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JEAN GREENLAW
VICE PRESIDENT, SPECIAL PROJECTS

Jean Greenlaw serves as Vice President, Special Projects for MBI Group.

Ms. Greenlaw joined the MBI team over 18 years ago, beginning as an office administrator and continued to be promoted throughout the last decade, ultimately reaching her current position.  In this capacity, Ms. Greenlaw’s current responsibilities include working closely with the firm’s President and founder, Edward S. Campanella-Rodriquez, and Senior Management advancing MBI's Business Development Department, assisting in the company's operations and coordinating the firm’s insurance policies and employee benefit programs.

Ms. Greenlaw interacts with the firm’s outside professionals as well as clients, architects, attorneys and all internal MBI departments on a daily basis.  Working with the firm’s President, Ms. Greenlaw oversees the firm’s new business development department, creating the firm’s proposals for new projects and opportunities.    In addition, Ms. Greenlaw leads the firm’s marketing initiatives for increasing MBI Group’s exposure in the marketplace, the development of a formal marketing department, the design of a corporate identity as well as production of corporate collaterals, such as MBI's marketing brochures and quarterly newsletters.

A hands-on professional, Ms. Greenlaw works closely with the firm’s project personnel, overseeing the production of contracts, permit and project start-up requirements, as well as all special situations.  She also collaborates with MBI Group’s estimating department and select project managers on the development of guaranteed maximum price (GMP) proposals.

MBI’s staff knows Ms. Greenlaw as an exemplary “do-it-all professional.”  She was instrumental in coordinating the firm’s relocation to 145 West 45th Street and current office at 48 West 37th Street—including managing lease negotiations, office design and construction—as well as integrating the firm’s technology which includes 65 workstations, 6 servers with redundancy, routers, wireless technologies and the Nortel telephone system for both the home office as well as the remote field office.

Prior to joining MBI Group, Ms. Greenlaw served as the office manager for Soovia Janis, Inc., reporting to the owner of this giftware and decorative art showroom.  In this position, she supervised office operations and staff, trained new employees and served as the firm’s liaison for buyers, designers, sales representatives and suppliers.

She earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree as well as an Associates degree in Interior Design, with a minor in Small Business Studies from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Ms. Greenlaw has also attended New York University for certificate classes in Classical Architecture, Compensation and Employee Benefit Management, Construction Management and Construction Estimating. She recently completed Site Sense II Training which focuses on Project Site Pre-Planning, At-Risk Behavior Modification and Effective Field Supervision.

In addition, she has continued to build upon her knowledge and expertise in the construction industry by participating in site-safety managers courses, obtaining her home improvement contractor's license, and becoming a member of the Professional Women in Construction National Association, AREW and SMPS.

jgreenlaw@mbiny.com
 
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