JONATHAN GART, MBA
Coral Springs, FL 33076 (954) 255-0449 email@example.com
PROGRAM / PROJECT / OPERATIONS MANAGER
Accomplished management professional with broad corporate experience and success in delivering over $500M in
satellite data/voice, IT and wireless communication projects and $450M in real estate development projects. Innovative,
dynamic, team-spirited and results driven manager with expertise in program/project management of multifaceted projects
and operations on a global basis. Consistently exceeds target profit margins and client service levels. Builds strong
relationships with clients, vendors, and all project stakeholders to achieve clear results for complex projects.
CORE PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS
Program / Project Management Cross-functional Team Building Leadership Skills
Performance Reporting Risk Management / Mitigation Contract Negotiations
Financial / Cost Management Resource Management Client Relationship Management
Project Planning / Scheduling Vendor / Supply Chain Management Process/Quality Improvement
Comtech Systems: Managed cross-functional team to implement successful project turnaround on multi-million
dollar international communications projects in excess of $45M for company’s largest client, Northrop Grumman.
Gilat Latin America: Directed the deployment of $25M+ network for Brazil’s first satellite, high-speed broadband
internet service. Generated and managed the program plan and worked closely with the senior management and
technical teams of Brazil’s largest Telco and Internet Service Provider to launch the network and support ongoing
Scientific Atlanta: Received multiple “Program Manager of the Year” awards for implementing on-time/budget project
deliveries for client networks. One such project was a $50M multi-year satellite IT/Data network installation with more
than 2,000 sites for Eckerd Drugs.
LM Development Group/Ross Realty Investments: Directed large-scale commercial real estate development
projects in excess of $50M, including Parkland Village Square and The Shoppes at Vero Beach.
WCI Communities: Led development of corporate high-rise luxury condos valued over $300M, with high-end cross-
functional design development and construction teams. One project had a historic building onsite which required
extensive collaboration with local politicians, community groups and activists to facilitate its relocation.
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT, Coral Springs, FL 2009 to Present
PROGRAM / PROJECT MANAGER
Responsible for securing clients, assisting with sales, customer relations and review of existing projects and contracts;
work with senior management to ensure on-time and under budget network implementation and project delivery.
Established project management best practices, assisted in sales and client proposals for IT/Data wireless networks;
Developed SOW, project planning and new operation procedures for technology implementation firms.
LM DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC./ROSS REALTY INVESTMENTS, Davie, FL 2007 – 2009
One of South Florida’s largest commercial real estate firms, with projects in FL, GA, and NC.
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Responsible for managing, consulting, due diligence, pro forma generation, securing entitlements, cost projections, and
financial performance of company’s largest projects. Established and managed cross-functional teams that supported
technology, design, construction, sales, marketing, and leasing.
Directed regional commercial projects: valued in excess of $50M, and totaling over 250,000 square feet;
Initiated $6M bond program: coordinated complex efforts with cross-functional team for the development and
financing of a planned town center project;
Ensured on-time / budget project completions by developing templates: Created project schedules, cost
summaries, milestone and other key management reporting tools.
JONATHAN GART -2-
LENNAR HOMES, LLC, Davie, FL 2006 – 2007
One of nation’s leading builders of quality affordable, move-up, and retirement homes in 16 states.
Managed development operations and site plan approval process on projects valued over $50M, including property
entitlements, zoning, permitting, budgets, cost projections and financial analysis. Oversaw infrastructure construction for
500+ multi-family unit communities. Directed internal project teams, subcontractors, general contractors, engineers,
professional consultants, business partners, and utility companies.
Generated and executed $28M project plan: Successfully completed complex development of Grand Cypress
multi-family community, acquired entitlements and approvals for PUD zoning and Environmental Resource License.
Directed large cross-functional development team: Managed completion of multifaceted development project and
assembled a wide array of complex documents, including as-built drawings, engineering requirements, legal
documents and exhibits. Ensured timely opening of the $48M, 190-unit, Martinique multi-family community.
WCI COMMUNITIES, Sunrise, FL 2005 – 2006
Premier national homebuilder of master planned communities, neighborhoods, and high-rise towers in 6 states.
Managed development of multiple South Florida high-rise luxury condo projects valued over $300M. Oversaw operations,
design development, site planning, zoning, entitlements, marketing, sales, and P&L. Supervised international project
teams of general contractors and design professionals.
Successfully managed development plans for $100M+ luxury condominium: Worked around city commission
moratorium blocking development and secured foundation permits and other requirements for the 165,000 square
foot, 30-unit high-end Madison project.
Esatablished and managed $115M+ project plan: Assembled high-level cross-functional team to launch North
Flagler, luxury high-rise condominium. Included preparation and management of milestone schedules, project support
requirements, cost projections/analysis and regular status reports, project review meetings and presentations for
senior management teams.
COMTECH SYSTEMS, INC., Orlando, FL 2004 – 2005
Global leader in engineering, design, manufacturing, and installation of advanced Wireless and radio communications/products.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
Directed and implemented turnaround on $45M project that was behind schedule and over budget, for company’s largest
client, Northrop Grumman and the Algerian military. Accountable for planning, scheduling, P&L, staffing, operations,
training courses, documentation, customer service and support. Negotiated contracts and SOW for multimillion-dollar
Brought project back on track and increased client satisfaction by collaboration with customer and key suppliers.
Established and implemented project change management to modify specifications and correct program deficiencies.
Reduced expenses 10% by introducing new program budget and tracking methods.
Saved company over $250K by completing major milestones on-time and under budget.
UNITED SERVICE SOURCE, INC., Melbourne, FL 2002 – 2004
Global provider of VSAT satellite systems, Wireless Communications, LAN/WANs, and private commercial digital media systems.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
Managed company’s largest contract, Hughes Network Systems, encompassing network rollout, migrations, cutovers,
operations, P&L and client satisfaction for prominenet nationwide end users. Directly managed project and account
managers, administrators, and contract team. Directed cross-functional departments including the Call Center, Help Desk,
Engineering, Quality Assurance and IT resources, as well as over 300 field technician subcontractors nationwide.
Generated over $12M in new revenue by establishing Account Management Department.
Saved over $500K by negotiated new contract and Statement of Work for complex logistics services.
Developed comprehensive project plan to deploy satellite network at corporate headquarters and over 2,000 remote
client sites, saving $300K in penalties by meeting contractual schedule under budget.
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GILAT SATELLITE NETWORKS - LATIN AMERICA, Sunrise, FL 1999 – 2002
Leading provider of Satellite, Voice, Data, Wireless, Telecommunication solutions.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS
Managed $300M major voice and data satellite networks in Latin America. Directed international cross-functional and
technology teams with up to 30 program managers and technical staff. Directed the activities of the appropriate
technology and operations teams to build the deliverable voice, data and systems integration for key strategic networks.
Developed and managed $150M contracts for Brazil’s largest telecommunication companies including Embratel
and Telemar. Deployed network for Brazil’s largest bank, Bradesco.
Spearheaded strategic business plan for Brazil’s first satellite broadband internet service network, a project
valued in excess of $25M. Negotiated agreements with all partners, equipment and service providers. Key player
from beginning due diligence process through implementation and final acceptance. Established infrastructure
and set up business plan, process and procedures, customer contracts, logistics, supply chain management,
technical and schedule performance. Program was accepted to allow for ongoing business.
SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA, Satellite Data Communications Division, Melbourne, FL 1987 – 1999
$2B Satellite, Wireless, Telecommunications and cable technologies leader.
DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS | 1998 – 1999
Established and managed worldwide operations, procedures, process improvement initiatives, technology and project
teams. Responsible for major domestic and international satellite data programs valued in excess of $100M. Managed
international matrix staff up to 50 people in Program/Project Management, logistics, order fulfillment, supply chain, and
quality assurance departments. Delivered key network rollout projects for Logic Telecom, Volkswagen of America,
Eckerd Drugs, Shoppers Drug Mart, Embratel, and Advanced Auto Parts.
SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER | 1994 – 1998
Directed and implemented multiple satellite communication programs from contract negotiations to network acceptance.
This included P&L responsibility and customer satisfaction for both domestic and international programs.
Managed key projects and long-term contracts for Halliburton, Shared Data, Volkswagen Mexico, and A&P
Groceries valued in excess of $50M
Increased revenues by $3M by assisting in designing a Service Business which included hardware and software
maintenance, network operations, engineering services and disaster recovery.
Developed standardized procedures for implementation of VSAT networks including hub and remote
installation, maintenance, commissioning, invoicing, product forecasting and financial reporting.
MBA & BA, Business Management, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
Project Management Institute (PMI), South Florida Chapter, Active Member, PMP Certification in process
Member Board of Directors - Director, Sponsors and Partners
Microsoft Project Users Group (MPUG)
Big Brothers Big Sisters, active one-to-one mentor volunteer
University of Miami Alumni Association – Alumni Club of Broward County,
Board of Directors - PRIDE Chair- Devotion to Community