Paul Schendl provides consultative services and client team management for a wide array of professional services clients. Mr. Schendl’s general responsibilities include strategic and operational planning, concept development, organizational and process re-engineering, operational staffing, budget establishment and control, service procurement, contract development and negotiation, management reporting, schedule development and maintenance, data collection, issue identification, activity integration, tracking and resolution, and cost analysis and control.
Mr. Schendl has more than 18 years experience providing clients with a variety of management services in multi-project environments. His most recent engagements include the following:
- Assisting the Board of Directors of the Georgia Tech Facilities, Inc. in project management oversight of approximately $250 million in privately funded new construction on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology. This included development and revision of contract leases, site licenses, and memorandums of understanding required to construct these facilities, contract administration, payment application review and approval and change order review and approval.
- Assisting the professional services division of Emory University’s healthcare organization with project management support for the implementation of 20 initiatives to improve business processes, including support systems. This includes integration of cross-departmental and third party activities.
- Assisting members of two consortiums in implementing project management processes to support two $30 million dollar government-funded research and development computer software integration efforts. This includes development of computerized CPM management schedules, assessing progress against these schedules and reporting same, and identifying problems /issues and facilitating their resolution.
- Assisting the nation’s largest managed care provider for psychiatric illnesses in integrating three newly purchased competitors into one company and the sale of one division of the corporation.
His major program experience includes providing overall planning and management services to the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games (ACOG) in the areas of transportation, logistics and accreditation. In this capacity, he was directly responsible for the development, implementation, and management of processes utilized to successfully deliver over $150 million in total program value. Some of his specific tasks in support of this engagement included:
- Developed and managed a $41.8 million budget for warehousing, transporting, installing, removing and disposing of all of the assets and supplies needed to stage the 1996 Olympic Games. Included in this budget were the costs for the cleaning and waste management operations at the Olympic venues.
- Oversaw the preparation of operational plans for the logistical support of several major non-competition venues including the Olympic Village at Georgia Tech and the Olympic Welcome Center at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport. This included development of program schedules used for the load-in and outfitting of these venues with furniture, fixtures and equipment.
- Developed operational policy documents for the Logistics program and communicated these policies to other ACOG programs, vendors and suppliers.
- Contracted for and managed support services including architectural modification of facilities, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, specialized courier operations and transportation services.
In addition to his program management experience, Mr. Schendl has over seven years experience in project management and estimating for major construction projects. This experience includes bidding, purchasing materials, allocating labor, contract administration, and field supervision on a variety of construction projects. He has also developed Near Term Schedules, written progress reports, and conducted Job Coordination Meetings for construction scheduling and move-in engagements. Significant projects include:
- Georgia Tech Graduate and Undergraduate Living Centers
- Burroughs Welcome Pharmaceutical Plant
- Ritz Carlton Downtown Atlanta Hotel
- Georgia World Congress Center
- Macy’s Peachtree Cellar
Through his association with Draper & Associates, Mr. Schendl has acquired extensive experience in claims analysis. Among his responsibilities have been the development, maintenance, and utilization of various forms of database computer software for document review and data collection, development of as-planned and as-built schedules, and the utilization of these tools in the analysis of relevant issues concerning specific claims. Significant Projects include:
- Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne
- Hunter Army Airfield Barracks
- Tower Place 200
- Bear Creek Water Treatment Plant
- Rose Hall Jamaica Ritz Carlton
- Lakeside Water Treatment Plant
- Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Automated Guideway Transit System
- Georgia 400 Highway Extension
- Illinois State Toll Highway Authority North-South Tollway