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Governing Council Member

USGBC Arizona Central Branch

October 2010Present (1 year 5 months) Phoenix, Arizona Area

* Guide the Strategic future for the organization.
* Planned and organized the First Annual Member Meeting for 2012
* Developed the Chapter’s Policy Position Paper
* Developed Advocacy strategy on Legislation and Municipal Code and policy adoption, 2006-present.
* Served as Liaison to the National Organization for Advocacy and Campaign initiatives.

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Peter has 1 recommendation (1 partner) including:

Contract Draftsman, Assessor, Graphic Designer, Administrator, and Event Organizer

Independent Architectural Project Manager and Business Developer (Self-employed)

Self-Employed; Myself Only; Marketing and Advertising industry

September 2009Present (2 years 6 months) Phoenix, Arizona Area

* Assessed, surveyed and drafted existing conditions for a mission revival designed home for LuPe Design and Herb Hacker, AIA.
* Collaborated with three talent architects to develop a new architecture and urban design firm: Fourward Architecture.
* Researched financial resources to create business & fund projects, by networking at small business round tables & Chambers of Commerce, developing strategic allegiances to develop teams for competition and larger projects.
* Represented the client while having their landscape reworked.
* Reviewed completed projects to assure compliance with rebate programs.

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Community Liason-Business Development Manager

Romanoski Glass

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Construction industry

February 2011July 2011 (6 months) Phoenix, Arizona Area

* Directed business development in the Arizona, El Paso, Los Angeles and New Mexico markets, tabling at professional society meetings.
* Established relationships with architects and general contractors, developing portfolio presentations to demonstrate our capabilities for design assist expertise in division 8 assemblies.
* Represented the Major Industries product line in the Southern California market, giving innovated strategies for day-lighting lunch & learn presentations.
* Developed a plan for the redesign of the website for marketing
* Resolved bid communications issues

Peter has 1 recommendation (1 partner) including:

  • 1st Tim Garver, Paints and Coatings Representative serving Arizona and the Las Vegas area, Dunn-Edwards Paints

Contract Paid Political Canvasser

Arizona Democratic Party

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Political Organization industry

January 2003November 2010 (7 years 11 months) State of Arizona

* Canvassed door to door to register voters and get out the vote for 2010 campaign.
* Field Organized Democrats in Arizona’s Legislative District 5 during 2004 Campaign.
* Organized, trained and collected signatures for Democratic Candidates for public office and Precinct Committeemen
* Organized & wrote the By-Laws for the White Mountain Democratic Club
* Mediated a dispute between the Northern Gila County & Miami-Globe Democratic Clubs

This position is associated with:

Peter has 1 recommendation (1 co-worker) including:

  • 1st Mark Manoil, Chairman, Maricopa County Democratic Party

NRFU Enumerator Trainee

US Census Bureau

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; Government Administration industry

June 2010June 2010 (1 month) Phoenix, Arizona Area

* Located listed addresses in the Assignment Area.
* Conducted interviews to determine the status of each address on Census Day.
* Recorded the information provided by the respondent.

Architectural Job Captain

Jacobs Engineering

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; JEC; Management Consulting industry

July 2008August 2009 (1 year 2 months) Phoenix, Arizona Area

* Conducted facility conditions assessments to determine maintenance and renovation schedules for military clients in Texas and South Carolina.
* Researched RFPs, attending proposal meetings.
* Directed, trained and developed new and existing production staff to design and create construction documents for retail roll out programs and retail centers.
* Modified prototype design to meet local buildings codes & design review comments, coordinating changes with consultant engineers
* Researched & produced entitlement documentation

This position is associated with:

Peter has 1 recommendation (1 co-worker) including:

Architectural Job Captain

Carter & Burgess

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

October 2007June 2008 (9 months) Phoenix, Arizona Area

Carter and Burgess was acquired by Jacobs Engineering in late 2007.

This position is associated with:

Peter has 1 recommendation (1 manager) including:

  • 1st Robert Burkhart, Senior Project Manager – Architectural Discipline Lead, Jacobs

Project Manager II

Cawley Architects

April 2005September 2007 (2 years 6 months) Phoenix, Arizona Area

* Managed the design and construction documentation of turnkey light commercial, industrial and retail projects: reviewing drawings and coordinating consultants.
* Attended jurisdictional meetings with the clients, to ensure compliance.
* Master planned multi-building complexes
* Managed the firm’s first 5 story steel structure, working closely with the structural engineer.

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Political Canvasser

America Coming Together

Nonprofit; 501-1000 employees; Political Organization industry

September 2004October 2004 (2 months) Tucson, Arizona Area

* Phoned targeted voters.
* Canvassed targeted voters micro-targeted to get out the vote.
* Conducted interviews and recorded provided information.

Deputy Southern Arizona Campaign Coordinator

Dean for America

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Political Organization industry

February 2003February 2004 (1 year 1 month) Tucson, Arizona Area

* Volunteered on the Southern Arizona Coordination Committee, organizing fundraisers & speaking for the campaign at events.
* Coordinated campaign canvas walks, phone banks, events and Presidential Preference Primary day canvasing.
* Organized bus trips to campaign events.
* Coordinated volunteers & campaign staff coming to Arizona.
* Organized the largest political rally in Pima County to that point.

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Architectural Technician

rob paulus architect, ltd.

February 2003June 2003 (5 months) Tucson, Arizona Area

* Engaged in residential, commercial, and Urban Redevelopment projects.
* Drafted mechanical and electrical designs for single family dwellings, coordinating with licensed engineers.
* Designed & developed construction documents.
* Documented, site surveyed & field assessed historic properties to convert them from industrial use to multi-family loft homes.
* Conducted the city submittal process.

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Architectural Intern III

Watkins Hamilton Ross Architects

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

September 2000August 2002 (2 years) Houston, Texas Area

* Programmed, space planned, designed and documented projects for public and private universities throughout Texas.
* Coordinated CAD files, layering, & pen weights between consultants to develop CAD standards for review and Coordination.
* Assessed & surveyed existing conditions.
* Contract Administered projects under construction.
* Obtained and assembled data from product representatives to complete architectural designs

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Architectural Intern II

The Mathes Group

April 1999June 2000 (1 year 3 months) Greater New Orleans Area

Now Mathes Brierre Architects
* Managed the space planning, design, contract documents and close out procedures for the Bellsouth collocation program, reducing response time from 3 weeks to 3 hours, through improving technology and facility data.
* Documented and scanned important projects from the firms extensive portfolio in order to design project winning marketing proposals, site-selection seminar hand outs and compose entry boards for state AIA awards programs.
* Developed procedures to translate and convert CAD files from associated firms to meet our CAD standards.
* Site surveyed buildings & parking facilities for renovation, developing 3-d models for design study.
* Created 3-D CAD models to base renderings for a competition entry.

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Architectural Draftsman

Olde New Orleans Design Group, Inc.

October 1998March 1999 (6 months) Greater New Orleans Area

* Designed lighting, electrical and framing layouts.
* Documented and designed single family “Southern Style” custom design-build homes.
* Developed and maintained marketing materials and CAD Library.
* Researched & Developed rigid metal frame residential construction prototypes for the harsh Gulf Coast environment.
* Designed model homes for a subdivision.

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Architectural Intern I

Christner Inc.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Architecture & Planning industry

September 1996June 1998 (1 year 10 months) Greater St. Louis Area

* Developed construction documents, space plans, material and finish schedules and colored pencil renderings.
* Created a Continuing Education program involving Architectural tours, lectures, and videos.
* Established CAD standards, reviewing Softdesk 8.
* Made bluelines.
* Constructed CAD models as a base for hand renderings.

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Graphic Designer

DAS 20

September 1996November 1996 (3 months) Greater St. Louis Area

* Assembled images and documents in Quark Xpress for the partners final dissertation presentation materials.
* Photo manipulation completed with PhotoShop.
* Desktop published the dissertation in PageMaker 6.0 for publication Assemblage Journal.

AutoCAD Technician

Luchini AD

August 1996September 1996 (2 months) Greater St. Louis Area

* Part time work for a professor while in school.
* Drafted CAD models & drawings.
* Completed work in AutoCAD 12 for windows.

Educational Institution; 10,001+ employees; Higher Education industry

August 1992August 1996 (4 years 1 month) Greater St. Louis Area

Office Assistant to the School of (Fine) Art(s) Dean’s Assistant:
* Filed and maintained confidential information, including payroll, regarding donors, alumni, faculty, staff and students
* Prepared event, fund raising and recruitment mailings.
* Created a system to sort, file, preserve & destroy documents in the school’s archives

School of Architecture Shop Monitor:
* Instructed and assisted students in the proper use of shop equipment
* Inventoried, cleaned and maintained equipment.
* Designed and constructed 1 permanent and 12 relocatable computer workstations, multiple steel cubic modular table stands, 3 replica and 3 refurbished conference tables.
* Cleaned, maintained and refurbished: studio desks, lockers, pinup boards, tables, chairs, stools, table stands and lecture hall seating.

Earth & Planetary Sciences Library Draftsman:
* Documented existing conditions of the Earth 7 Planetary Sciences Library
* Provided drawings to assist the Library’s space planning effort.

1996 Presidential Debate Commission Graphic Artist:
* Drafted maps of the Washington University Athletic Complex to be included with attendee packets for the 1996 Presidential Debate to be held on campus. The debate did not occur.

Summer Architectural Intern

Franklin Associates Architects

June 1993August 1993 (3 months) Chattanooga, Tennessee Area

* Participated in a summer Internship in Architecture and Planning.
* Researched & designed a window arrangement to reveal a spiral staircase.
* Constructed study models
* Field Surveyed existing conditions to meet new ADA requirements.
* Hand lettered Drawings.

Contract Laborer

Southern Temp

June 1992August 1992 (3 months) Chattanooga, Tennessee Area

* Maintained Landscape and cleaned industrial facility
* Cleaned up a Hazardous Material spill
* Performed logistics as a Shipping Clerk for a local clothing company


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