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

Accomplished/Experienced Design Consultant and Project Manager focused on organizational facility improvements through detailed analysis, process/design improvement, client advocacy, communication, and implementation. Well-versed in collaborating with stakeholders to develop comprehensive solutions to established objectives. Dedicated to cost, process, schedule, and resource optimization. Project management with expertise in managing priorities so that deadlines are met while exceeding expectations.

Professional Skills
  • Executive Sales and Sales Management
  • Owner's Representative/Client Advocacy
  • Consultative Approach
  • Process Improvement and Design
  • Project Management
Professional History
07/2014 to Current
Principal Design & Project Manager Consultant Wethersfield Public Schools Wethersfield, CT,
  • Retained, Fee-based Project Manager and Owner's Representative for $26Million new construction religious facility in Flagstaff, AZ. Responsibilities include ensuring Design & Construction Team adhere to established design & functional objectives, budget/schedule management, as well as supervision of Building Architect, Civil Engineering, and Construction Manager/GC. Primary interface with City Jurisdictions & University, value-engineering, and complex stakeholder management. Provide facilities assessment, needs analysis, programming, conceptual design, full project management, coordination, and quality control.
  • Retained, Fee-based Consultant, and Principal Designer to numerous Academic facilities with primary focus and preparation of analysis, programming, FF&E specifications, and design. Provided full project management, coordination, and quality control.
  • Fee-based Associate Consultant and Principal Designer to major horticultural lighting manufacturer and e-Commerce retailer for manufacturing facility’s process improvement and layout.
  • Retained, Fee-based Consultant to major aeronautical manufacturer for global supply chain & storage best practice initiatives.
  • Retained, Fee-based Consultant, and Principal Designer to Middle Eastern Government’s military storage infrastructure.
  • Fee-based Design Consultant and subsequent project management for Federal Health Care Facility’s storage requirements and improvements.
  • Retained Consultant for emerging robotics omni-channel venture with primary focus of market research and analysis, sales, marketing, and channel development
  • Prepared functional strategies and proposed concepts for client approval.
  • Consistently assured budget adherence.
  • Developed design deliverables that elevated, differentiated. and functioned on-brand and on-strategy.
  • Collaborated with vendors to align with functional requirements and specifications.
06/2007 to 07/2014
Vice President & US National Sales Manager Montel, Inc City, STATE,
  • Primary responsibility of managing and developing national distribution channel for unique suite of specialized architectural products utilizing innovative consultative approach and implementing Design/Build approach.
  • Direct design-development of specialized storage solution for new and emerging vertical market partners, resulting in long-term corporate partnerships. Included programming, functional analysis, product development, and supervised project management for nationwide rollout of 400+ locations within 2 year period.
  • Sole manager of all strategic US sales efforts for the company, implemented distribution development strategies which resulted in 13% growth in 2013 and over 60% since 2009.
  • Utilizing design background, refocused the consultative and technical sales aspect to the field process through training and example.
  • 70%+ retention rate of new distribution.
  • Established corporate National & International Accounts.
  • Key consultant and direct sales responsibility of high-profile niche projects.
  • Provide strategic direction for US Market.
  • Re-establishment of superior corporate branding within marketplace.
  • Identified opportunities to improve business process flows and overall departmental productivity.
05/2005 to 03/2007
Director of Museum and Library Design Central Business Group, City, STATE,
  • Primary responsibility to develop, manage, and achieve marketshare improvement of library and museum vertical markets throughout Northern and Central Ohio.
  • Increased niche market coverage by 160% in region.
  • Implemented new concept of combining fee-based design services with consultative sales practices to enable full capture of opportunities.
  • Utilized consultative sales ability to fully penetrate existing client base full-service approach.
  • Lead Design Consultant of signature regional projects.
  • Recognized excellence by manufacturer of storage products.
  • Noted recognition of achievement on manufacturer’s website (
09/1999 to 05/2005
Principal Capital Design Group City, STATE,
  • Successfully created and managed a focused Library and Museum Design Consultancy.
  • Established the firm as well-recognized resource for programming, design, space-planning, sales, and implementation project management of interior furniture/display/shelving/storage spaces for institutional entities libraries
  • Developed long-standing relationships with key institutional clients.
  • Created unique niche of furniture and display case design.
  • Smithsonian Institute Fellowship for Display Case Design Conservancy.
  • Numerous design awards including National First Ladies’ Library gown display case dedicated by First Lady Laura Bush.
  • Featured speaker at State of Ohio Library Conventions.
  • Guest lecturer to University students.
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B.A: Architecture
Marycrest College - Toledo, OH,
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA Assoc.) - Registration #38242339

  • Project Management Institute (PMP) - Registration #6332460
  • Professional Portfolio -

Western Reserve Academy

  • Len Carlson (330) 903-5615

Projects: 8+ major campus building projects over 18 years ($150MM+)

Responsibilities: Programming/Design/Specifications/Project Management

Glenney & Associates

  • Neil Glenney (602) 300-8006

Projects: Sunlight Supply (now Hawthorne/Scotts Miracle-Gro)

Responsibilities: Consulting/Process Flow/Design/Specifications

Mercatus International

  • Bill Rathsburg (602) 957-1397
  • Darren Lavery (480) 339-9024

Project: University of Arizona Health Sciences Library

Responsibilities: Design/Specifications - Library Archives

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