5311 Doe Valley Lane â€¢ Austin, TX 78759
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
Liaison between the Process and the Goal
I am seeking a challenging and rewarding position with a company inspired to better fulfill mankindâ€™s needs; to be res-pected and rewarded for contributing guidance, forethought, recommendations, and results focused on the exponential trend of company growth; to participate with a team of free thinkers enabling the successful introduction of innovative technology. Ultimately, enjoying a long and fruitful career with this great company.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
ï¶ Due Diligence Research
ï¶ Location Recommendations
ï¶ Strategic Planning & Analysis
ï¶ Regulatory Compliance
ï¶ Site Assessments
ï¶ Water / Waste Water Issues
ï¶ Represent Owner\'s Interests ï¶ Wetlands Mitigations Options
ï¶ Utility Routing Analysis
ï¶ Risk Management
ï¶ Recruiting, Hiring, & Training
ï¶ Regulatory Compliance
ï¶ Environmental Audits
ï¶ Permitting (Air PSD/NSR, Title V, NPDES, NEPA, and DOT, etc.)
SUMMARY: Accomplished project development specialist with a stellar nationwide track record offers guidance for domestic projects. Motivated, self starting, responsible individual. Well developed program style with proven ability to coordinate multiple projects and setting organizational objectives. Especially talented at mentoring, strategic planning, and implementation of creative solutions to challenging issues. Over twenty years of progressive responsibilities for new project development in the energy industry. Concentration in recommendations about project location, political climate, permitting obstacles, and resource requirements. Motivated, self starting, responsible individual.
MANAGEMENT: Responsible for oversight of multiple new energy projects in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona, Iowa, Washington, California and Idaho. Coordinated activities and managed special projects throughout organization including determining permitting plan, special provisions, project timeline and budgets; created project specific programs accordingly. Liaison to all internal and external agencies including governmental, legal, accounting, financial, technical systems resulting in better coordination and effectiveness. Established departmental policies and procedures improving overall operating standards throughout the or-ganization. Improved the overall success by following projects through development-construction-operation; improving project momentum through continual analysis and process adaptations. Directed employee re-cruiting, hiring, disciplining, performance evaluation and labor contract negotiations.
OPERATIONS: Direct major environmental permitting through third party services thereby reducing and con-trolling costs while maintaining owners interests. Spearhead facility sighting process, due diligence, envi-ronmental obstacles and local political connections. Implemented procedures that eliminated redundan-cies/inefficiencies, reassigned manpower. Sponsored the development and implementation of a web based EH&S compliance tool that facilitated the management of compliance issues for an entire domestic facility portfolio.
MARKETING: Proactively identified nationwide business opportunities and moved aggressively to secure new project locations and expedite the development process. Thoroughly analyzed strategic and environmental factors in order to negotiate the best possible operating permits. Solicited and negotiated contracts for cost effective third-party assistance based upon competitive analysis, experience and market intelligence. Pioneered and championed new procedures that implemented a data management program that reduced project man-hours by up to 15% or more; Resolved EH&S compliance management issues in multiple facility operations through the development and seamless integration of a web based information management system (MIS); Received refund of EPA EIQ fees for Midwest facilities by changing the Title V status to minor source; Achieved successful permitting for 20 new power generation facilities totaling billions of dollars capital expenditure with â€œState-of-the-Artâ€ emission control technology to reduce greenhouse gas; Turned â€œTrash to Cashâ€ by developing power generation equipment that operated on landfill gas which generating over $60 million in equipment sales; Saved over $300,000 in power production sales through working expeditiously with regulatory officials during potential NOV.
ADAGE Biopower, Senior Development Engineer (www.ADAGEBioPower.com) 2009 â€“ 2010
(AREVA and Duke Energy focused on converting woody biomass, a renewable resource, into electricity/biopower)
NAES, Senior Environmental Specialist (www.NAES.com) 2008 â€“ 2009
(A world class provider of generation services)
Tristone Capital, Petroleum Reservoir Data Analyst (www.TristoneCapital.com) 2003 â€“ 2007
(A corporate financial advisory and investment banking services to the energy industry)
Duke Energy, National Manager of EH&S Affairs 1999 â€“ 2002
(Leading energy company focused on electric power, gas distribution, and other energy services)
Alliant Energy, Environmental Issues Coordinator 1995 â€“ 1999
(Public utility company providing Midwest customers with electric and natural gas service)
GEC Alsthom, Project Manager, Project Development 1990 â€“ 1995
(OEM combustion turbine packager for GE/EGT/Ruston combustion turbines)
A-C Compressor Corporation, Project Coordinator of International Sales 1989 â€“ 1990
(OEM process compressor packager)
W.L. Somner Company, Gulf Coast Manager for Unit Applications and Sales 1987 â€“ 1989
(Regional equipment distributor.)
American Turbine Pump Company Manager of Engineering and Sales 1985 â€“ 1987
(OEM centrifugal turbine pumps)
Naturally develop excellent communications networks.
Organized and accomplishment driven. Multi-project assignments suited well.
Creative about business opportunities and can develop new frontiers.
Simplify complex issues into simple solutions.
Natural ability to organize and structure data flow and storage.
Passionate about accuracy and prefer that actions are carried out correctly.
Texas Association of Environmental Professionals
Association of Environmental Engineers
NSPE / TSPE / SPE
B.S. Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University
Banking and Business, Harris County Jr. College
Solar PV 201 NABCEB
NFPA 70E OSHA10
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