ATICA: Mike Whalen
ATICA: Affiliated Timber Investment Conversion Advisors, Inc.
Mike Whalen

Mike Whalen

Whalen Consulting

PROFILE
EXPERIENCE IN PROJECT AND PLANT MANAGEMENT, SOLVING DAY TO DAY PROBLEMS, MAINTENANCE AND ELECTRICAL. SUPERVISION, DESIGN, BUDGET, SCHEDULING, PURCHASING, OVER-SEEING SUBS, AND SUPERVISING EMPLOYEES. STRONG BACK GROUND IN LOGIC CONTROL AND PLC's RESOLVING SAFETY AND ENVIROMENTAL ISSUES.

USE OF POSITIVE LEADERSHIP AND EFFECTIVE COMUNICATION SKILLS TO WORK WITH OWNERS, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, UPPER MANAGEMENT, EMPLOYEES AND ENGINEERS. PRIOR PLANNING, PRIDE IN WORKMANSHIP, DO IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME PHILOSOPHY.

12 YEARS IN PRODUCTION MANGEMENT. 27 YEARS IN CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTINANCE SUPERVISION AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT.

I SET SHORT AND LONG TERM GOALS I BELIEVE IN TRAINING EMPLOYEES FOR MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY AND LONGTERM EMPLOYMENT. I AM CREATIVE AND BELIEVE IN HANDS ON MANAGEMENT.

EXPERIENCE

  • 2010-2015
    SELF-EMPLOYED MISC. CONSTRUCTION, DESIGN AND CONSULTING PROJECTS.
  • 03/2008-06/2009
    PROJECT MANAGER FOR SUSSTAINABLE FOREST SYSTEMS IN SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA OVERSEE CONSTURCTION OF SAWMILL AND VENEER PLANT
  • 2000-2008
    GEN CONTRACTOR. CAL. LIC. CL A,B, AND C10 GEN. ENGINEERING, GEN BUILDING, AND ELECTRICAL. UNDERGROUND ULTILITIES, REMODELS, SPEC-HOUSES AND ELECTRICAL PROJECTS. ALSO SPECIALIZED WELDING, MACHINING, AND FABRICATION PROJECTS.
  • 1995-2000
    CONSTRUCTION SUPT. FOR U.S.N.R. BASED IN WOODLAND WASH. MANAGED SAWMILL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN CALIF. WASH. ORE. NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA, AND GEORGIA.
  • 1992-1995
    DEVELOPED A 100 AC SUBDIVISION.
  • 1987-1992
    CONST. AND MAINT. SUPT. AND PROJECT MANAGER FOR FIBERBOARD CORP. OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY OF ALL PHASES OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A SMALL LOG MILL IN CHINESE CAMP, CALIF.
    RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED:
    • ASSISTING OWNERS IN DEVELOPMENT OF PROJECT OBJECTIVES
    • EVALUATING SPECIAL NEEDS AND FEASIBILITY OF PROJECT
    • CREATING A BUDGET
    • DEVELOPING DESIGNS AND WORKING WITH THE ENGINEER
    • PURCHASE ALL O.E.M. AND FABRICATED EQUIPMENT
    • HIRING AND OVERSEEING ALL SUB CONTRACTORS
    • ENSURING PROJECT WAS COMPLETED ON TIME
    • MONITERING PROJECT FOR QUALITY CONTROL

    SMALLER MAINTENCE AND CONST. PROJECTS INCLUDED:
    • TROUBLESHOOTING MECHANCIAL PROBLEMS FOR AN ENGINEERED BOARD PLANT IN ROXBORO, N.C.
    • BUILDING AND INSTALLING TWO NEW COMPUTER CONTROLED CARRIAGES, AND A BREAKDOWN HOIST AND RESTACKER FOR SNIDER LUMBER PRODUCTS
  • 1975-1087
    PLANT MANAGER FOR SNIDER LUMBER PRODUCTS IN WALLACE CALIF. THE PLANT WAS VERY SUCCESFULL WITH MINIMUM DOWN TIME AND VERY LITTLE TURN OVER. SNIDER LUMBER PRODUCTS IN WALLACE CALIF.

EDUCATION
NEW MEXICO MILITARY INSTITUTE IN ROSWELL N.M.
- MAJORED IN INDUSTRIAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AND DESIGN