An imaginative, enthusiastic and dedicated professional offering a combination of skills and talents to a creative workplace environment that strives for innovation and endorses multidisciplinary teams. A motivator and team leader working with clients, senior management, consultants, vendors and staff to achieve a common goal. Committed to the realization of a first class product based on financial and analytical strength. Fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian. Conversational / formal studies in French, Japanese and Portuguese. Core Competencies and Personal Attributes: Team Building and Leadership / Independent and Collaborative / Design Lead / Client Management / Business Development / Public Relations / Good Interpersonal Skills / Excellent Visual, Oral, and Written Communication Skills/ Community Outreach / Facilitate Decision Making / Research / Editing / Mentor / Punctual / Resourceful / Tenacious / Multi-tasker / Quality Control www.ideasGHE.com


Exhibited entry, “New Schools 2011”, SCA Gallery, Long Island City, NY, April 2011 – March 2012 / TEXO Distinguished Building Award for Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 2012 / PCI Design Award - Best Justice Structure for U.S. Courthouse, Jackson, MS, 2012 / Exhibited entry, “School of Architecture Centennial”, Mebane Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, November 2010 – January 2011 / AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice Award of Merit for U.S. Courthouse, Jackson, MS, 2011 / Society of American Registered Architects National Design Award for BRIT, 2011 / AIA Fort Worth Excellence in Sustainable Development for BRIT, 2010 / Exhibited works, “New Talent 2009”, Bo Concept Gallery, New York, NY, June – July 2009 / AIA Western NY Merit Award for Chautauqua Institution School of Music, 2007 / Exhibited works, “Metal and Stone at SVA”, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, May 2006 / Exhibited entry, “The Voting Booth Project”, Parsons School of Design Gallery, New York, NY, October – December 2004 / Build New York Award of Merit for Leon Levy Visitor Center at the New York Botanical Garden, 2004 / Three First Prize award entries, Dallas Business Committee for the Arts “On Your Own Time” Art Show, entries in color photography and delineation, Dallas, TX, October 1997 / Published entry, Korean-American Museum of Art and Cultural Center International Design Competition, Los Angeles, CA, March 1995 / Top ten finalist, Peter Rice Prize 1994 International Competition, sponsored by Ove Arup Partnership, London, February 1994

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