CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT Strategic Planning * Construction Management * Global Operations * Business Development Accomplished Executive with public and private sector experience in operations. P & L oversight, leading operations and strategic direction with full responsibility for bottom-line factors, including long-range planning, project management and business development processes. Result oriented, decisive leader with proven success in new market identification and strategic positioning for multimillion-dollar organizations. Track record for increasing volume and growing bottom line, while spearheading operational improvements to drive productivity and reducing costs. Proven Executive that excels in dynamic and demanding environments, while remaining pragmatic and focused. CORE COMPETENCIES Construction Management * Estimating * Value Engineering Contract Preparation and Administration * Purchasing * Project Planning and Execution Strategic Marketing and Business Planning * Negotiations * JOC ( Job Order Contracts ) Organizational Design and Development * Design / Build * Risk Assessment and Management
Senior Vice President03/2008 to CurrentJHC Contractors, IncMiami, FL
Presently overseeing the day to day operations of this general contracting firm.
Presently working on numerous governmental, hospitality, commercial and multi-family construction projects with yearly revenues of over 80 million dollars and an approximate workforce of over 200 employees.
Current duties include, but not limited to: strategic marketing, planning, project procurement, contract preparation and administration, project planning and execution, managing project resources, preconstruction, estimating and budgeting.
Instrumental in acquiring a recurring multi-million dollar contract with the Facilities Maintenance Department of the Miami-Dade County Public School Board.
All while spearheading the 1.2 Billion dollar reconstruction of the Fontainebleau Hilton Hotel in Miami Beach and company's Job Order Contract Division ( JOC ) in the preconstruction and operations side of this contract with the City of Miami Beach.
Key Achievements: Substantially improved productivity, while effective reducing operational costs by 8%.
Developed marketing and business development strategies that increased annual company revenues by 16%.
Increased company revenues from $ 60 Million to over $ 80 Million by identifying and introducing new market sectors.
Vice President / Co-Owner10/2002 to 03/2008CS Bensch, IncFt. Lauderdale, FL
Directed multiple offices in the day to day operations of this multi-faceted general contracting firm, on numerous commercial, institutional, multi-family mid-rise and single family residential construction projects, with yearly revenues of over 100 million dollars and oversaw staffing and strategic directives for a workforce of over 250 employees.
Spearheaded vision, strategy and execution of a recurring multi-million dollar contract with the Miami-Dade County Public School System.
Duties included strategic marketing and planning, project procurement, contract preparation and administration, project planning and execution, managing project resources, preconstruction, estimating, value engineering, and budgeting.
Developed marketing and business development strategies that increased annual company revenues by 36%.
Successfully opened, staffed and supervised new Dade County branch offices for company.
Director of Construction09/2000 to 10/2002Jaxi Builders, IncMiami, FL
Directed / Managed this general contracting firm, specializing in mostly commercial and industrial type work, while ensuring optimal levels of efficiency from the middle management employees in order for projects to meet deadlines and within budgetary constraints.
Instrumental in the preparation and administration of all contract documents, including purchase orders and change orders, payment requisitions, vendor payables and receivables.
Providing ongoing project status to clients and company owners, actively advising and working out solutions to budgetary problems.
Effectively led project management team to proven successful project results in meeting schedules and budgets.
Returned Company to high profitability through strategic and efficient restructuring.
President / Owner03/1981 to 09/2000Rubi ConstructionMiami Lakes, FL
Successfully opened and managed this custom home construction business with efficiency and customer service in mind in order to maximize profits and create a repeat type business of elite and high-end clientele.
Established valuable contacts with different city officials, building departments, architects, engineers, suppliers and vendors to ensure a successful and profitable way of conducting business.
Created networking, marketing programs and procedures in order to ascertain new business.
Successfully started-up and ran my own construction company since the age of 22.
Commissioned as special inspector / supervisor for FEMA, after the Hurricane Andrew disaster in South Florida.
Bachelors of Science: Business Administration1 1984Trinity Southern University School of Architecture, University of MiamiPlano Miami, TX FLBusiness Administration