Chapter Meeting/Annual Meeting
October 29, 2013
6:30 Annual Meeting
7:00 Presentation | 1 LU
|Emily Little||– President|
|Melinda Scalfaro||– President Elect|
|Don Rife||– Past President|
|Brandilyn Fry||– Treasurer|
|Brian Miner||– Director|
|Robert Marshall||– Director|
|Phil Steinberg||– Director|
|Craig Thompson||– Director|
|Paul Waltz||– Director|
|John Wheeler||– Director|
|Robert Chordar||– AIA Ohio Director|
|Don Rife||– AIA Ohio Alternate|
|Mike Sanbury||– Associate Liaison|
|Bill Willoughby||– KSU CAED Liaison|
Deadline to Register, October 24, 2013
AIA Akron is moving to on-line registration. You are invited to our October Annual Meeting. You may pay by credit card or by check. If by check, it must be received by October 24 (registration deadline), and payable to AIA Akron.
Cost: AIA Akron Members – included in 2013 dues.
Non-chapter members of AIA Akron – $25.00.
PRESENTATION / 1LU AIA CES approved / 1 contact hour for other organizations:
Eugene P. Baxendale, PE, LEED AP: President, Business Improvement Catalysts: Mr. Baxendale has over 35 years of experience in managing virtually every aspect of a professional business. This experience spans a wide spectrum of assignments which includes performing engineering services for automotive and industrial businesses to managing financial, purchasing and project management operations for a petroleum company. He started a Business Development organization from scratch for The Osborn Engineering Co., a professional engineering and architecture firm, and successfully built it for 18 years. He then was named President of the company and guided it to some of its greatest growth and prosperity, while modernizing its operations. Through his current consulting business, Business Improvement Catalysts, successful commissions include:
- Assisting a minority-owned professional services firm in stabilizing operations and financial conditions. Designed a Business Development strategy and developed Business Projections for future business success. Assisting in developing alternative funding sources for Working Capital
- Served as Vice President for Business Development for a small Construction Management firm, where he helped them gain access to new markets.
- At the collegiate level, he is assisting a small college to plan and implement energy-saving capital improvements at their campus power plant.
- Provided an analysis of the operations of the engineering arm of an architectural firm and developed an improvement plan for enhancing its operations and profitability, as well as its efficient integration in the organization of the company.
- Provided guidance to a non-profit organization in planning and implementing the incorporation of a donated sculpture into a prominent building site.
- Providing informal mentoring for a young engineer, with a focus on balancing career goals and objectives with family responsibilities and other life goals.