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Name : John Lanman
Industry Type : Project Director
City & State : Orlando, Fl
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Building Owners
Objective : Southeast
Resume :  
1152 Castle Pines Ct Reunion, Florida 34747
407-729-0409 jlanman1[at]


Results-oriented construction project management professional with demonstrated track record of turning around troubled projects and bringing them to completion on time and within budget. Highly skilled at analyzing and resolving complex problems. Excel in difficult and demanding situations. Background includes 13 years of experience working for general contractors and 12 years of experience as owners representative on commercial, industrial, and wastewater projects.

Project Management Contractor Management Budget Management Scheduling
Program Management Staff Management Problem Resolution Negotiations Client Relations


HARRAHS ENTERTAINMENT, Las Vegas, Nevada 2000-2008

Project Director: Spearheaded construction projects ranging from $1M to $500M, including initial project programming master plan development, budgeting, project scheduling, change orders, payment applications, and field direction, ensuring all projects were completed on time and within budget. Interfaced with client and corporate management to secure design approval and ensure their portions of projects were purchased and scheduled for installation. Prepared capital submissions. Hired and managed architects, engineers, and interior designers. Selected general contractors and served as Harrahs on-site representative throughout construction. Coordinated testing agencies, specialty consultants, signage packages, and FF&E purchasing firms.
Took over and successfully completed a troubled floating casino project on time and within budget. The project was $65M over budget and 17 weeks behind schedule.
Turned around hotel project that was $7M over budget, bringing in new contractors to complete project on time and within budget.
Completed 24 projects at 2 major properties totaling more than $200M within budget and with minimal disruption on time and within budget.

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, Orlando, Florida 1997-2000

Senior Construction Manager: Directed all aspects of field construction on extremely challenging site for CityWalk project. Managed 4-person staff, developed project schedule, provided field direction to shell contractor and 7 tenant finish contractors, and liaised with all contractors throughout site. Ensured architect responded to RFIs, approved submittals, and issued directives in timely manner. Held daily site construction meetings with all affiliated contractors and subcontractors to effectively coordinate all work material deliveries, laydown areas, and hardscape construction.
Completed $200M troubled CityWalk project 7 days ahead of original schedule following termination of shell contractor who had requested 3 extra months and $35M more to complete project.

HUBBARD CONSTRUCTION, Fairview Heights, Illinois 1996-1997

Senior Project Manager: Tasked with providing construction management services to client with troubled floating casino project. Successfully negotiated general contractors GMP to lump sum agreement, streamlined project schedule, and developed bidding strategies for remainder of project.
Reduced GMP $6M by providing entire project estimate and negotiating land-based budget.
Completed $120M project 6 weeks ahead of schedule.

Career Note: Previous positions included Senior Project Representative at Landmark Contract Management as well as Senior Estimator and Project Manager at Bauer Brothers Construction.


Business and Accounting Coursework
Eastern Illinois University

Detailed project list available upon request

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