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Name : Richard Montgomery
Industry Type : VP
City & State : Orlando, FL
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Building Owners
Objective : Southeast USA
Resume :  
Contact Information:
R.W. (Buddy) Montgomery
8575 Lansmere Lane Orlando, Florida 32835
Home Phone 407-578-9037
Mobile Phone: 321-331-1324


Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
Civil Engineering

Additional Education Courses

2001 OSHA Twenty Hour Safety Course Washington, D.C.
1994 Managing Human Performance Orlando
1993The Executive Speaker Meyers Group, Orlando
1992Understanding Different Personalities Gallup, Orlando
1989Building Inspectors Short Course State of Florida, Tampa
1985The Art of Negotiating Chester Karrass, Houston
1983Project Management - Southern Methodist University, Dallas
1982Construction Inspection Function Battelle, New Orleans
1980 Construction Cost Estimating and Bidding SMU, Dallas
1978Precast Structures Precast Concrete Institute, Chicago
1977Pre Engineered Buildings Armco, Atlanta


Member Southern Building Code of Congress
Member First Baptist Church of Orlando
Previously Held: South Carolina Contractors License
North Carolina Contractors License
Georgia Contractors License
Florida Contractors License

Occupational Objectives

To secure a challenging management position with a highly reputable and aggressive company in the development and/or general contracting industry. The position should be demanding and must offer the opportunity for growth, job satisfaction, accomplishment, and compensation potential based upon proven ability and success.

Experience Summary

Over thirty years of construction experience covering a wide range of structural systems and interior finishes from wood frame residential, poured in place high-rise office buildings, to highly detailed, themed, destination resorts.
This experience has been tempered with a thorough knowledge of the construction industry and how it relates to the owner, design professionals, general contractors, sub contractors, suppliers, and lenders.

Experience Detail

2006 to 2008 Kane Realty Corporation, Raleigh, NC

Director of Construction Management. I managed a staff of twelve and coordinated activities between development and construction from site acquisition through construction close out and operations start up. My department manages all consultant and contractor contracting, administration, and progress. We constructed two residential communities consisting of condominiums and townhomes, each with a value of approximately $50 million. In addition, we began an $800 million dollar, fifty acre mixed use development consisting of sitework, roadways and infrastructure to support retail, office, and residential. Currently under construction in this development is a $30 million dollar, ten story Renaissance Hotel, a $50 million dollar seventeen story office building, and a $60 million dollar mixed use block consisting of a grocery store, book store and retail shops on the first two levels with five stories of residential above, and a free standing eight level parking garage.


1999 to 2006 3D/International, East region, Washington, D.C., Orlando,
FL., Miami, Fl.

Vice President. I held the position of Vice President and Project Executive for the development and construction of a $130 million dollar destination resort hotel/ casino/ golf club in New Mexico. This facility is a four star resort with a convention center including meeting rooms and a ballroom with seating for 1800 people. This facility also includes a world class spa and a separate Golf Club structure surrounded by an 18 hole Scott Miller designed golf course. The hotel includes 230 rooms, each of which is a minimum 430sf. with extremely high in finishes. Formally I was Vice President of Construction for all company at risk construction projects for the east coast region, which covers five east coast regional offices. Before that, I was the Operations Manager, directing the $ 750 million dollar renovation of the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. In this position, I directly administered a twenty-five member team whom, in turn, managed a work force of over 500 individuals. These renovations are part of a twenty-year redevelopment program that refurbishes Wedges 2-5. Formerly with 3D/I, I held the position of Executive Program Manager for Orange County Public Schools in Orlando, FL. In this position, I managed approximately 100 people in design and construction efforts to provide $ 638 million dollars worth of educational facilities. This program began with the development of a process and procedure manual outlining each positions responsibilities and job description. This was followed by a facility condition assessment of 161 schools from which deficiencies were developed into project scope, and then validated by architectural and engineering firms to develop final construction documents. These documents were then bid out to construction management firms and managed through completion and close out. Utilizing best in class project management techniques, cost at completion of this program generated approximately $ 38 million dollars in savings to the owner.

1996 to 1999Sun International, South Africa

Vice President, North American Operations. Executive management level position reporting to the president, North American Operations. Responsible for the development of a $ 500 million dollar five star resort hotel and casino in Paradise Island, Bahamas. I managed the selection and engagement process for design professionals and assembled Sun Internationals development staff. I was responsible for managing the decision process, contracting strategy, and construction management relating to budget, quality, and schedule. I coordinated construction activities with ongoing operations of the existing adjacent company owned hotel. Developed standard policy and procedural format as well as construction management operating procedures for corporate use.

1988 to 1996Disney Development Company, Orlando, FL

Director of Construction. A corporate executive position reporting to the Executive Vice President of Development. In this position, I successfully managed over one billion dollars worth of construction to include Disneys Caribbean Beach Resort, Disneys Port Orleans/Dixie Landings Resort, Disneys All Star Resort, Disneys Vacation Club Resorts at Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Vero Beach, Florida, and Hilton Head, South Carolina. All projects were completed on schedule, within their multi-million dollar budgets, meeting Disneys high quality requirements, with no claims or litigation. In addition to the above, I also managed the construction of Disneys Sequoia Lodge in Euro Disney during 1991 and 1992, after which, I remained in Paris for four months to handle emergencies during the public park opening.

1983 to 1988Marriott Corporation, Washington, DC

National Director of Construction, Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield Inns. Executive management level position reporting to the Executive Vice President of Construction. Responsible for development of entire construction department to include recruiting staff, establishing departmental policies and procedures, interface between various departments to facilitate the coordination of prototypical construction documents which meet the companys needs within budget. Project specific responsibilities include construction involvement in feasibility studies, coordinating efforts of consulting architectural firms to produce construction documents, oversee and direct all phases on construction from bidder identification and qualification to punch lists and turnover insuring construction budget, schedule, and quality of workmanship.

1976 to 1983LaQuinta Motor Inns, San Antonio, TX

Director of Construction. An executive position to the Vice President of Development. I was responsible for the development of corporate policies and procedures for the Construction Department and responsible for all construction activities. I prepared construction budgets for presentation to lenders, developed plans and specifications with independent architectural, mechanical, and structural design teams. I was responsible for bidding projects, culminating final negotiations and perfection of general contracts for construction. I directed and monitored activities of project management personnel reporting to me and assisted them in insuring quality product, on time, and within budget.

1974 to 1976Potter-Shackelford Construction, Greenville, SC

Project Manager. A corporate office position reporting to the Director of Construction. I was responsible for general contracting projects working closely with key clients such as La Quinta Motor Inns, Milliken Industries and K Mart retail stores throughout the southeast.

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