JOHN R. HUTCHINSON 17 Spartina CrescentResidence: 843.757.1851 Bluffton, SC 29910Hutchijosc[at]yahoo.com Cell: 843.338.9062
REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL - Successful record in managing diverse, multi-million dollar residential communities from inception through completion.
EXPERIENCE: Twenty-five years of progressive experience in the high volume Residential Real Estate Development industry. FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE: Ability to consistently deliver financial goals while maintaining schedule milestones and internal/external customer satisfaction. COMMUNICATION: Consistently received high performance marks for communications to staff and senior management. Constantly leveraged and taught the principle that company success is derived from the synergy of all business units. LEADERSHIP: Ability to motivate and inspire people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and expertise. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple internal and external parties to ensure project success and customer satisfaction.
EDUCATION and LICENSES: Ferris State College, Associate Degree in Surveying University of Dayton, Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering Registered Professional Engineer, State of Colorado #24515
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2006 9/2008: Director of Land Charleston SC, Division, Centex Homes Recruited specifically to rebuild the Land Development Department for the Charleston, South Carolina Division, a 700 unit per year organization. Through the institution of new processes and procedures, reorganized the LD Team resulting in a 25% overall cost reduction, as well as on time and on budget delivery of lots. Successfully guided the planning, engineering and construction of three large master planned communities Carolina Bay (2300 Lots); Mckewn Plantation (2100 Lots); Old Rice Retreat at Cane Bay (751 Lots). Instituted a Value Engineering program resulting in annual savings in excess of $1 Million. Created and managed the HOAs for the division.
2002 2006:Regional Director of Land Mid Atlantic Region, Centex Homes Provided technical and managerial support for the 12 Land Development departments in the region (New Jersey to Coastal Georgia). Miscellaneous troubleshooting actions, as directed by the Executive VP of the Region. Responsible for garnering Best Practices from around the region and using them to improve the performance of other Divisional Land teams. Served as the Regional Storm Water Compliance Officer in conjunction with Centex Homes EPA Compliance efforts. Created and facilitated training programs that addressed grading and drainage, EPA compliance, and a comprehensive overview of the Land Development process. Conducted two eight-hour training sessions each quarter as a part of Centex Homes Bootcamp Program. Conducted a pre-audit process for the Divisions prior to the formal internal financial audit. Participated in a corporate initiative to create a Land Needs Assessment and to select process for an appropriate software package.
1999 - 2002:Director of Land Development, Del Webb's Sun City Hilton Head, Bluffton, SC 1998- 1999:Land Development Manager Directed all land development forward planning, entitlement, engineering, construction and community relations for a 5600 Acre, 8500 unit Active Adult, master planned community. Instrumental in the formation and management of an in-house 65-employee construction company, which performed grading, underground utility, and road construction. Member of the Board of Directors for the Homeowners Association. Participated in the formulation and completion of the of the Land Development Certification process. Instructor in the Del Webb High Performance Learning System.
1994 1998:Land Development Manager, Centex Homes, Denver CO Management of all phases of land development process from feasibility through acceptance of public improvements. Implementation and monitoring of the plot plan process and standards. Formulation and facilitation of several land development workshops on corporate and divisional levels.
1988 1994:President, Hutchinson Management, Denver, CO Provided acquisition services, land development consulting and construction management for numerous Front Range builders, including Centex Homes.
MILITARY SERVICE United States Naval Reserve, 2 years active duty