David Brown Jr, MBA

Well-versed Project Manager with MBA
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“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
– Walt Disney

Your Business Is Our Priority

To achieve anything in life you must first get your feet wet. You have to dive in and take a chance on a new game plan. Don’t get caught up in analysis paralysis and be too unwilling to make a move. You must venture new paths to obtain success. I do not embrace excuses. I only embrace solutions. I’m a problem solver. I hack into peoples’ situations and problems and find their system’s vulnerabilities. I find the weak points and flaws, and I attempt to solve the problem with a recommended solution. Don’t let things get out of control. I can help. Call David.

Primary Practice Areas

System Implementation

To implement a new system you must have a team of “wanters.” Everybody wants something and needs something. You must first collaborate and motivate the team to want to achieve success. Motivation is a key element to effectively implementing any new system.

Process Improvement

You can’t manage what you can’t measure. You must implement a tracking system to define and control problems. Process improvement is about analyzing and improving upon what is already in place. To be successful you must focus on continuous improvement.

Project Management

A project is a temporary endeavor to create a unique product, service or result. You must first define the project’s scope and resources, and a project has a defined beginning and end in time. What is your project? What is your goal you would like to achieve? David Can help.

Education

Southern New Hampshire University | http://www.snhu.edu | Online | From Sept 2012 to Oct 2016

Area of Study/Major: Master of Business Administration in Project Management

Cumulative GPA: 3.9

DeVry University | http://www.devry.edu | Online | From Sept 2005 to Oct 2007

Area of Study/Major: Bachelor of Science in Technical Management

Cumulative GPA: 3.9

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh | https://www.artinstitutes.edu/pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, PA | From June 2002 to Sept 2003

Area of Study/Major: Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Product Design

Left University due to work/life/school balance issues at a young age. Decided to pursue other opportunities.

ITT Technical Institute | http://itt-tech.info | Monroeville, PA | From Sept 1999 to Sept 2001

Area of Study/Major: Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in Computer-Aided Drafting

Cumulative GPA: 3.8

Need A Consultant?

Do you have a business problem you are struggling with? Do you have an idea you want to turn into a reality? David is an MBA grad with experience and qualities that make him easy to work with and a suitable consultant for a variety of business and project management requirements.

Work Experience

CEO, Director of Business Development | Spider Teams, LLC | https://spiderteams.com | Coral, PA | From Jan 2016 to Present

Sells new projects to seekers | Acts as liaison between customers and developers | Manages projects | Coordinates between developers in Pakistan and customers all over the world | Maintains accounts payable and receivables | Tracks business expenses | Prime decision maker | Controls costs and operations

Project Manager, Engineering Manager | Master Woodcraft Corp. | http://master-woodcraft.com | Washington, PA | From Feb 2009 to May 2018

Managed a team of three draftsman  |  Produced shop drawings using AutoCAD | Checked subordinate drawings | Project coordination | Project Management | Prepared project estimates | Prepared takeoffs | Prepared submittal packages | Prepared preliminary budgets | Evaluated project costs | Requested proposals from vendors | Requests for information | Coordinated on-site work | Prepared LEED documents | Led the FSC program for office | Outsourced shop drawings | Prepared change order requests | Implemented new estimating system | Implemented new project management system

President | Wood Trade Services LLC | Washington, PA | From Oct 2014 to Jan 2018

Provided shop drawing services  |  Developed reality capture drawings | Provided estimating services | Provided project management services | Developed a project management web-app using WordPress | Analyzed cost data | Developed a system for analyzing woodwork project costs using Microsoft Excel

President, Drafter | Dynamic Drafting Services | Bridgeville, PA | From Mar 2008 to Sept 2012

Subcontractor that prepared casework/millwork shop drawings for architectural millwork shops | Worked with 10 different customers on an ongoing basis while maintaining full-time employment | Ran projects efficiently | Determined project scope and requirements | Produced drawings in AutoCAD| Tracked receivables and accurately tracked and controlled expenses | Discontinued this business when beginning to earn a Master’s degree in Project Management

Draftsman | Allegheny Millwork | http://www.alleghenymillwork.com | Lawrence, PA | From Feb 2008 to Feb 2009

Produced submittal casework drawings using AutoCAD | Determined project scope/requirements | Evaluated specifications | Reviewed quotations, takeoffs and architectural drawings | Submitted RFIs to project management and customers | Met with sales, estimating, and project management to coordinate information | Assisted shop employees with problem-solving

Drafter, Jr. Engineer | The Anthony Galluzzo Corporation | http://www.anthonygalluzzocorp.com | Londonderry, NH | From Mar 2007 to Feb 2008

Produced submittal casework drawings using AutoCAD | Determined project scope/requirements | Evaluated specifications | Reviewed quotations, takeoffs and architectural drawings | Submitted RFIs to project management and customers | Met with sales, estimating and project management to coordinate information | Assisted shop employees with problem-solving | Developed dynamic blocks | Implemented new drafting tools and system

Drafter, Detailer | PolyVision | https://polyvision.com | Dixonville, PA | From Nov 2000 to Feb 2007

Produced submittal casework drawings using AutoCAD | Determined project scope/requirements | Evaluated specifications | Reviewed quotations, takeoffs and architectural drawings | Submitted RFIs to project management and customers | Met with sales, estimating and project management to coordinate information | Released drawings to shop for fabrication | Created cutlists and edgebanding reports, material and hardware summary reports | Produced DXF files for CNC machining | Assisted shop employees with fabrication questions and problem-solving | Pulled stock from inventory and issued purchase orders

Primary Strengths

These are David’s primary qualities and strengths.
  • Analytical
  • Artistic
  • Intuitive
  • Problem Solver

Honor Society

The National Society of Leadership and Success | https://www.societyleadership.org/

 

Software

AutoCAD Proficiency: Advanced Knowledge

WordPress Proficiency: Advanced Knowledge

HTML Proficiency: Advanced Knowledge

CSS Proficiency: Basic Knowledge

Microsoft Word Proficiency: Advanced Knowledge

Microsoft Excel Proficiency: Expert Knowledge

Smartsheet Proficiency: Proficient

Photoshop Proficiency: Basic Knowledge

Adobe Acrobat Pro Dc Proficiency: Advanced Knowledge

Alliance Millsoft: Expert Knowledge

Planswift: Advanced Knowledge

Go-Getter
Doer
Empathetic
Compassionate
Helper
Determined
Trustworthy
Capable
Humble
Funny
Kind
Smart
Witty
Leader
Ethical

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