Resume & Project Experience

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5818 West Hobe Court, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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To obtain a full-time position with an organization wherein I can use my years of experience to improve the quality of design documentation, improve the quality of bidding and construction, improve the overall quality of buildings, to assist with resolution of design and construction related problems, to help assure that the design and construction of buildings are the best they can be.


Summary of Experience

Over 37 years experience as an architect, 24 years as a firm principal.  Involved in every task imaginable in the profession of architecture including programming, design, construction documentation, specifications writing, construction administration and project close-out.  In depth experience in firm management, assembly of construction documents, contract administration, QA/QC and investigation and resolution of design and construction related problems (forensics).



Bachelor of Architecture, University of Minnesota, 1974

Bachelor of Arts – Architecture, University of Minnesota, 1972


Work Experience

Perkins+Will, Minneapolis, MN / June 2006 to Present

Senior Associate / Technical Director & Senior Project Manager

Scheduling & performing QA/QC of all projects in office.  Worked with design teams during all phases, assisting in resolution of design and construction issues.  Assembly of building code analysis for hospitals and other projects of a complex nature, acted as building code resource person.  Presented in-office seminars on all aspects of QA/QC, construction detailing, project management and other architecture related topics.


Stageberg-Beyer-Sachs Architects, Inc., Minneapolis, MN / June 1982 to June 2006

Principal / CFO

Involved in all aspects or running an architecture firm, including marketing, design, construction detailing, assembly of specifications and administration of construction.  Responsible for managing the firm on a day to day basis, insuring deadlines were met and managing all financial aspects of firm.  Staff ranged in size from 15-20 architects for 24 years.  Special interest in design of building enclosure systems, roofs, exterior  walls, curtainwalls, windows, foundation drainage, all systems required to separate occupied space from the exterior elements.  Performed forensic work on exterior enclosure systems as need and opportunity afforded.


Hodne / Stageberg Partners Architects, Minneapolis, MN / May 1978 to June 1982

Construction Administrator / Project Manager

Set up and managed field office at the IBM Complex in Rochester, MN.  Responsible for leasing office space, hiring and managing staff of seven, construction contract administration of a seven building, 700,000 sf expansion of IBM’s Research and Development Facility.  Primary contact with owner and contractor during construction.  Project manager for 32 story high-rise project in Mpls.  Project was a fast-tracked, multi-owner, multi-occupancy project including parking garage, bank and offices, skyway, hotel, office condominiums and residential condominiums.  This was a complex project with multiple general and prime contracts, with multiple owners with divergent needs and agendas.


Ellerbe Architects, Minneapolis, MN / December 1974 to May 1978

Staff Architect

Design and documentation of hospitals and medical clinics.  Project size ranged from two story medical office buildings and radiation treatment facilities to ten story hospital projects.  Experience also included renovation and upgrade hospital suites in existing facilities.  On select projects performed QA/QC coordination between architecture and engineering disciplines.

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Project Experience for...


5818 West Hobe Court, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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Perkins+Will Project Experience / 2006 to 2011


·         ANW Angma Clinic Expansion, Mpls, MN – code analysis work

·         AT&T Remodel Project, Mpls, MN / QAQC review, code analysis

·         Best Buy Corporation, Richfield, MN / film corrosion on glass problem resolution

·         Cargill Renovation Projects, Minneapolis, MN / QAQC review

·         CB Richard Ellis / Fallon Offices Modifications, Mpls, MN – code analysis work

·         Coon Rapids Ice Arena, Coon Rapids, MN / QAQC reviews

·         Crow Creek Tribal School, xx, North Dakota / QAQC, code analysis, CD overview assistance

·         FSH Special Care Nursery /medical clinic, Mpls, MN – code analysis work

·         Grand Forks Red River High School, Grand Forks, ND / QAQC, CD overview assistance

·         Great River Energy Headquarters Building, Maple Grove, MN / QAQC review, CD overview

·         Great River Energy, Maple Grove, MN / spontaneous glass breakage, nickel sulfide inclusion

·         GreenSpaces Office Complex, New Delhi, India / project management, CD overview, QAQC

·         Hines Office Tower, Mpls, MN / programming, project management, code analysis, cost estimate

·         Lake Crystal Elementary School, Lake Crystal, MN / code analysis work, CD overview, QAQC

·         Microsoft Corporation, Fargo, ND / design & construction related issues

·         Mpls. Convention Center Facility Condition Assessment / FCA work

·         Mpls. Convention Center Fireproofing Project, Mpls, MN / forensic work, CD’s, contract admin

·         Hennepin Community College BioSciences & Health Career Ctr, Mpls, MN/ QAQC, code review

·         Northwestern College Community Life Student Commons, St. Paul, MN – QA/QC/ CD overview

·         Pohlad Residence, Lake of the Isles, Mpls, MN / roof problem research and resolution

·         Princess Nora University, Saudi Arabia / QAQC review, CD overview assistance

·         Sacred Heart Hospital, xxx, WI / code assessment & facility assessment

·         Shattuck – St. Mary’s School, xx, MN / CD overview / QAQC review

·         Southwest MN Medical Center, Morris, MN / QAQC review, code analysis, CD overview

·         St. Cloud Hospital Addition & Renov, St. Cloud, MN / QAQC review, code review consulting

·         St. Mary’s Hospital, Grand Junction, CO / QAQC review, code analysis & negotiations

·         Target Center Facility Assessment, Mpls, MN / assemble facility condition assessment

·         Thrivent Auditorium Sprinkler Modifications, Mpls, MN – forensic investigation, improvements

·         Triton Middle School Addition, xx, MN / code analysis work, CD overview, QAQC

·         University of North Dakota Laboratory, Grand Forks, ND / QAQC, code review, CD overview

·         Wentworth Library Remodel, West St. Paul, MN / QA/QC review

·         Wilder Foundation Office Building, St. Paul, MN / QAQC review

·         Winona College of Business, Winona, MN / code analysis work

·         Youngstown State Business School, Youngstown, OH – code analysis work




Earlier Experience / prior to 2006

            Stageberg-Beyer-Sachs Architects

            A partial list of projects of which Mr. Sachs has had key design and/or management roles:



·         University of Minnesota Duluth Library, Duluth MN Campus

·         U of M Library Access Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

·         U of M Digital Technology Center (Walter Library Renovation/Addition), Minneapolis Campus, MN



·         ENPPI, Headquarters Building - Engineering for the Petroleum / Process Industry, Cairo, Egypt

·         Marquette Bank Satellite Facility, Minneapolis, MN

·         IBM Research and Development, Buildings 15, 25 & 107, Rochester, MN

·         IBM Cafeteria Renovation, Rochester, MN

·         IBM Research and Development, Building 40, 50 and 5, Rochester, MN

·         Center Village Office Condominiums, Minneapolis, MN


Parking / Transit Facilities:

·         4th Street North Parking / Transit Facility, Minneapolis, MN

·         7th Street North Parking / Transit Facility, Minneapolis, MN

·         5th Street North Parking / Transit Facility, Minneapolis, MN

·         Center Village Parking Garage, Minneapolis, MN

·         Oak Street Parking Garage, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

·         City Walk Parking Garage, St. Paul, MN

·         St. Mary’s Hospital Parking Garage, Rochester, MN

·         Bemidji State College Maintenance Building, Bemidji, MN



·         Hennepin County Public Safety Facility Skyways / Phase I South, Minneapolis, MN

·         Hennepin County Public Safety Facility Skyways / Phase II North, Minneapolis, MN

·         TAD / Third Avenue Distributor Masterplan, Minneapolis, MN

·         TAD 57 / Target Center Skyway, Minneapolis, MN

·         TAD 45 Skyway, Minneapolis, MN

·         Skyways Cont’d…

·         Butler Square / TAD 5 Skyway, Minneapolis, MN

·         Lutheran Brotherhood Skyway, Minneapolis, MN

·         Center Village Skyway, Minneapolis, MN

·         City Walk Skyway, St. Paul, MN

·         Northwestern National Life Skyway, Minneapolis, MN



·         Center Village Residential Condominiums, Minneapolis, MN

·         City Walk Condominiums, St. Paul, MN

·         Des Moines Plaza Commercial / Office / Condominium / Parking Project, Des Moines, Iowa

·         Center Village Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

·         Nicollet Lake Condominiums, Minneapolis, MN

·         Michaelson Residence, Golden Valley, MN


Medical…. Experience with Ellerbe Architects

·         UM School of Dentistry TMD Clinic Renovation, Minneapolis, MN

·         Physicians Plaza Medical Clinic, Aberdeen, South Dakota-new facility

·         National Naval Medical Complex/Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland-new facility

·         United Hospital Preparatory Moves, St. Paul, Minnesota-interim department location design

·         United Hospital, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota-major addition, and renovation

·         Rochester Methodist Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota, hemodialysis department renovation

·         Rochester Methodist Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota, new multi-story parking facility

·         Mease Hospital, Dunedin, Florida, major addition and renovation

·         Mease Satellite Clinic, Dunedin, Florida, new freestanding radiation treatment facility

·         Mease Clinic, Dunedin, Florida, additional floor added to top of existing building

·         Fairview Hospital, Minneapolis., Minnesota-exiting study, renovation and small additions

·         Hahnemann Hospital Psychiatric Care Department, renovation of 17th floor

·         Hahnemann Hospital, diagnosis & radiation therapy department, renovation of 2nd floor

·         Immanuel St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mankato, Minnesota-major addition and renovation

·         Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota-renovation of various departments in existing building

·         St. Johns Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota-Joint Commission on Accreditation Survey

·         Wells Hospital, Joint Commission on Accreditation Survey

·         The Ridges Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota-new facility

·         Holt Krock Medical Clinic, Fort Smith, Arkansas-new facility

·         Sherman Crystal Lake Medical Clinic, Crystal Lake, Illinois-new facility

·         Miller Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota-new laminar air flow suite in existing building

·         Miller Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota-post intensive care unit in existing building

·         Inlow Medical Clinic, Shelbyville, Indiana-new facility

·         Salt Lake City Medical Clinic, Salt Lake City, Utah-new building and renovation

·         U.H.I. River Falls Hospital Masterplan

·         South Bend Clinic, South Bend, Indiana-major addition and renovation




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