Name : Richard L Geiger
Industry Type : Building Owners
City & State : Coto de Caza, CA
Job Title Director of Construction
Relocation Preferences : Southern California
Objective : I am an accomplished Construction Team Leader and Owner's Representative seeking a leadership position in an organization engaged in a significant capital expansion program.
Resume :  
Richard Geiger
62 Brassie Lane,
Coto de Caza, CA. 92679-4942

PROFILE:An accomplished Construction Team Leader and Owners Representative specializing in rapid capital expansion programs and facility asset management programs for dynamic organizations. Demonstrates extensive management capabilities in every phase of strategic capital planning, facility design, and construction. A proven leader and problem solver that enjoys the challenges of a fast-paced developer environment.

SKILLS:- Team Leadership- Bid Preparation, Analysis & Negotiation
- Written & Verbal Communication- Cash Flow Forecasting
- Project Management- Value Engineering Analysis
- Critical Path Scheduling- Contract Administration
- Kitchen Design Literate- Construction Management
- Food Service Operations Literate- Fast-Track Construction
- Construction Document Preparation- Design / Build Construction
- Design Management- Change Order Management
- Consultant Management- Facility Turnover, Start-Up, & Calibration
- Budget Preparation & Analysis- Project Close-Out Processes

Regional Director of Construction, Western United States

Managing construction development program for Rite Aid pharmacy western capital expansion, typical store size over 17,000 sq.ft., typical site size over 80,000 sq.ft.

Directing all aspects of design and construction for new store Western Region development including design, entitlements, permitting, and construction.

Opening 25 stores per year. Managing 150 store multi-year pipeline.

Opened every store on schedule and with high quality in Fiscal 2008 / 2009.

2004 - 2007:PICK UP STIX RESTAURANTS, Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, Inc.
Director of Design, Construction, and Facility Maintenance

Responsible for all aspects of design and construction for regional expansion program of this 100 unit Asian Cuisine chain forging into California, Nevada, and Arizona.

Developed departmental controls to ensure performance on time and within budget .

Introduced Design Build development process to speed construction and reduce costs.

Reorganized Facility Maintenance Team to utilize regional 3rd party companies to assist in preventative maintenance and emergency service of restaurant facilities.

2003 - 2004:UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Irvine Campus Development Group
Director of Contract Administration and Document Control

Led Contract Team and Document Control Team responsible for $1.1 billion / 10 year campus expansion program including new research facilities, classrooms, and dorms.

Lead Contract Administrator for bidding and negotiation phase of the new $350 million UCI Replacement Hospital. This is the first new hospital development in California to use Design Build construction methodology.

1988 - 2003:WALT DISNEY PARKS and RESORTS, Inc.
Senior Project Manager, Capital Development Group

Recipient of the highest performance rating possible within The Walt Disney Co.

Operations Development Manager / Owners Representative for restaurant design program within new Hong Kong Disneyland theme park (all documents in metric).

Operations Project Manager / Owners Representative for simultaneous development of Disneys California Adventure theme parks 22 individual restaurant facilities.

Identified and managed over 1,000 individual drawing and specification design review issues and 6,000 contractor punch list items to successful resolution with architects, engineers, and contractors during development of Disneys California Adventure.

Capital Asset Program Manager responsible for all aspects of the scheduled renovations for all 154 restaurant facilities within The Walt Disney World Resort.

Capital Asset Program Manager for 1,030 room Disneys Contemporary Resort and 728 room Disneys Wilderness Lodge Resort.

Project Manager, Design Manager, Construction Manager in charge of $100 million renovation of Disneys Contemporary Resort. Completed on time and on budget.
Project Awards:
- American Institute of Architects Award of Merit

Project Manager, Design Manager, and Construction Manager for the creation of Walt Disney Worlds flagship restaurant: California Grill. Completed on time, under budget.
Project Awards:
- Gold Key Restaurant Design of the year, Interiors Magazine
- Upscale Renovation Design of the Year, Lodging Hospitality Magazine
- Top 20 New Restaurants award, Esquire magazine

Operations Opening Team Project Manager of 892 room Disneys Boardwalk Resort.

1981 - 1987:GENERAL MILLS RESTAURANT GROUP (now Darden Restaurants)
Construction Project Manager / Architectural Design Job Captain

Managed all construction aspects of $20 million restaurant portfolio per year.

Managed design team responsible for $50 million expansion program per year.

National Restaurant Association Certification, ServSafe Food Safety for Restaurant Managers
Construction Specifications Institute Certification, Construction Document Technology
International Council of Shopping Centers (I.C.S.C.) member
Construction Specifications Institute (C.S.I.) member
Board of Directors, American Federation of Musicians Local 291, New York, past member
Board of Directors, Childrens Home Society of Central Florida, past member

Associates of Science, Architectural Technology major, State University System of New York
Bachelors of Science in Professional Management, Nova Southeast University: in progress

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