The DPPM Team
Dennis Potts, MCRfounded DPPM after 26 years in the architecture, construction and project management industry. Dennis is also associated with Spyglass Realty Partners. His focus is on build-to-suit projects and tenant improvements. Dennis has received several awards which include the 2006 IIDA Calibre Award for Best Design on a Limited Budget, the 2005 Gold Nugget for Best Low Rise Apartment Project and The Staubach Company 2008 Top Achiever Award. Bachelor of Architecture, Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo.
Russ joined DPPM in 2011, adding significant depth to its design-build and construction expertise with over 25 years of solutions-driven, turn-key Project Management services to an extensive list of industries and clients. His expertise proves valuable to securing projects and adding such specialties as value engineering, design-build and innovative construction solutions. Russ maintains a hands-on, focused approach with each of his clients, and his estimating background is invaluable for developing and maintaining precise and complete program budgets. Russ was formerly project manager for Turner Construction. BS, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO
Tom AustinAs a Senior Project Manager, Tom provides project management for complex commercial, industrial, healthcare and retail projects. Tom has over 30 years of experience in development and construction industries. He has
a breadth of experience in land use entitlements, design, scheduling, claims
resolution, proforma, budgets, estimating, administration, contractor
selection, tenant improvements and construction draw requests. Ohio State University - Mechanical Engineering and LaSalle University - Law.
Andrew (Andy) Trost
Andy joined DPPM in 2011 to add depth to its design-build and construction expertise by bringing over 28 years of planning, design and construction experience to the DPPM Team. Andy spent 6 years with The RMS Group, Inc., a general contractor specializing in negotiated, turn-key project delivery. Prior to joining RMS, Andy was Vice President of Preconstruction at SASCO Electric, The Bentley Company and Enron Energy Services.
Jim CarrJim brings to his DPPM Projects over thirty years as a general contractor. Jim's projects have ranged from $50,000 to $35 million.
Richard has been involved in Engineering, Procurement and Construction for over thirty
years, and has specialized in commercial and industrial projects. Richard brings significant experience in
program/project management and commercial real estate development for
multi-site retail rollouts, new build and renovation programs globally. He has provided owner’s representation, staff
extension, permitting, strategic sourcing & procurement, and civil/site
design services to his clients
R. J. Brennan
Over the past seven years R. J. has saved his clients in excess
of $300m through innovative Workplace Strategy, Occupancy Analysis, Procurement
Advisory, Change Management services and Supply Chain teaming. His expertise
gained over his thirty-two year career provides a valuable resource in the
development of comprehensive project solutions.
John is a highly accomplished project manager with extensive
experience in development, management, construction and marketing of over $1
billion worth of high profile projects in the U.S. Diverse background includes
office, hotel, retail and residential projects and the expansion of business
operations throughout the U.S. and Europe
Dennis has been recognized by his clients and peers for
leadership and project management contributions. He served as the relationship Manager for Nelson Workplace Services for
the Bank of America Midwest Region for the 13 state Midwest Region totaling over 3 million square feet. Dennis also managed the 300,074 RSF project for Zurich Life Insurance in Schaumburg, IL.
a former Interior Design Director for an architectural firm in New Jersey,
Stacie Even has experience from space planning to construction drawings on commercial spaces up to 500,000 square feet. Responsibilities include
and creating/modifying existing plans to fit current conditions. Stacie’s
meticulous project management experience provides her the ability to schedule and
prioritize work flow along with detailed communication.
Steve Mandic is focused on
business development and marketing for DPPM. Steve has been in the business
development, architectural, commercial construction and facility management markets
for over 32 years. Steve is currently working with the DPPM team on CAFM, Emergency Preparedness planning and adding to DPPM's existing network of clients in Southern California and nationwide.
Lisa StummAs a former Facilities Manager, Lisa has 28 years of project management experience. She has worked in the design, facilities management and contract furniture industries. Bachelor of Arts – Interior Design, Mount Mary College 1982. Jennifer Hollis
Having run her own construction company prior to joining DPPM, Jennifer brings a wealth of experience Prior to starting her own firm, Jennifer worked for Webcor Builders. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree and a B-1 Contractor's license.
Controller. Terri works on every project from draw requests to invoicing and spreadsheet analysis. She is often teamed with our clients' accounting staff to tie project accounting into their company accounting.
Please contact us for a workload analysis of our team members.