Vp Global Business Development Aviation Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Executive Profile

Lou Russo is an innovative and seasoned executive with thirty-six years progressive of management experience. He has a documented success in leading the capture, delivery and management of complex development programs.  Lou has a demonstrated  ability to ascertain and analyze needs of clients, forecast new business and capture work in the aviation market sector. His aviation experience spans both the private and municipal sectors. Lou has a well-deserved reputation for being a leader and a mentor and has developed high performance teams in the US and abroad.

Skill Highlights
  • Strategic airport planning and implementation
  • Business and product development
  • Program and construction management means and methods
  • Leadership/communication skills
  • Complex large contract negotiation skills
  • Customer-oriented
  • Trusted adviser
  • Profit and loss accountability
  • Proven ability to attract top talent for large programs
Core Accomplishments

  • Increased Parsons Aviation sales gross profit by 25% per year from 2011-2015.
  • 2016 led Parsons Transportation with a 90% win rate delivering $80 million in gross profit produced.
  • Executive management responsibility for development programs with an aggregate value of more than thirty billion dollars.
  • Delivered over 240 capital projects, 94% were completed on or ahead of schedule and 98% were completed on budget.
Professional Experience
2011 to Current
VP Global Business Development Aviation Nvr, Inc. Lanham, MD,

Responsible for global aviation business development. Develop and implement strategic plan for the global aviation market capturing and winning; Mexico City, Seattle, Atlanta, Raleigh, Singapore, Calgary, LaGuardia, Miami, Memphis, Los Angeles.

Identify and propose strategies to capitalize and identify future trends and opportunities in the aviation market place. Identify and position for major strategic airport project opportunities. Increased Parsons gross profit sold by $240 million. ​

Singapore International Airport $20B
New Mexico City Airport PM/CM $14B
Seattle Airport Expansion PM/C$10B
Miami North and South Terminals CMAR $5.6B
Atlanta International Re-Development PM/CM $7.6B
Baltimore Washington International CM $5.4B
Houston George Bush Re-Development PM/CM $6B
Metropolitan Washington Airport PM/CM $5.6B
Calgary International Airport New Runway CMAR $1.3B
Raleigh Durham International Airport Re-Development $1B
01/1998 to 11/2010
Senior Director of Planning and Development Hillsborough County Aviation Authority City, STATE,

Provide leadership, vision, innovation, and direction for the 60 member Planning and Development Department for Tampa International Airport. Responsible for civil and environmental engineering, architectural design, planning, construction management, and development program services.

  • Directed, planned, and implemented $2.5 billion in airport redevelopment.
  • Identified and implemented measures to improve operations, increase cost effectiveness and productivity.
  • Developed strategy to implement design build delivery approach by qualification, the first of its kind in the aviation industry.
1985 to 1998
AVP Senior Construction Project Manager Barnett Banks, Inc. City, STATE,

Provided statewide planning and development services for financial institution for both retail and non retail banking functions. responsible for delivering one billion per year capital planning and improvement program.

  • Barnett Banks, Inc. Employee of the Year 1989.
05/1982 to 11/1985
Construction Project Manager Paragon Construction Group, Inc. City, STATE,

Construction project management of new 42 story commercial high-rise office building in downtown Tampa. Coordination and planning of base building elements and tenant suite construction.

  • Selection, management and scheduling of subcontractors.
  • Project scheduling and estimating.
  • Site Safety / OSHA Compliance.
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Building Construction
University of Florida - Gainesville, Florida
Expected in
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science
University of Florida - Gainesville, Florida
Airport Council International, ACI
American Association of Airport Executives, AAAE
Design-Build Institute of America, DBIA
Certified Construction Manager, CCM
Parsons Certified Project Manager, PMP

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School Attended
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  • University of Florida
Job Titles Held:
  • VP Global Business Development Aviation
  • Senior Director of Planning and Development
  • AVP Senior Construction Project Manager
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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