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Craig Holdren

Reginal Construction Manager

Pleaasanton, California, United States
Industry Category: Real Estate Developers- Managers
MULTI-SITE CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS SITE DEVELOPMENT INTEGRATED PROJECT DELIVERY RESOURCE ALLOCATIONS RFPS RFAS MEA TI
TEAM BUILDING MULTI-DISCIPLINARY MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC ANALYSIS / PLANS NEGOTIATIONS RISK MITIGATION REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
KEY STAKEHOLDER RELATIONS COST / BUDGET CONTROL SCHEDULING WORK PRIORITIZATION BEST PRACTICE METHODOLOGIES LEAN METHODS

Ambitious self-starter who offers proven experience in award-winning, multi-site construction and project operations optimization in alignment with a client and companys vision, value, and goals, and further leads teams by example and with integrity to deliver construction services excellence while contributing talent in cohesively driving the bottom line.
Top performer who demonstrates sharp analytical abilities and superior attention-to-detail while exhibiting expertise in pre-construction methodologies, integrated project delivery, cost controls, strategic analysis, and project budgets.
Excellent communicator who seamlessly liaises among Architects, Lawyers, Engineers, Consultants, Contractors, and Owners / Clients while promoting the utmost professionalism in attaining aggressive construction project objectives.

Craig Holdren'S Overview

Resume:
Craig Holdren
Dynamic Leader Seeking Valuable, Growth-Oriented Construction Executive Role
 
5638 Owens Drive, #306 Pleasanton, CA 94588 (925) 337-9023 clee11usa[AT]aol.com
 
Profile of Qualifications
 
Multi-Site Construction Operations Site Development Integrated Project Delivery Resource Allocations RFPs RFAs MEA TI
Team Building Multi-Disciplinary Management Strategic Analysis / Plans Negotiations Risk Mitigation Regulatory Compliance
Key Stakeholder Relations Cost / Budget Control Scheduling Work Prioritization Best Practice Methodologies Lean Methods
 
  • Ambitious self-starter who offers proven experience in award-winning, multi-site construction and project operations optimization in alignment with a client and company’s vision, value, and goals, and further leads teams by example and with integrity to deliver construction services excellence while contributing talent in cohesively driving the bottom line.
  • Top performer who demonstrates sharp analytical abilities and superior attention-to-detail while exhibiting expertise in pre-construction methodologies, integrated project delivery, cost controls, strategic analysis, and project budgets.
  • Excellent communicator who seamlessly liaises among Architects, Lawyers, Engineers, Consultants, Contractors, and Owners / Clients while promoting the utmost professionalism in attaining aggressive construction project objectives.
 
Career Highlights
 
  • Personally managed up to 12 developments simultaneously in both Hawaii and California (12-80 acres each) as the Regional Construction Manager for Property Development Centers (PDC) – with a combined total value of $600+ million.
  • Generated $50 million in annual revenue by developing, building, and selling open air malls – goal achieved in Year Four.
  • Promoted Property Development Centers (PDC) as a leader in Lean and integrated project delivery construction processes.
  • Successfully managed several parts simultaneously for Hokulia (Lyle Anderson) as Director of Construction, including infrastructure, sewer plant, golf courses, golf club houses, custom home compounds, restaurants, post office, outpatient hospital, and water wells across a 2,000-acre site with annual construction value in excess of $164 million.
  • Reduced annual turnover 40% by establishing and implementing a mentoring program for employees in first 6 weeks.
  • Spearheaded cost reductions for Bristol Chicago Development by 4% and scheduling by 12% by proactively coordinating and managing all phases of development while strategically analyzing operations to deliver business improvements.
  • Led Taisei Construction’s Midwest sales, estimating, pre-construction, field operations, project administration, purchasing, legal, transportation, and safety operations while negotiating 75% of division work portfolio to boost profits.
  • Completed a $162-million, 38-store Class A mixed-use office building for Morse Diesel on time with 90 days lost to rain.
 
Professional Synopsis
 
Property Development Centers (PDC) – A Division of Safeway, Pleasanton, CA                               2009 – Present
 
Regional Construction Manager
  • Utilize broad scope of industry knowledge and dynamic business acumen toward supporting a forward-thinking governance model by ensuring status, issuers, risk, decisions, resources, budget, and plans are tracked; executive reporting is generated; and clear communications are consistent, including proactively partnering with management teams for competitive bids (e.g. RFPs) and procurement of resources, materials, and services and contract adherence.
  • Optimize operations success by managing negotiations and business communications with Owners, Lawyers, Architects, Engineers, Personnel, Consultants, and General Contractors throughout the design, development, construction, or renovation process to ensure compliance with construction documents and LOIs for tenant turnover.
  • Deliver high-quality support to Real Estate Strategy and Leasing team, including preparing budgets reflective of work letters and lease terms related to construction and MEP issues, as well as jointly conducting physical site assessments.
  • Develop new schedules, handle entitlements, manage budgets, and facilitate accurate accounts, RFAs, design and construction documents, RFPs, and value engineering while managing personnel and construction, MEP, and TI.
  • Contribute sharp analytical abilities toward monitoring project costs and schedules and directing consultants throughout construction efforts to ensure compliance with contract documents, including handling leasing obligations and cost-saving opportunities to deliver multiple projects within the established (pro-forma) budget parameters.
 
Craig Holdren                                                    Resume Page Two             (925) 337-9023
 
Professional Synopsis (continued)
 
Hokulia – A Lyle Anderson Corporation, Kailua Kona, HI                                                                   2002 – 2009
 
Director of Construction Development Assistant
  • Strategically steered managerial development and construction direction of a 2,000-acre mixed-use development property while promoting excellence in owner relations and core vision / values across internal / external interactions.
  • Directed solutions-generating field development operations, project administration, and safety practices while handling entitlement levels of development to maximize ongoing field and project operations and professional relationships with Architects, Engineers, Consultants, City / County, General Contractors, and Subcontractors / Suppliers.
  • Expertly completed multi-tiered phases while participating in new business development, strategic analysis / planning, cost / budgeting, targeted goal setting, field position staffing, and future master planning of an additional 65,000 acres.
  • Established preliminary and final budget estimates of proposed project construction costs from General Contractors and other sources, and led value engineering processes to set all guidelines for monitoring budgets compared to pro-forma.
 
Bristol Chicago Development, Schaumberg, IL                                                                                    1999 – 2002
 
Owners Representative
  • Directed large-scale multi-family, mixed-use developments while coordinating and managing all aspects of construction project portfolios and supervision of 2 to 3 outsourced construction managers across diverse projects.
  • Performed results-focused corporate planning and approval activities, including handling all general contractor bid awards and mobilization, critical path management, change order management, and landlord charge-back processes.
  • Expertly assessed cost or schedule impacts based on construction exhibits, design criteria, core / shell structural issues, and LL delivery as relevant to all GMPs and / or intended designs, MEP, and energy systems and complex requirements.
  • Cost-effectively managed expenses, scheduling, and quality initiatives while handling all project delivery, document management, site control, scope of work, change management, forecasting, risk analysis, and project reporting.
 
Taisei Construction, Chicago, IL                                                                                                          1995 – 1999
 
Midwest Regional Manager
  • Capitalized on the opportunity to direct a commercial corporate 14-state Midwest division, including reporting current / future project status; managing groups to maximize division, field, and project operations; and conceptualizing and developing beneficial professional relationships with customers, vendors, and core subcontractors.
  • Maximized bottom-line performance by collaborating with sales and estimating divisions to assist in successful transfer of accurate information to operations, design, management, and procurement teams for seamless job delivery.
  • Led targeted decision-making across comprehensive project administration, project managers, sales, estimating, shop, maintenance, and safety managers, and forecasting of sales that included identifying sales, trends, and opportunities.
 
Morse Diesel International, Chicago, IL                                                                                              1984 – 1995
 
Senior Project Manager
  • Played a vital role in building new mid- to high-rise buildings across the Midwest ranging from 12 to 48 stores, including proficiently handling interior mixed-use build-outs and renovations which were instrumental in driving growth.
  • Exhibited experience ranging from pre-deal approval processes through to construction close out and tenant turnover.
 
Education & Professional Development
 
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration                                           University of Illinois
(Business & Finance Major, Construction Management Minor)
 
Extensive Construction Theory / Management Studies                                   DePaul University
 
 
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