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Gregg A. Brazel      

725 Washington Ste. 109  •   Evanston, IL  60202   •   312.405.0088   •



        ehr-lüm; Evanston, Illinois; President; 6/03 to Present

·    Design/Build of interior and exterior residential projects >

·    Focus on sustainable building >

·    Architectural Design, Drafting, and Computer Modeling

·    Cost estimating

·    Sales and Marketing

        e-project; Evanston, Illinois; President; 6/00 to 5/03

·    Custom Data Systems and Solutions for the Design/Build Industry

·    Standard Business Process Design & Development

·    Primavera CPM Scheduling w/ Cost and Resource Loading

·    Computer Software / Hardware Training

·    Software / Hardware Configuration and Installation

        G.A. Builders, Inc; Evanston, Illinois; President; 4/93 to 6/00

·    Custom Residential Development, Design & Construction

·    Design / Build Contracting

·    Project Management & Consulting

        Redwood City Police Facility; Redwood City, CA; $8 million contract; 7/91-3/93

               Amoroso Construction Co.; Foster City, CA; Project Manager/Engineer; Cost Estimator

·    Responsible for project's budget, profit, and schedule

·    Managed and coordinated sixty-two subcontractors and suppliers

·    Created, maintained and evaluated project's CPM schedule

·    Designed and implemented automated methods for construction management      

        Resort at Squaw Creek; Squaw Valley, CA; $50 million contract; 1/90-5/91

              Charles Pankow Builders, Ltd.; San Francisco, CA; Field Engineer

·    Project management and construction scheduling

·    Quality control of structural and finish work  

·    Construction detailing for field crews

        Marathon Plaza Tenant Improvements; San Francisco, CA; $250K contract; 8/89-12/90

                Charles Pankow Builders, Ltd.; San Francisco, CA; Field Engineer

·    Coordinated architectural, electrical, and mechanical designs

·    Drafted subcontracts and defined trade scopes of work

·    Directed subcontractors' daily work activities

        Walsh Construction Co., Inc.; Chicago, IL and Monterey, CA; 5/86-8/88

              Assistant Project Manager and Cost Estimator

·    Spanish Bay Club House; Pebble Beach, CA; $8 million contract

·    Construction Cost Estimating; Corporate Headquarters, Chicago, IL

·    Bloomingdale's Parking Structure; Chicago, IL; $17 million contract


Bachelor of Science; Construction Engineering and Management; August 1989

   Purdue University; West Lafayette, Indiana

 Masters Coursework in Economics and Real Estate; December 1990

    Golden Gate University; San Francisco, California 

         Computer / SOFTWARE Capabilities

e-project, Bidware, Primavera P3 & SureTrak, 2D and 3D CAD, WinEst, MS Access, Visual Basic, FrontPage, HTML, Flash, PhotoDraw, Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook, PowerPoint, BuildSoft CM Software, QuickBooks Pro


        Project / Business Skills

        All skills listed were developed in and directly applied to the construction industry.


     •  Computer Aided Design and Drafting - Architectural / Site Planning / Project Planning

     •  3-D CAD Modeling

     •  Construction Detailing

     •  Light Structural Engineering

     •  A/S/MEP Coordination

        Project Management

     •  Project Planning and Problem Solving

     •  CPM Scheduling with Cost and Resource Loading

     •  Documentation / Project Controls

     •  Direction and Supervision of Field Crews

     •  Structural and Architectural Quality Control

     •  Cost Estimating / Quantity Take-Off

        Project Systems / Computer Technologies

     •  Design, Development, and Implementation of Industry Standard Systems - Bidding thru Closeout

     •  Custom Construction Management Software Design, Development, Deployment and Maintenance

     •  Web Design, Development, and Implementation and Maintenance

     •  Advanced Scheduling Techniques Incorporating all Project Phases, Submittals, Procurement, etc.

     •  Development of Automated of Project Systems

     •  Hardware Configuration and Installation

     •  Software Training

        Marketing / Business

      •  Strong Written and Verbal Communication and Presentation Skills

      •  Strategy / Target Marketing

      •  Collateral Development (Printed and Electronic Media)

      •  Graphic Design

      •  Copy Writing

      •  Digital Slide Shows - Create and Present


     •  Job Costing

     •  Project Accounting

     •  Change Management

     •  Pro Formas / Cash Flows

     •  Monthly Pay Applications