Dennis Gilbert - Scottsdale, Arizona

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13153 N. 101st Way
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260
(480) 907 - 4425

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Strategic and results-driven construction professional commanding 20+ years
of progressive experience within diverse and challenging construction
environments. Hands-on, resourceful manager providing an outstanding record
of project successes and client satisfaction. Extremely client-focused
executive who executes a unique combination of technical, business and
financial savvy to effectively promote positive project results while
simultaneously insuring risk avoidance for employer.

Core Competencies -----------------------------

Outstanding relationship builder with clients, A/E\'s, agencies,
Diverse project experience including sports, hospitality, health care,
condos, office buildings, correctional facilities
Demonstrated ability for employee development, training, mentorship
Excellent preconstruction phase experience
Keen focus on budget, schedule, quality control
Very adept at managing, team-building of large project staffs
Extensive, innovative approach to value engineering
Proficient in Word, Excel, SureTrak software

Select Project Experience -----------------

Talking Stick Casino, Resort & Spa Scottsdale, AZ
Project Director - Chanen Construction Company
Multi- building $360M project consisting of a 500 room luxury hotel,
300,000 SF casino and conference center along with a remote central plant.
Site development includes 65 acres of on grade parking, pools, spas & water
features, extensive hardscaping/landscaping and two 3-story parking
garages. Project staff: 40 people.
Key Achievements
. Quickly reestablished positive working relationships with the Owner
and A/E in just 3 months
. Developed and administered a value engineering program that resulted
in $60M+ of project savings in 7 months
. Formulated an Excel spreadsheet for staff and general conditions
projections/cost tracking that resulted in more reliable budget

SAFECO Field Seattle, WA
Project Director - Hunt Construction Group, Inc.
Retractable roof major league ballpark for the Mariners in downtown Seattle
consisting of a 47,000 seat, $350 million natural turf ballpark and
associated site deveolpment. Project staff: 54 people .
Key Achievements
. Organized a professional staff and proactively managed all aspects of
the project in order to attain completion in just 26 1/2 months during
the rainest winter season on record in the Pacific Northwest
. Created an innovative plan that ultimately avoided subcontractor
claims on the project
. Actively assisted the client in numerous advocacy efforts to squelch
public criticism and potential protests during the highly volatile
initial stages of the project

44 Monroe Phoenix, AZ
Construction Manager - The Weitz Company
34 story,196 unit, $90M luxury condominium tower in the middle of downtown
Phoenix that includes a 7 story parking garage as its base. The building is
currently the third tallest building in Arizona. Project staff: 15 people
Key Achievements
. Chaired a committee of all adjacent, concerned parties to mitigate all
potential safety issues in building a major high rise in an active
urban setting which resulted in no significant injuries or property
. Fostered a positive, cooperative relationship with the city building
. Identified and implemented a web-based, hand-held device program for
on-site preparation and management of the extensive
punchlist process

Coors Field Denver, CO
Project Director - M. A. Mortenson Company
Open-air, $175M, 50,200 seat ballpark in downtown Denver for the Colorado
Rockies that includes extensive infrastructure and site development.
Project staff: 34 people
Key Achievements
. Initiated a project-wide partnering retreat for all stakeholders at
the onset of the project, the results of which manifested outstanding
working relationships for the duration of the project
. Authored, implemented an extensive site work plan which included the
Owner, the City of Denver, two railroad companies, and immediately
adjacent road/bridge builders.
. Instituted strategies with the Owner and the Rockies to complete the
project for the season opener in spite of two separate significant
seating capacity additions during the construction process

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort &amp & Spa Phoenix, AZ
Contract Manager - Hunt Construction Group, Inc.
Flagship resort & spa for Marriott International consisting of large
conference/banquet facilities, a first-class spa building, a new golf
clubhouse and 18 hole championship golf course, as well as a multi-pool
recreation area.This 950 room, $190M resort is the largest in Arizona.
Project staff: 20 people
Key Achievements
. Maintained a friendly, mutually beneficial working relationship
throughout the project with a very sophisticated client
. Directed the company efforts to market, acquire and execute the
project successfully

Employment Background ----------------
The Chanen Construction Company Phoenix, AZ
2008 - 2009 Project Director

The Weitz Company Phoenix, AZ
2005 - 2008 Construction Manager

Hunt Construction Group, Inc. Phoenix, AZ
1996 - 2003 Project Director, Vice President

M.A. Mortenson Company Minneapolis, MN/Denver, CO
1981 - 1996, 2003 - 2005 Project Director, Project Executive

Education --------------------- Honors ---------------------
Iowa State University Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honorary
Bachelor of Science Sigma Lambda Chi, National Scholastic Fraternity
Construction Engineering Athletic Scholarship Award, ISU Varsity Baseball

Representative Project Involvement List -----------------
$360 million Casino Arizona Resort & Spa Scottsdale, Az.
$190 million JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa Phoenix, Az.
$26 million Residence Inn at Mayo Hospital Scottsdale, Az.
$25 million Scanticon Hotel & Conference Center Plymouth, Mn.

$205 million St. Louis Convention Center & Stadium St. Louis, Mo.
$84 million Target Center/Timberwolves Arena Minneapolis, Mn.
$45 million University of Denver Sports & Wellness Center Denver, Co.

$385 million Maricopa County Jail Expansion Program Phoenix, Az.
$35 million Dakota County Justice Center Hastings, Mn.
$28 million Dakota County Courthouse Hastings, Mn.
$21 million Dakota County Western Servive Center Apple Valley, Mn.

$55 million Minneapolis Children\'s Hospital Minneapolis, Mn.
$51 million Fairview Ridges Hospital Burnsville, Mn.
$50 million Methodist Hospital Expansion & Renovation Rochester, Mn.
$44 million Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children Tampa, Fl.
$20 million Deer Valley Medical Center Phoenix, Az.

$28 million Mayo Clinic Collaborative Research Building Scottsdale,Az.
$25 million International Diabetes Center St. Louis Park, Mn.

$90 million 44 Monroe Phoenix, Az.
$60 million Splendido at Rancho Vistoso Oro Valley, Az.
$30 million Portland Place Phoenix, Az.

$45 million Northwest Airlines 747-400 Hangar Bloomington, Mn.
$25 million Northwest Airlines Flight Simulator Eagan, Mn.

$42 million Carlson Center Corporate Office Campus Minnetonka, Mn.
$30 million Metris Office Building Scottsdale, Az.
$30 million Kierland Office Building Scottsdale, Az.
$28 million Normandale Lakes Office Building Bloomington, Mn.
$24 million Northwest Airlines Corporate Headquarters Eagan, Mn.
$18 million Prudential Office Building I & II Plymouth, Mn.
$16 million CPT Corporate Office Building Eden Prairie, Mn.

$16 million Mesa Ranch Plaza Mesa, Az.

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