Professional Profile

Licensed architect with expertise in project planning, design, construction, budget/schedule review, and risk assessment for a variety of project types.

Experience has focused on project management in design/construction for Owners and Developers, and building assessment/construction status reporting (budget/schedule/risks) of projects for investors and financial clients funding hotel/resort, residential, commercial/office and mixed use developments.


  • Planning Design & Review
  • Proposal Writing & Contract Review
  • Budget & Schedule Risk Assessment
  • Project Consultant Team Management
  • Construction Monitoring & Cost Review
  • Hospitality Design & Construction

Professional Experience



Senior Project Manager
CM&D International - 7/05 to present, 6/02 to 10/04
Due diligence and project review for financial clients (Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital) including risk assessment and review of project budget, schedule, consultant team, construction documents.  Also, managed design/construction for $109 million hotel/condo project in Miami Beach, FL which included Canyon Ranch Living spa.  Successfully managed $27 million renovation project for the Human Rights Campaign headquarters in Washington D.C.  CM&D is a construction management and development firm.

Architect/Interior Design Manager
TLS Partnership - Palm Springs, CA  5/90 to 7/93
Architectural design representative including interior design for the Ownership of The Westin Mission Hills Resort and the Mission Hills North Golf Course (designed by Gary Player).  Managed consultants and design process for the owner, TLS Partnership.


Sr. Project Manager
RLJ Lodging Trust (REIT) - 2/13 to present
Management of renovations and capex projects for RLJ's portfolio of 140 select service and full service hotels including due diligence for property acquisitions and dispositions.

Project Manager
Starwood Hotels & Resort Worldwide, Inc. - 9/99 to 5/02
Contract consultant for Starwood hotel projects in Washington, D.C. including Westin Hotels, Sheraton Hotels, The St. Regis Hotel, and the Capitol Hill Club.  Successfully managed design/construction for on-time and on-budget completions.

Project Manager
Doubletree Hotels / Ramada Hotels / Holiday Inns - 1/82 to 4/90
Helped develop new prototype hotel concepts and managed in-house design & construction for franchise and corporate hotels.


Project Manager
Leo A DalyArchitects - 11/04 to 7/05
Oversaw design and profitability of projects within hospitality division as liaison between firm and client.  Duties included establishing scopes of work, writing proposals, managing client accounts, and design.  Increased profitability in hospitality division.

BSW International / Bullock-Tice / J. Wise Smith Associates - 8/93 to 8/99
Client management and project administration of contracted architectural services in real estate/site development, design and construction.

Intern Architect
O'Brien Associates - Memphis, TN 12/78 to 12/81


University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Bachelor of Architecture
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Liberal Arts
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Liberal Arts