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Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Facilities Manager with over 9 years of experience in planning, leading and improving facilities. Strategic in developing policies, managing different department. Enthusiastic and motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency. Focused on motivating staff and working with diverse personality types. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Work History
Jones Lang Lasalle Inc. - Facilities Manager Washington, DC 04/2018 - Current
  • Overseeing all buildings and grounds maintenance (private school with 5 buildings and 40 acres of land).
  • Responsible for ensuring the facilities are safe, up to code, and fully operational.
  • Responsible for managing contractors, training new employees, and working with third party vendors.
  • Negotiating the contracts, in charge of making sure these contracts are fulfilled, able to develop and maintain relationships with the vendors.
  • Work very closely with vendors to ensure that the companies are maximizing their resources.
  • Overseeing all aspects of equipment installation, maintenance, and repair for both internal and external services.
  • Planning building maintenance and operational programs.
  • Completing daily inspections and communicate directly with decision-makers to ensure that the business is running smoothly every day and generally involved in anything that breaches the safety, security, or usability of facilities.
  • Projecting future requirements regarding the company-client needs and determining the best upgrade path for equipment and infrastructure.
  • In charge of the plans for any necessary replacements and repairs, scheduling necessary maintenance and management tasks during the times that are least likely to disrupt the business and its employees.
  • Evaluating facility operations and personnel to ensure compliance with safety and health regulations.
  • Lead facility management staff and consultants in producing a business plan that focused on all aspects of facility operations, including setting priorities and job assignments.
  • Overseeing inventory by ordering precise quantities of stock and executing corrective actions to drive profitability.
  • Managing budget implementations, employee reviews, training, schedules and contract negotiations.
  • Organizing budgets, overseeing P&Ls and achieved margin targets consistently to stay on track with growth plans.
  • Working with support teams to resolve issues with product, service or accounting areas.
  • Enforcing quality assurance protocols to deliver ideal customer experiences.
The Basilica Of Saint Mary (Diocese Of Arlington) - Facilities Manager Alexandria, VA 06/2015 - 04/2018
  • Managing over a half-million square foot office space employing over 150 workers and two school buildings with over 750 students
  • Confer with engineers or other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, or provide technical information.
  • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, or repair to ensure that machines or equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications.
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of
    engineering principles.
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and to make recommendations to maintenance crew.
  • Research and analyze proposals, specifications, manuals, or other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, or maintenance requirements of designs or Education and Training applications.
  • Assist with ongoing property improvement plan and preventive maintenance.
  • Perform personnel functions such as supervision of production workers, technicians, and other engineers, or design of evaluation programs.
  • Inspect building's structures to determine the need for repairs or renovations.
  • Plan and coordinate all installations (telecommunications, HVAC, electrical, plumbing...).
  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards.
  • Handle insurance plans and service contracts.
  • Keep financial and non-financial records.
The Basilica Of Saints Mary - Senior Maintenance Engineer Alexandria, VA 09/2012 - 06/2015
  • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.
  • Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.
  • Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment.
  • Test electrical circuits or components for continuity, using electrical test equipment.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
  • Order parts, supplies, and equipment from catalogs and suppliers, or obtain them from storerooms.
  • Paint or repair roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, plaster, drywall, or other parts of building structures.
  • Examine objects, systems, or facilities and analyze information to determine needed installations, services, or repairs
  • Implemented preventive maintenance practices and upheld equipment guidelines to reduce downtime.
  • Quickly responded to internal service calls regarding malfunctioning equipment and completed repairs effectively, improving overall employee satisfaction by 92%.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Meet with vendors or suppliers to discuss products used in repair work.
  • Compute estimates and actual costs of factors such as materials, labor, or outside contractors.
Baltimore City and County - US Aquatics - Assistant Maintenance Supervisor Beltsville, MD 06/2010 - 09/2012
  • Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel Inspect, test, and measure completed work, using devices such as hand tools or gauges to verify conformance to standards or repair requirements.
  • Reviewed technical documentation to perform accurate repairs on diverse equipment.
  • Requisition materials and supplies, such as tools, equipment, or replacement parts.
  • Assessed operating conditions and adjusted settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity.
  • Customer relations specialist
  • Organized
  • Unsurpassed work ethic
  • Dependable
  • Natural leader
  • Employee relations
  • Superb time management skills
  • Project planning and development
  • Cost-reduction methods
  • Leadership and supervision
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Maintenance and repair
  • Relationship building
  • Operations management
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Project management
  • Client account management
  • Budgeting
2012 University of Belgrade ( Faculty of Law) Belgrade Bachelor of Science: Bachelor of Law
2006 Mechanical and Traffic School of Cacak - Serbia High School Diploma: Mechanical Technician/Engineer

National Associations of Power Engineers - Falls Church, Va

  • Principles of Electricity - 2017
  • Low Pressure Boilers - 2017
  • Air Conditioning I - 2017
  • The Managing Engineer - 2018
  • R410a and New Refrigerants - 2018 (accreditation seminar)
  • High Pressure Boilers - 2019
  • Electrical System, Code and Theory - 2019

Mainstream Engineering - Rockledge, FL

  • Preventive Maintenance Technician - 2017
  • R-410a Technician - 2017
  • Indoor Air Quality Technician - 2017
  • Green HVAC/R Certified Technician - 2017
  • Hydrocarbon and Hydrofluoro-Olefin Certified Technician - 2017

APPA - Alexandria, VA

  • CEFP (Certified Educational Facilities Professional) - attending

IFMA - Houston, TX

  • FMP (Facility Management Professional) - attending
  • DCRA - DC 3rd Class Steam Engineer
  • Esco Institute - CFC Universal Technician
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Experienced Facilities Manager with excellent client and project management skills. Action-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences.

Summary of Qualifications
  • CPR/AED Certified
  • Firearm licensed in District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia
  • Unarmed security:  DCJS state of Virginia
  • Excellent communication
  • Computer proficient
  • Experience in site-selection analysis
  • CCTV surveillance
  • Report writing
Beacon Hill Staffing | Washington, DC Facilities Coordinator 06/2018 - Current
  • Aid senior leadership during the executive decision-making process by generating daily reports to recommend corrective actions and improvements.
  • Assist with  and supervise coordination of cubicle moves and special events.
  • Identified and solved complex problems impacting operations management and business direction.
  • Tagged, organized and stored physical files.
  • Generated shipment invoices, prepared packages and set up courier deliveries for customers.
Allied Security | Washington, DC Security Officer 01/2017 - Current
  • Monitor security cameras and fire, building and alarm systems.
  • Report all incidents, accidents and medical emergencies to law enforcement.
  • Patrolles the facility and served as a general security presence and visible deterrent to crime and rule infractions.
  • Issue security badges and visitor passes to all guests.
  • Monitored loading dock and recorded all activity in a daily officer report.
ICMCARC | Washington, DC Facilities Manager 06/2017 - 12/2017
  • Oversaw building improvements to update facilities and meet tenant requirements.
  • Coordinated with onsite managers, liaison officers and other outside agencies regarding safety and preventive maintenance.
  • Led investigations into system issues and planned fixes to minimize downtime and control costs.
  • Answered all building emergencies and directed an efficient response.
  • Planned maintenance activities in accordance with budget limitations, building use needs and operational requirements.
HBC Management Service | Alexandria, VA Security Officer 01/2016 - 12/2017
  • Checked passes and credentials of persons seeking to enter the property.
  • Performed thorough X-ray screenings.
  • Inspected parking lot to verify that vehicles were properly parked and displayed parking permits.
  • Monitored loading dock and recorded all activity in a daily officer report.
  • Communicated with supervisors regarding any issues that occurred while on duty.
  • Issued security badges and visitor passes to all guests.
American Operations Corporation | Chantilly, VA Facilities Manager 01/2008 - 06/2016

• Provided direct interface and frequent communication with government points of contact and multidisciplinary teams including architects, engineers, and construction specialists.
• Duties included data gathering, analysis, testing and concept development, space and occupancy planning, updating the facilities management process, and transition management.
• Project Manager for NAVSEA HQ physical office moves, furniture installations, and reconfiguring work areas.
• Coordinated with and supervise staff that performs cubicle moves and special event setups in various buildings.  Ability to interpret blueprints and specifications.
• Serve as a key customer service lead processing approximately 60 parking requests per day for visitors, contractors and government personnel for over 4,500 spaces at NAVSEA HQ/Washington Navy Yard base.
• With government approval, responsible for distributing parking permits and DOD decals; monitor and update MS Excel file retaining parking data on a weekly basis and communicate irregularities to the Facilities Manager.
• Monitor Facilities "HelpDesk", answering over 40 customer service calls per day from NAVSEA HQ personnel regarding AC/Heating problems, plumbing issues, employee accidents, etc.

Connecticut Bar Association | New Britain, CT Facilities Coordinator 07/2006 - 02/2007

• Managed building security, access, and office keys; stayed on call
for building emergencies.
• Assisted with setting up and breaking down conference rooms; participated in safety committee
meetings and implemented measures to increase safety awareness; managed utilities and
energy conservation.
• Made daily bank deposits and delivered weekly backup tape to safe deposit box; scheduled and
coordinated delivery service pickups; checked incoming deliveries for completeness and
condition, and distributed as required.
• Researched alternatives for minimizing shipping costs; assisted in inventory control; ordered all
office and media supplies staff; provided assistance to and backup support for the production
• Managed office moves, coordinated with company employees in cubicles for office reconfiguration; interfaced with property manager regarding any issues; attended staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.

Education and Training
Fairmont State University | | Fairmont, WV, United States Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

This program provided expertise in law enforcement, investigations, corrections, criminal law, research and theory.  

U.S. Army | United States Supply Armor Specialist

•Receiving, inspecting, loading, segregating, and delivering installation supplies and equipment.
•Operating unit-level computers
•Preparing all unit and organizational supply documents.
•Maintaining automated supply system for accounting of organizational and installation supplies and equipment.
•Issuing and receiving small arms
•Securing and controlling weapons and ammunition in security areas
•Scheduling and performing preventive and organizational maintenance on weapons
•Coordinating supply activities
•Posting transactions to organizational and installation property books and supporting transaction files

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Versatile Building Operation Manager experienced in Project Engineering and Construction Management. Assertive and enthusiastic, with extensive knowledge of mechanical systems. 

  • Project management
  • Carpentry and plumbing
  • HVAC 
  • Strategic planning
  • Process improvement 
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Dedicated
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Time management
  • Strong communicator
  • ​Facilities management
  • Organized and detail-oriented
Facilities Management Consulting Danielson, CT Owner 01/2017 to Current
  • Offer performance improvement; strategy and transformation; procurement and supply chain management.  
  • Synthesize overall strategy by analyzing a wide variety of solutions.
  • Select the most relevant tools and techniques to meet specific client requirements.
  • Offer insightful recommendations and data-fueled strategies to help  clients address some of their most complex issues.
  • Deliver value through the application of technology, strategy, and process improvement.
  • Understand technical, construction, and fire protection drawings and specifications.
  • Experienced with building information modeling and design. 
  • Analytical with sound engineering techniques and skills.
  • Ability to identify, define, and articulate client requirements.
  • Apply logical thinking to design and present solutions.
  • Strong communicator and confident in building rapport.
Westborough Public Schools Westborough, MA Director of Buildings and Grounds 02/2014 to 01/2017
  • Supervise, direct, and participate in the performance of all custodial and maintenance activities. 
  • Knowledgeable in the areas of plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical maintenance, carpentry, and general maintenance.
  • Maintain the school facilities in a condition of operating excellence, cleanliness, and safety.
  • Order and receive supplies and equipment, and maintain necessary inventories.
  • Conduct ongoing general maintenance, upkeep, and repair.
  • Supervise and maintain the school grounds.
Harmony Hill School Chepachet, RI Facilities Superintendent 07/2006 to 12/2012
  • Plan and coordinate all installations (telecommunications, heat, electricity etc.) and refurbishments.
  • Manage the upkeep of equipment and supplies to meet health and safety standards.
  • Inspect buildings' structures to determine the need for repairs or renovations.
  • Review utilities consumption and strive to minimize costs.
  • Supervise all staff facilities staff (custodians, technicians, groundskeepers etc.) and external contractors.
  • Control activities like parking space allocation, waste disposal, building security etc.
  • Perform analysis and forecasting.
Burrillville School Department Burrillville, RI Facilities Manager 02/1996 to 06/2006
  • Completed routine preventative maintenance.
  • Troubleshooted equipment by running electrical and electronic testing devices.
  • Recorded the type and cost of maintenance and repair work.
  • Completed daily rounds to inspect facilities equipment.
  • Conducted preventative maintenance on HVAC systems.
  • Managed and updated equipment records.
  • Inspected and tested machinery to diagnose malfunctions.
Business Management Quinebaug Valley Community College, Danielson, CT, United States
Certifications and Licenses
Certified Building Operator BOC-1 (2004) BOC-2(2005)
Licensed Public Drinking Water and Treatment Supply Operator State of RI.
Licensed Asbestos Inspector
Licensed Pesticide Applicator
Certified Procurement Official State of MA.
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Professional Summary
High performing operations and technical services leader. Problem solver. Expertise in creating transformative operations, developing high performing teams and focusing on continuous improvement to exceed expectations. Driving to zero loss in all areas. Passionate communicator who leads organizations to achieve and sustain performance levels previously thought to be unreachable.
Work History
Plant Manager, 08/2017 to 11/2017
General Mills Chanhassen, Minnesota
    The leader for all plant operations and technical services with overall responsibilities for safety, quality, production, engineering and logistics. Led a plant leadership team of 7 and a production team of 350 and a contingent workforce of 270. Single source supplier of baked goods.

Plant Manager , 01/2008 to 08/2017
General Mills Covington , Georgia
  • Delivered leadership of largest multi site and most strategic cereal and snacks plant in General Mills; $96MM budget and 60MM cases. Managed leadership team of 9 direct reports and 380 non-union production team members and a contingent workforce of 200 
  • Led plant to consistently being ranked in the top 10% of all GMI plants through innovative high performance work system development and continuous advancements in technology
  • Led all plants in workforce efficiency(cases/labor hour)
  • Reduced Total Injury Rate by 60% through culture change/grass roots ownership
  • Led numerous facility expansions totaling over $100MM in capital
  • Delivered $750M average energy savings for 7 straight years through innovative process that became the company standard. Recognized as company "Energy Champion" and by GA Governor for sustainability leadership
  • Consistently delivered over 3.5% productivity during 9 year tenure ranking amongst the top plants
  • Led a major continuous improvement and reliability culture change increasing line performance 3%/year creating 2MM cases of capacity
  • Selected as the model plant to host company worldwide meeting of all cereal business leaders
  • Led development/implementation of "Lead with Safety" training for all North American Supply Chain leaders
Plant Manager, 07/2004 to 01/2008
General Mills Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Provided leadership for all plant and offsite warehouse operations to include direct management of leadership team of 7 and production workforce of 200 and a contingent workforce of 50. Single source supplier of Snacks
  • Led plant from lowest overall performance rating in North America to top 3 ranked plant in one year 
  • Delivered 2X productivity annual goal while increasing plant total volume output by 33%
  • Achieved record safety performance with fewest injuries in 20 year history of plant while reducing worker's comp costs by 30%
  • Leader on North America Supply Chain employee relations executive strategy team
Assistant Plant Manager/Program Manager , 09/2002 to 07/2004
General Mills Hannibal, Missouri
  • Led largest capital project ($70MM) in company to consolidate production following Pillsbury acquisition
  • Delivered $23MM in acquisition savings to Supply Chain
  • Led the hiring, training, and work system development for 100 production team members.Transitioned workforce from 3 shift to 4 crew system
  • Delivered plant's highest engagement survey results with highlights in communication, safety, and trust.
Operations Manager, 10/2000 to 09/2002
General Mills Covington, Georgia
Facilities Manager, 05/1999 to 10/2000
General Mills Toledo, Ohio
Packaging Department Manager, 01/1998 to 05/1999
General Mills Covington, Georgia
Team Leader , 06/1994 to 01/1998
General Mills Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Lieutenant; Surface Warfare Officer , 05/1988 to 06/1994
U.S. Navy Virginia Beach , Virginia
Bachelor of Science : History (with Distinction), U.S. Naval Academy - Annapolis
Community Leadership
Executive Board Member State of Georgia ABLE Corporation. Appointed by Governor
Founder GMI/Newton County Schools partnership providing employment for young adults with learning disabilities
Covington YMCA Cheerios Challenge Planning Board Member
Champion Sponsor Newton County Arts Council
Newton County 2050 Vision Board Member
Chamber Champion Newton County Chamber of Commerce