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O'Dane White

O’Dane White is a leader with over 12 years of experience developing space and staff programs, space planning and assisting teams in the planning, renovation, relocation, and FF&E planning of facilities in the laboratory/life science, academic and healthcare sectors. O’Dane’s role is to provide effective team leadership, budgeting, scheduling, design, bidding, renovation, selection of furnishings, fixtures, equipment and vendors, and relocation requirements. He coordinates the activities of the project team to ensure that the project progresses on schedule and within budget.

CEO, RJ White Enterprise

January 2023 - Present

Highly organized, detail-oriented, manager within various sectors where responsibilities include scope management, budget management, schedule management and risk management in project delivery. Accomplished and analytical professional with a proven track record managing multiple ongoing projects while adhering to deadlines and budgets. A leader who strives to develop great rapport with clients and team members in order to build long-lasting and trusting relationships.


December 2021 - Present

Spearheaded end-to-end project lifecycle of 15-20 simultaneous high-profile projects per defined scope, schedule, budget, and quality agreements. Defined project success criteria, monitoring and controlling outcomes to resolve issues/risks that impacted baseline. Moved between agile and waterfall approaches depending on project specifics and client goals, creating detailed project plans, schedules, road maps, and work breakdown structures. Directed efforts and led process improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency for project delivery. Generated and delivered proposals, required documentation, progress reports, and presentations to various audiences such as the project team, C-suite, and key stakeholders. Enhanced business performance by assisting in the implementation of ISO 9001 Series Certification to identify, measure, control, and improve various core business processes.


SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, Project Management Firm

November 2018 - December 2021

Developed project plans and managed project scope using methodologies to guide projects from conceptualization to implementation and maintenance. Develop project-specific and client-driven goals, schedules, budgets, and detailed assumptions. Build rapport with client representatives and ensure the scope of the project and outside business forces affecting projects are fully understood. Coordinate any necessary due diligence efforts on behalf of the client, maintaining and delivering all appropriate documentation. Guide clients and team through the design implementation process including conceptual, schematic, design development, and construction documentation and sign-off. Develop and maintain master project schedules and budgets for over 20 projects at a time. Develop project forecasts and distribute monthly updates to clients. Facilitate project kick-off meetings with internal staff and key stakeholders to ensure responsibilities are communicated and understood by all stakeholders. Directed changes to project scope and cost and implemented appropriate change management processes to keep the project on track.

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