New Operations or Facilities

Listed here are some of the projects I’ve managed in the category of New Operations or Facilities:

Year Project Project Detail
2014 Relocate MF1 helicopter base from Lancaster to Ross County, OH
  • Site Selection and Community Outreach.
  • Negotiated contract for permanent base.
  • Developed the drawings.
  • Temporary basing with Ambulance MF14.
  • Designed and built FAA approved helipad.
  • Project Team: Air and Ambulance Crews, V.P. of Safety, Air Carrier, Medcare Ambulance, Adena Hospital, IT and Facility Maintenance.
  • Cost: $50K.
2013-2014 MF9 – Start-up New Helicopter Base in Fayette County Ohio
  • Site selection, community partnering and outreach.
  • Hired and trained staff.
  • Aircraft acquisition.
  • Managed contractual work with county.
  • Facilitied Base design with architect.
  • Wrote RFP’s, selected contractor, and managed construction.
  • Procured Medical Equipment.
  • Coordinated temporary base development and operations.
  • Project Team: Business Development, HR, IT, Finance, and Facilities Maintenance.
  • Cost: $350K.
2013 MF14 – New Critical Care Ambulance Base MF14 in Ross County, OH
  • Site Selection and Community Partnering.
  • Hired and trained staff.
  • Procured medical equipment.
  • Partnered with hospital and ambulance company for base design and construction.
  • Developed sub lease base from Ambulance partner to co-locate bases.
  • Project Team: Ambulance Director, Adena Hospital, Medcare Ambulance, Business Development, IT, and Facility Maintenance.
  • Cost: $60K.
2012-2013 Relocate MF5 Helicopter base from Lodi, OH to Galion, OH
  • Site Selection, community outreach, contract with city of Galion.
  • Wrote and managed RFP and Construction project to upgrade a residential house to a commercial base.
  • Developed the drawings with users and architect.
  • Designed and built FAA helipad.
  • Project Team: Business Development, MF5 Team, Gallion Airport Authority, IT, and Facilitiy Maintenance.
  • Cost: $180K.
2012-2013 Relocate MF16 from Wooster, OH to Akron, OH
  • Site Selection and community outreach.
  • Wrote Statement of Work and negotiated build out cost with property owner.
  • Monitored construction and relocated team.
  • Project Team: Ambulance Director, Risk Management, IT, and Finance.
  • Cost: $20K.
2012 Relocate MF1 from Columbus, OH to Fairfield County Airport
  • Site Selection, Community Outreach, and property research / purchase.
  • Performed the General Contractor role for the construction project to upgrade a residential house to a commercial base.
  • Developed the drawings. RFP contractors, plans approvals.
  • Designed and built FAA helipad and Jet Fuel system.
  • Coordinated temporary base and operations.
  • Project Team: Air Carrier, MF1 Team, IT, Risk Management, and Facility Maintenance.
  • Cost: $360K.
2010 New base location for MF16 Critical Care Ambulance in Wooster, OH
  • Property selection and base design with user.
  • Wrote SOW and negotiated build out cost with property owner.
  • Monitored construction and relocated team.
  • Project Team: Ambulance Director, Risk Management, and IT.
  • Cost: $10K.
2008 MF 8 – Start up closed Helicopter Operation in New Philadelphia Ohio that was recently abandoned
  • Community partnering and outreach.
  • Hired and trained staff.
  • Aircraft acquisition, and equipment acquisition.
  • Coordinated base upgrade modifications.
  • Project Team: Business Development, HR, MF4 Team, IT, Risk Management, and Air Carrier.
  • Cost: $90K.
2007 MedFlight 7 – Joint Venture with Health Net in Huntington, WV
  • MF7/HN4 – Joint Venture with Cabell Huntington Hospital to place a new aircraft and base in Portsmouth Ohio.
  • Worked with Healthnet, who had operational control, to provide the planning and project management steps, while coaching them in the management of the project.
  • Medflight to have joint governance sharing both risk, profit, and loss.
  • Project Team: Healthnet Leadership, and MedFlight Leadership
  • Cost: unknown.
2005-2006 MF6 -Start a new Helicopter Base in Morgan County Ohio
  • Site selection, community partnering and outreach.
  • Hired and trained staff.
  • Aircraft acquisition and medical configuration.
  • Coordinated temporary base solution and permanent base design.
  • Managed procurement and construction project.
  • Project Team: Business Development, HR, Risk Managment, Air Carrier, IT and Finance.
  • Cost: $250K.