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2019 Win More Work Summit: Panel Discussion

SMPS CT's "Win More Work" is just around the corner! It's a one-day summit featuring A/E/C thought leaders delivering critical content to position your firm to #winmorework. Participate in an opportunity to polish your presentation skills, promote the seller-doer culture, master RFQ/RFP response preparation, engage with a panel of private clients, and of course, network with attendees and panelists!

SMPS CT's WMW summit will feature a Panel Discussion including speakers Cheryl Cundall, Sr. Director, Environment, Health & Safety, United Technologies, Tim Moore, Director of Development & New Markets, Shelbourne Global Soluntions, Kirsten Waltz, Director of Facilities Planning & Design, Baystate Health, and Janet Wheeler, Manager, Space Planning and Utilization, Univeristy of Hartford – Facilities, with moderator Christopher Cykley, Vice President, CSG. 

Cheryl Cundall - Sr. Director, Environment, Health & Safety, United Technologies

Cheryl Cundall serves as the Senior Director of Environment, Health & Safety at United Technologies Corporation (UTC). Cheryl join UTC in 2001 as Assistant Counsel at UTC's Pratt & Whitney division, providing legal support to the Operations orgainzation. In 2005, she transferred to UTC's Hamilton Sundstrand division, where she first served as the Executive Assistant to the President, and then was named Associate General Counsel. She transitioned to the EH&S organization in 2012.

Prior to joining UTC, Cheryl practiced environmental law at Bond, Schoeneck & King, LLC in Syracuse, NY. Prior to practicing law, she was a Managing Engineer at O'Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc., also in Syracuse, where she oversaw environmental and infrastructure projects for legal departments and law firms. She was also project engineer at O'Brien & Gere prior to and throughout law school.

Cheryl received her bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University and her J.D. cum laude from Syracuse University. She is admitted to the bar in New York and Connecticut and has been a licensed professional engineer in New York and Florida.

Tim Moore - Director of Development & New Markets, Shelbourne Global Solutions

Tim is currently involved in real estate investments and market intelligence. He has a background in brokerage, analysis, and economic development having worked on a wide range of strategic projects. He is currently Director of Development & New Markets at Shelbourne Global Solutions overseeing the acquisition and re-positioning of over 1mm sq. ft of retail, office and residential space. Preceding Shelbourne, he worked for FBE Limited which owns over 25 million sq. ft of industrial and office properties and over 4,000 residential units throughout the United States. While at FBE he was responsible for operations and marketing for their Connecticut portfolio.

Tim has been a featured contributor in Forbes Magazine on multiple occasions. Through his private company Blue Haus Group, Tim has advised multiple businesses and start-ups on business development and marketing while also working with investors and communities to identify and develop underutilized assets. In his free time, Tim volunteers with UrbanPlan which educates students and elected officials on Urban Development and enjoys spending time with his wife Danielle, his son August and their 2 dogs. 

Kirsten Waltz AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP - Director of Facilities Planning & Design, Baystate Health

Kirsten is the Director of Facilities Planning and Design for the Baystate Health which encompasses over 3 million square feet of inpatient and outpatient facilities across Western Massachusetts. She is experienced in programming, planning, project management, and design of healthcare projects. Kirsten’s interest in healthcare architecture stems from her genuine desire to improve patient, family and staff experiences and better their day-to-day lives. She is especially interested in Evidence Based Design, which uses credible research to inform the design process and achieve the best operational and functional outcomes for each project. Kirsten serves on the Steering Committee for Facilities Guidelines Institute (FGI): Guidelines for Design and Construction 2022 revision cycle. In addition to Kirsten’s work with FGI, she is on the Academy of Architecture for Health Board and is member of the American College of Healthcare Architects.

Janet Wheeler - Manager, Space Planning and Utilization, University of Hartford - Facilities

Janet has 30+ years’ experience in project programming and analysis, interior design and architecture, along with project management. Her background includes experience in education, corporate, healthcare, non-profit, government, military and municipal projects. She has provided services for project development, pre-construction, programming, space planning, interior design, project management, FF&E coordination and move management.

Janet’s position at the University revolves around space planning and the space utilization needs of the institution. Her current focus is on Capital Project Planning and Space Management on three campuses via a newly implemented space management system that captures not only information on how spaces are being occupied but how they are utilized by students, staff, and faculty. The space management system covers use, function of space, technology, FF&E and renovation/finishes information.

Janet’s other functions include working closely with the University’s schools and departments, helping with the planning of large and small projects, furniture, fixtures and equipment, and university standards of interior items.

Moderator: Christopher Cykley, MCPPO - Vice President, CSG

Chris' 20 year background encompasses engineering, construction and owner's project management. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Hartford and is an OSHA-Authorized Construction Trainer. His technical knowledge became further solidifed by hands-on, in-the-field knowledge that he developed throughout the course of his career, serving in a range of positions including survey crew chief, designer to construction manager and general contractor. His expertise is particularly concentrated in the educational sector, where he brings a comprehensive understanding of the challenges associated with public school construction to each project that he undertakes.

He is respected among industy peers, known for bing conscious of overall project objectives while remaining steadfastly focused on budget and schedule adherence. Prior to joining CSG, Chris worked for Meyers Associates, Macchi Engineers and KBE Building Corporation. Most recently, he was a Project Manager for the Capital Region Education Council (CREC) where he gained unique experience managing projects from an owner's perspective, which proves to be invaluable in serving clinets to this day.

Visit the 2019 SMPS CT WMW Summit Registration page for more information/pricing and to register!

Pre-Summit Networking Happy Hour

Staying in Hartford the night before the summit (October 1st), or are you already in the area? Join us for networking and cocktails! Click here for more information.

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