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Thomas Hochevar
Works at Wingate, Inc., Contracting and Design
Attended Michigan State University
Lives in Grand Rapids, MI

Construction Accountability   

Ability to contribute experience:
self responsibility, people skills, construction knowledge, business insight.               

Professionalism and driven for corporation achievement, self determined, self directed, straightforward and genuine.



Construction and Business   16 years    

Principal Officer; client relations, business development, providing operations direction                         

Wingate, Inc. Construction & Design Corporation, Rochester and Charleviox, Mi.,   (03/1991-10/2007)

Preconstruction to final:  establishing credibility; clients trust and assurance, and carry out presentations for project scope; method, schedule, cost.  Providing; leadership for design/build construction activities.

Demonstrated proficiency areas: proposal presentations amid clientele, generating project specifications, script proposals, hard bid & performing conceptual estimates, executing bid packages, analysis of bid accuracy, monitoring budget limitations. 

Also: site feasibility, logistics/mobilization studies, plan design/shop drawing contribution, matching lump sum project bids and coordinating with plans/specifications.  Additionally: producing schedules and preparing legal docs.

Success: contributed to multiple concurrent ground up construction projects; organization grew from; prior client relations, established reputation, assembled and nurtured although scrutinized long term multidisciplinary crews. 



General Manager of New Home Developments   11 years   

Corporate point person; project manager, field, sales and marketing

Trinity Development Corporation, Rochester, Mi.,                                                               

Umbrella, building & development alliance program for 12 GC corp.’s conducting ground up construction jointly within five concurrent developments, PUD and plat; 75% single family, 20% multifamily, 10% apartment, retail strip.                                                        

As liaise; for Development, for GC’s performed; field presence and project management.  Provided GC’s reliance for; client presentations, structures planning, design role, site feasibility, provided: estimating, procurement, take-offs.

As sales and marketing manager catalyst for 90% sales, established; the marketing program, initiated strategies dissimilar from the competition for streamlining methods; plan design, features, staging.                                                                                                                 
Success contributed toward the completion of 765+ structures, $ 150,000,000.00 of values; the close out of 5 concurrent developments.  Produced; profitability to the development corporation, profitability to 12 GC corporations.


Project letter available, design/build; ground up high end residential, commercial, resort, multifamily, retail strip

Education       Michigan State University: BS, non-related to industry.

Software         Excel, Word, Project, Outlook, PowerPoint; dedicated data base and specialized industry software.

Interactions   Architects, consulting engineers, testing firms, municipalities, and designers.

Licenses         Former; Certified Building Designer 16 yrs, CPBD, Real Estate Principal Brokers, Corporate Builders Licenses 20 yrs.                


  • Michigan State University
    Bachelor of Science, non-related to background industry
Basic Information
Other names
Construction: Building Designer, GC Building Professional, Preconstruction, Sales & Marketing, Provide Operations Direction, Design Build, Business Development
  • Wingate, Inc., Contracting and Design
    Construction: Preconstruction, Provide Operations Direction, Design Build, Business Development, present
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Grand Rapids, MI
Rochester, MI - Charleviox, Mi - Steamboat Springs, Co - Half Moon Bay, Ca