RICE & GARDNER CONSULTANTS JOINS PROJECT CONTROL
Project Control has announced that Rice & Gardner Consultants, Inc. has joined forces with our firm today. Based in Houston, Rice & Gardner will operate as a division of Project Control. Led by Jim Rice, Rice & Gardner was established in 2005 with core competencies of program management and building commissioning. Rice & Gardner is […]
Brenda Smith brings over 20 years of experience in project management and architecture. She enjoys listening to what clients need while understanding their parameters (square footage, financial constraints, timeline, etc.) and then providing guidance in selecting the right project team and making informed decisions which leads to a final project that meets or exceeds their needs and vision. Brenda holds a degree in Architecture from Texas Tech University.
Justin Short applies more than 25 years’ experience in project management and estimating to the projects he manages. As a former owner of a construction estimating firm, Justin’s unique perspective represents a key to his success in delivering on-budget and on-time projects.
John Sharpstene serves as a resourceful professional with success leading capital projects, planning, and facility management for diverse Fortune 500 and institutional clients. His 35 years of experience in design and construction makes him adept at evaluating facility and space needs, developing cost-effective solutions, and navigating high-stress environments. He believes that every client is unique and prides himself on exceeding client goals by leading collaborative teams to deliver world-class facilities.
With over 35 years’ experience representing clients, Del Reibold enjoys the opportunity to build honest and trusting relationships with new and existing clients. His talents include negotiation, stakeholder and team management, schedules and budgets, and risk management. Del’s work throughout the United States includes projects in education, corporate campuses, food and beverage, infrastructure, museums, and sports and entertainment. He holds a degree in Construction Engineering from the University of Nebraska.
As an owner’s representative and client advocate, Jim Michel undertakes projects as if he were part owner and holds great pride in completing projects on time, on budget, and per the owner’s expectations – all while maintaining exceptional quality. Over 35 years of construction experience affords him the ability to foresee issues that may arise before they impact the project and proactively provide solutions.
Patti McAtee applies her ability to establish and maintain strong public, private, and philanthropic relationships to expanding our Midwest presence as Director of Business Development. She brings over 35 years’ experience in fundraising, community relations, campaigns, marketing, and public relations and serves as a great asset to clients in the planning stages of their capital projects. Patti actively serves on the Board of Directors for the Council Bluffs Airport Authority and World Speaks Omaha.
Rob Lamberson offers clients a great perspective with a background in project management, architecture, construction administration, and commissioning. He appreciates the opportunity to work on his client’s behalf, allowing them to focus on their daily responsibilities while delivering their projects on time and on budget with their best interest at heart. Rob enjoys creating and fostering relationships with all team members as he understands this critical aspect in a project’s success.
Steven Hill brings over 25 years’ experience to his role as Senior Project Manager and Inspector. Steven’s results-oriented approach includes expertise in estimating, value engineering, managing the budget, schedule, change orders, monitoring QA/QC, and day-to-day activities of the design, construction, and move-in/close-out phases of a project. Steven graduated from West Texas A&M University.
Liz Harvey applies her 15 years’ experience in the A/E/C industry as Director of Client Development in Dallas. She brings a wealth of experience in client relationship building, marketing, and public relations. Liz serves on the CMAA North Texas board and is actively involved with SMPS Dallas, Hearts and Hammers, Dallas and Fort Worth Construction, Second Wind Adopt-a-Family, and many other organizations in support of the community and industry.
Jessica Goodrich’s leadership affords her the ability to build great relationships with her clients and AEC industry partners. She is highly skilled in writing and updating specifications and contracts, document control, and managing budgets for multiple projects. She holds a degree in Construction Management from University of Nebraska – Kearney and a MBA from Chadron State College. Jessica is involved in NAWIC, University of Nebraska-Kearney Construction Management Advisory Council, and Metropolitan Community College Construction Advisory Council.