Awarded National Top Job Award from NOMMA (National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association)
Managed largest demolition/rubble removal operation in Haiti post 2010 Earthquake
Developed/managed rehabilitation programs in Myanmar post 2008 Cyclone Nargis
Designed and managed transitional shelter programs in Sri Lanka post 2004 Tsunami
General Manager of Operations Ash Britt Environmental
Port-au-Prince, Haiti Research and locate new business opportunities, respond to RFP/RFQ and Expressions of interest. Write proposals; develop systems and methodologies for implementation of projects. Deal directly with funding agencies USAID, UNOPS, OFDA, UNDP, IFRC, Clinton Foundation, Haitian Government (President and Prime Minister) and other International organizations. Responsible for management of field operations including project valued up to 10 million USD.
Operations Manager CHF (Cooperative Housing Foundation)
Port-au-Prince, Haiti Responsible implementation of 4 million dollar USAID program including employment and training of local staff project oversight and reporting to USAID. Removal of 250,000+ cubic meters of earthquake debris through demolition of damaged structures and general rubble removal. Generated new business through development of proposals to USAID and OFDA.
Program Director ACTED (Agency for Cooperation and Technical Development)
Labutta, Myanmar Project design/Concept Note and Proposal creation and submission to USAID/OFDA/DFID/ECHO/NRC Created and managed most sucessful shelter program in the Awewaddy delta Myanmar post hurricane Managed the following programs: Durable Hurricane-resistant shelters, River Jetties, River Bridges, Fishing boats, Water storage and distribution and vocational training program.. Set up and managed 13,000 sq ft. manufacturing / training facility.
Project Manager Sierra Forge & Fire
Exeter, California Set up new blacksmith forge and fabrication shop. Sourced and procured materials and equipment. Responsible for all business development and creation of submission of bids and proposals Created designs using AutoCAD 2008. Designed , manufactured and installed one of a kind hand forged architectural pieces. managed all logistics, procurement and material follow up.
Program Director Project Galle 2005
Galle, Sri Lanka Designed and submitted program proposal including budgets and implementation strategy for transitional shelter. Provided over 600 shelters. Main point of contact with international donors such as DFID and ECHO. Interacted directly with the Sri Lanka Government on land tenure issues and ROE (Right of Entry) authorizations. Responsible for all logistics and procurement including shrink/loss prevention. Projects were featured in LIFE Magazine
Operations Manager Eureka Forge
House Springs, Missouri Designed and manufactured one of a kind forged architectural pieces which include, stair balustrades, gates, railings and sculpture. Hired and trained staff. Responsible for all logistics, procurement and material follow up. Managed design, manufacturing and installation processes. Regular reporting to CEO and Board
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