Name : Terry Hicks
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Placida, FL
Job Title Vice President
Relocation Preferences : Open to relocation
Objective : Executive Construction position
Resume :  


8607 Villanova Dr                                                                                                                     561.267.3109

Cape Canaveral, FL  32920                                                                                        Hicks3456[AT]




Senior Leader and Professional in Real Estate and Construction, Corporate Development and Facilities Management in outstanding companies. Highly innovative with deep and broad experience and accomplishments in driving operational efficiency, quality optimization, performance of due diligence, contract negotiations and financial management.   Global experience includes leading development and construction projects in China, India, Asia, Europe, Mexico, Caribbean, and Canada.  Outstanding success as senior leader in team-building, continuous improvement, schedule management, project control implementation, capital planning and project execution, and delivering outstanding cost saving efficiencies. Highlighted Strengths Include:


  • Building and developing outstanding teams

  • Expertise with project controls

  • Deep expertise in real estate & construction

  • Global knowledge and experience

  • Driving quality results, on-time, on-budget

  • Develop and drive consensus at all levels

  • Sustained internal / external client satisfaction

  • Broad business & financial acumen




PORT Of CANAVERAL, Cape Canaveral, FL                                                                      2014 – Present

Senior Director of Construction, Facilities and Engineering

Leader of all development activities across engineering services organization encompassing Real Estate, Facilities, Capital Planning, Construction, and Engineering. Directed annual spend of $100M for multiple projects including offices, maritime projects, capital renovation, civil projects and facility maintenance.


NEXT ERA ENERGY, INC., Juno Beach, FL                                                                               2008 – 2014

Vice President of Corporate Real Estate

Leader of all activities across shared services organization encompassing Real Estate, Facilities, Capital Planning, Construction, and Strategic Facility Planning. Managed portfolio of five million square feet and services organization of 200 individuals.  Directed annual spend of $80M for multiple projects including offices, expansions, plant and capital renovation, and real estate acquisition.

  • Consistently achieved all financial targets

  • Annual capital construction spend of $20 - 40M

  • Lead successful construction of mission critical facilities and data centers

  • Reduced annual maintenance spend by $2.8M

  • Skilled at interaction with municipal officials to obtain entitlements, and ensure schedule


HOME DEPOT CORPORATION, Atlanta, GA                                                                        2006 – 2008

Director of Construction – Special Projects

Leader of all special projects to support retail expansion activities globally. Projects included international startup, lease negotiation, new concept development, new store formats, conversions, expansions, logistics, and strategic business development.

  • Developed successful new concepts for specialty stores

  • Optimized foreign market utilization of resources

  • Extensive understanding of retail operations and global retail awareness and trends

  • Developed diagnostic assessment surveys of existing facilities prior to remodel


HONEYWELL CORPORATION, Morristown, NJ                                                                   2000 – 2006

Corporate Director of Operations and Construction

Global direction of corporate development projects, including creation and implementation of strategic process for projects throughout corporation. Lead construction in India, China, Korea, Japan, Europe, Mexico, Canada and throughout US. Projects included: offices, Tier 3 data center, high tech manufacturing, hangers,  precision process facilities, as well as entire campus developments.

  • Optimized site selection and negotiation         

  • Developed metrics to benchmark performance

  • Multiyear portfolio optimization analysis

  • Managed individual project budgets to $70M

  • Established global project methodologies

  • Performed Portfolio analysis saving $50M


JACOBS ENGINEERING, Orlando, FL                                                                                     1988 – 2000

Project Director

New project planning, business development, design / engineering and construction management. Responsibilities included; division financial management, business development and resource allocation; development of contracts between both owner and subcontractor.

  • Coordinate activities of teams of cross-functional subject matter experts and subcontractors to ensure project deliverables are completed on time, within budget, and in accordance with the project scope. 

  • Supported key business development efforts

  • Successfully negotiated contracts ensuring scopes were defined and owners interests were protected 

  • Review and prepare Bid Packages with qualifications, presentations including project cost

  • Led growth that increased to $50 million in annual revenue while improving overall profit margin to 24%.




Engineering Officer – responsible for industrial modernization improvement projects for multiple DOD suppliers

Program Manager – program manager for F-16 canopy system. Responsibilities included test and evaluation, manufacture and contracting for both new buys and spares, development of new concepts.

Contracts Officer – contracting officer for F100 engine at Kelly AFB



Master of Science (MS)

Texas A&M University, Commerce, TX


Bachelor of Science (BS)

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL


  • Architectural Engineering Law, Auburn University

  • Contract Law and System Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, WPAFB, OH

  • Licensed General Contractor – State of Florida

  • CCIM Real Estate Investment & Finance, Certified Stormwater Management and Inspection

  • 6 Sigma “Green Belt” Certification, Honeywell International, Total Quality Management

  • Regulatory accounting and financial management for managers and leaders


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