmental concerns and budget constraints.
  • Collaborated with on-site directors, operations managers and supervisors on engineering projects.
  • Designed budgets worth over $Amount for projects, delegating funds for Type and Type supplies.
  • Applied mathematical skills and understanding of engineering principles to design new products, tools and systems.
  • Inspected Type equipment before, during and after projects to maintain progression and functionality.
  • Performed quality control procedures on equipment and materials.
  • Implemented safety and accident prevention programs for each project.
  • Forecasted labor budgeting needs and presented proposals to financial department.
  • Reviewed and complied with local building codes and zone regulations.
  • Prepared various exhibits for attorneys for public meetings, zoning commission meetings and legal resolutions.
  • Managed project documents, blueprints and specifications.
  • Managed $Amount capital budget for engineering and maintenance projects.
  • Monitored project progress, ensuring conformance to design specifications and safety standards.
  • Studied blueprints and stayed up to date on latest Type technologies for best-in-class Type work.
02/1999 to 04/2002 Superintendent Jo-Mar Investment's | City, STATE,
  • Managed site development with assistance from civil engineers and complied with city and county ordinances.
  • Supervised subcontractors to enforce adherence to OSHA regulations and work safety guidelines.
  • Supervised contractor work processes and adherence to project schedule.
  • Maintained zero site accidents and lost work days for 2 years.
  • Verified completed projects met approved time, quality and cost estimates.
  • Supported work of superintendents and liaised with off-site designers.
  • Maintained records and logs of work performed and materials and equipment used.
  • Built and maintained vendor relationships, serving as main liaison for gaining building access.
  • Maintained heavy equipment, tools and machinery.
  • Read plans and blueprints and communicated to workers.
  • Scheduled vendor and service companies for various types of operations.
  • Communicated daily with vendors to keep project fully operational.
  • Planned, coordinated and managed operations and field safety programs for building construction, and infrastructure and public works projects.
  • Kept sites compliant with OSHA, federal, state and local regulations to prevent unnecessary delays.
  • Executed basic trade activities such as electrical, mechanical, plumbing, piping, carpentry, concrete work, monitoring safety regulations and performing other duties as assigned.
  • Oversaw all daily office operations and equipment maintenance.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Oversaw employee attendance record, handled payroll and ordered new materials for sites.
  • Delegated assignments based on plans, project needs and knowledge of individual team members.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new workers.
Expected in to to Associate of Science | Custom Cad And Auto Body Design Hart Tech, Missouri City, MO, GPA:
Expected in 04/1993 to to High School Diploma | Fulton High School, Fulton, Mo, GPA:
  • Completed professional development in [Business Ethics &Mgt)
  • Professional development completed in [Custom Auto Body Tech.
  • Awarded The prestigious award for professional business owners, Naming off the "Who's Who of business Professionals," Circa years ..2004, 05, 07, 11, 14, 18.
  • Member of Lake Ozark and Osage Beach chamber of commerce, Voted 1 in Quality control and Professionalism for Myself and Certain Crew Members.

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