Amanda Randall-Capobianco

Project Director

  • Meticulous real estate and facility professional with over 18 years of experience in the project management field Repeated and proven success in facilities planning, furnitureprocurement, installation and relocation
  • Proven ability to ensure a successful project completed on time and within budget
  • Experience in Life Sciences, Healthcare, Financial, Legal and Higher Education Industries

Experience

Dowling Houy LLC,

Project Director 1/16 – Present

Boston University • Headwall Photonics, Inc. • MIT • Road to Responsibility • Woodrow Wilson Academy • Energetiq Technologies, Inc.

Senior Project Manager, 0/12 – 12/15

AVEO Pharmaceuticals • Cambridge Trust Company • Christie & Co. • DedhamMedicalAssociates • Eink Homesite Insurance • IR+M • Macrolide Pharmaceuticals • NAMI • Nexage, Inc. • UMass Boston, ICI

  • Working with clients on pre-construction programming andbudgeting
  • Overseeing Construction & Design Team for facilities build outs and renovations from schematic to occupancy
  • Overseeing initial equipment and furniture layouts
  • Creating detailed daily and monthly schedules used in pre- & move activities planning
  • Scheduling and overseeing all aspects of move pre-planning, implementation and post move activities Creating and issuing RFPs for all move services, providing detailed analysis and recommendations for vendor selection
  • Creating all written materials for packing instructions & new building orientation.

Peabody Office Furniture, Boston MA

Project Manager, 9/08 – 10/12

Abry Partners • Brown Rudnick • Harvard Law School • Altra • City Year • Newton Wellesley Hospital • Brandeis University • Domestic Bank • Towers Perrin • Brigham & Women’s Hospital • Greater Boston Food Bank • W2 Racepoint

  • Managed complicated multi-million-dollar furniture projects. Acted as main liaison between internal project team, client, architect, manufacturer and vendors.
  • Ran in-house weekly meetings to ensure that client deliverables and key project milestones were being met.
  • Communicated critical project details to architect, contractor, landlord, and client to ensure seamless project implementation.
  • Created and issued RFPs for installation services.
  • Worked with client, manufacturer, contractor and furniture installation companies to establish delivery logistics and schedule.
  • Oversaw furniture installation process and managed all field issues.
  • Tracked punchlist items and worked with all responsible parties to complete on client’s timeline. Tracked furniture budget and change orders to ensure all changes to scope were documented and accounted for. 

FOX RPM, Boston MA, 10/00 – 8/08

Project Manager

  • Allmerica Financial • Harvard University • Phillips Medical Systems • Agilent Technologies • John Hancock/Manulife • PriceWaterhouseCoopers • Brigham and Women’s Hospital • Merrimack Pharmaceutical • Sionex Corp. • Ernst and Young • Nitromed • State Street
  • Responsible for many complicated multi-phased relocations in a wide variety of industries. Negotiated contracts for service providers on behalf of clients, created and tracked clients’ budgets, reviewed invoices to ensure they were in line with budgets and services provided.
  • Created and tracked detailed project schedules – tracked various aspects of project to completion. Managed equipment matrixes used in lab planning including creating initial inventory; tracked all changes throughout length of project and communicated to project teams.
  • Managed installation and relocation teams, ensuring all deliverables needed for relocation projects were available within time frames outlined in project schedules.
  • Worked with contractors, building management, security contractors, and other vendors to ensure seamless transitions and to minimize disruption to the clients’ workflow.
  • Created communications packages used in pre and post move activities. Ran orientation meetings prior to moves to communicate move details to client’s staff. Provided on site presence after moves to quickly tackle any issue that arose.
  • Oversaw the scheduling of all vendors required to executed moves; managed vendors when on-site for pre and post move activities.

EDUCATION

BS in Marketing Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

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