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Name : Carlos Gallo
Industry Type : General Manger
City & State : Sunny Isles, FL
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Architects
Objective : NY, Toronto, Houston
Resume :  
CARLOS MAURICIO GALLO ARCH.

Summary

Architect dedicated, resourceful and result-oriented professional with more than 20 years of qualified experience in General Construction Management, Schools and residential housing designs. Business Development and skilled in managing multidisciplinary projects, staffing and execution with proven experience in new ventures and planning. Worked in Colombia, Venezuela and South Africa. Voluntary for Habitat for Humanity. Extensive travel through Latin America, Africa, Europe, Canadian and the United States. Dual nationality US American and Colombian. Spanish and English speaking.

Experience - Skills

Project management
Leadership and supervisory capacity
Budget control and planning
Administrative and cost reduction
Team builder, staffing and training
PC literateBusiness development/sales
Technology initiatives implementation
Organization and skills to systemize
Process
Decision making
Writing and communication skills

Education and Training

Bachelor Architect. Universidad Piloto de Colombia, Bogot, Colombia, 1980-1985.
Registered at the Colombian National Boards of Architects. No.: 2570024127CND.
Civil Engineering Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniera, Bogota, Colombia 1977-1979. (Not completed)
AutoCAD 2007 Three Dimensions Training: CAD Engineering and Systems Ltda, Bogot, March 2007
Effective English: Speaking and Writing skills. Magris School and Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa 2003 y 2004.
AutoCAD 2004 Training: Autodesk Training Center, Johannesburg, October 2003 and May 2004
Computer Application in Construction Administration: Javeriana University, Bogot, August 1990
Construction Administration: Javeriana Pontifical University, Bogot, March 1988
Computers programs: Word, Excel, Power Point, Javerianos Engineering Nat. Boards, Bogot, June 1987

Work History

Company: MEC International Services C. I. Ltda. Bogot, Colombia. July 2000 August 2008.
Position: Managing Director for Venezuela and Colombia.
Responsible for the commercial operations and development of new business ventures in the Latin American region. Architectural design for Body Shops dealer, including Import European, American, Canadian, Chinese and Korean equipment for the auto industry (repair and painting). Member of the companys management staff playing a leadership role. Clients: General Motors, Toyota, Honda, Ford, Renault, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz, Mazda in Venezuela and Colombia, Super Polo, among others.

Key Contributions
Complete implementation of new working procedure, training and staffing.
Designed the strategic plan for the deployment and project execution schedules.
Successfully developed projects for 18 new Body Shops clients.
Strategic relation management with the auto industry sector.
Complete implementation of work plan resulting in the development of 18 new projects in country.
Successfully implemented new technology in express auto painting for cars.




Company: KHOTSO MOLEKO Architect Inc. Johannesburg, South Africa. October 2003 - July 2004.
Position: Group Director
Team leader responsible for the design and data needed to develop residential housing, for low income family, located in Alexandria, Soweto, Johannesburg. Also, designed other major projects in Lesotho and Mozambique.

Key Contributions
Successfully developed and implemented procedures to obtain the information needed (55 blocks)
Within budget and set time frame and designed the new development housing for low income families. Project value of US$ 380.000,00 dollars.
Managed the development of housing plans and bidding documents for the project Sol Platjies Village in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Designed of the Security Department of Maseru, building in Maseru, Lesotho.
Designed of the Shopping Center in Maputo, Mozambique.

Company: Technical Urbanas Ltda. Design. Bogot, Colombia. January 1996 June 2000.
Position: General Manager
Responsible for the design and development of construction projects. Member of the Management Team and Co-founder of the company.

Key Contributions
Revenue generated in a four year period totaled US$ 2 million.
Successfully developed 12 projects.
Effectively administered government water management tenders.
Managing cost reports, analyzing budget variances and recommending strategies to lower project costs, reviewing labor quantities and phases to facilitate accurate project tracking
Working with the construction team to ensure that all construction services are delivered according to contract specifications, on budget, according to schedule with high standard quality.

Company: Gallo Medrano Investments & Constructions Ltda. Bogot, Colombia. Feb. 1992-Dic. 1998.
Position: General Manager
Responsible for the design and development of construction projects. Member of the Management Team and Co-founder of the company. The company was restructured and bought by Technical Urbanas Ltda. in

Key Contributions
Revenue generated in a six year period totaled US$ 3, 3 million.
Successfully developed 7 projects including school infrastructure and multistory residential buildings.
Strategic development and implementation of working plan, executing schedules and budget
Working with the construction team to ensure that all construction services are delivered according to contract specifications, on budget, according to schedule and with a high standard of quality.

Company: Constructora Nueva ERA, S.A. Bogota, Colombia. April 1988 July 1991.
Position: General Director
Oversee general operation for the construction of commercial and multistory buildings including project management supervision in multi-site projects of more than 1000 employees. Effective planning, project cost reduction, and staffing. Implementation of development procedures.

Key Contributions
Managing cost reports, analyzing budget variances and recommending strategies to lower project costs; resulting in a 30% cost reduction.
Responsible for the budget execution of US$ 8 million approximately per project.
Supervision of 5 Architects
Successfully managed over 1000 employees and contractors.
Effective problem solving within the client service department.

Company: Constructor Xandu Ltda., Construction, Bogot, Colombia mauriciogalloQm.
Position: Project Manager
Responsible for the execution of residential project with in the time frame and budget allocation.

Key Contributions
Successfully managed 80 construction workers in development of residential buildings.
Working with the construction team to ensure that all construction services are delivered according to contract specifications, on budget, according to schedule and with a high standard of quality.





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