South Beach Island Resort

environmentally friendly housing partnership

Melbourne Beach, FL - (321) 409-8233

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Partner Resumes

ROBERT L. DAMIANO

Robert Damiano brings more than 25 years of experience in successfully designing, developing, and managing healthy living environments. With expertise in a range of healthy building principles, he currently runs the South Beach Island Resorts, internationally known for helping people regain and bolster their health, and the Villa Verde, an oceanfront property that is Florida’s first Green Certified, “People Friendly” estate. Mr. Damiano founded the Environmentally Friendly Housing Partnership, and People and Planet Friendly Living, and has renovated residential and occupational workspaces across the United States. Mr. Damiano’s expertise is widely sought by physicians, real estate professionals, environmental consultants, and the public, resulting in numerous testimonials that credit Mr. Damiano for improvements in health and productivity.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Founder and President, People and Planet Friendly Living (PPFL)
1992-Present
Designed, renovated, and managing properties that exemplify healthy indoor environments, using less-toxic products and practices. Developed showcase multi-unit projects in Revere, MA and Melbourne Beach, FL, and homes in Mesa, AZ and Melbourne Beach, FL. Purchased, completely renovated, and achieved first Green Certification for residential estate in Florida. Received accolades from the Florida Green Building Council and the Florida Solar Energy Coalition.

International Environmental Consultant
1992-present
Providing expertise on eco-conscious and less-toxic building techniques and materials to physicians, environmental specialists, homeowners, and real estate developers. Developed manual on environmentally healthy building and maintenance techniques.

Real Estate Manager and Developer
1984-1992
Owned and managed multi-unit complex in Chelsea, MA, and condominiums in Watertown, MA. Acquired financing, supervised rentals, and generated profits.

Retail and Wholesale Business, Sole Proprietor
1972-1984
Established, owned, and operated several profitable businesses, including “Robert’s Gallery” in Brookline, MA, “Second Hand Rose” in downtown Boston, MA, and “Pioneer Fruit & Nut Co.”

REFERENCES
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ANNE STEINEMANN

Dr. Anne Steinemann is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Professor of Public Affairs, at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She also holds positions as Adjunct Professor at the Florida Institute of Technology, and Research Associate at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, U.C. San Diego. She received her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. Dr. Steinemann conducts research on indoor air quality and healthy housing, and brings more than 20 years of experience in evaluating emissions from consumer products and building materials, and effects on people’s health. In her community service, Dr. Steinemann has investigated more than 200 “sick buildings” to identify pollutant sources, reduce exposures, and improve health. Dr. Steinemann serves as adviser to governments and industries, and has directed more than $8 million in research funded by NSF, NOAA, USGS, NASA, EPA, and other agencies. She serves on the Board of five non-profit organizations concerned with healthy housing, and is on the Committee to develop the ANSI Standards for Health Based Product Emissions. She has published two textbooks: Microeconomics for Public Decisions (South-Western, 2005) and Exposure Analysis (CRC Press, 2007).

WAYNE M. DZIEDZIC, ESQ

LAW OFFICES OF WAYNE M. DZIEDZIC, WALTHAM, MA

Principal. 1990 – present. General business practice with particular emphasis on real estate conveyancing and development; business, tax and estate planning; and related civil litigation. Specialties include structuring and closing residential and commercial loan transactions; enforcing rights of lenders upon default; representing institutional lenders in bond transactions; state, federal and local permitting; and corporate and partnership formation, acquisition and reorganization.

SMITH, MCNULTY & KEARNEY, LYNN, MA

Associate Attorney. 1985 – 1990. Primary responsibilities: representing institutional lenders including drafting and negotiating loan closing documents and commitment letters, reviewing titles, analyzing property inspection reports, assessments and surveys, issuing title insurance policies, and closing residential and commercial loans; representing clients in all phases of commercial and residential real estate development including project acquisition and disposition; drafting and structuring offering memoranda for syndication of partnership and corporate securities.

FIRST CAMBRIDGE PROPERTIES, INC, NEWTON, MA

Corporate Counsel. 1983 – 1985. Primary functions included preparing offering memoranda for syndications of limited partnership interest, drafting and negotiating documents for the acquisition of development sites; advising network of 250 securities brokers on tax and securities rules and regulations; supervising offerings; overseeing legal affairs of NASD broker-dealer.

HONEYWELL INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC., WELLESLEY, MA

Corporate Counsel. 1982 – 1985. Duties included drafting and negotiating contracts for the acquisition of computer products and services; preparing documents for corporate mergers, acquisition of subsidiaries and creation of joint ventures; advising top-level management on business issues.

ALEXANDER GRANT & CO., MINNEAPOLIS, MN

Tax Attorney. 1979 – 1980. Preparation of tax and informational returns for individuals, partnerships, trusts, and corporations and technical reports on various tax matters.

EDUCATION

Boston University Graduate Tax Program: LL.M., June, 1981
Boston University School of Law: J.D., June, 1979
Marquette University: B.A., June, 1976

KAREN SUTHERLAND, MBA

RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE CONTRACTOR, MELBOURNE BEACH, FL

Real Estate Broker Associate. 2003 – Current. As an independent contractor with RE/MAX Beach Towne, I am fully responsible for attracting clients, maintaining relationships, and marketing listings. My weekly routine includes: analyzing sales data, conducting listing presentations, consulting on market trends, and negotiating and managing contracts.

DOMEX COMPUTER SERVICES, MELBOURNE BEACH, FL

Programmer/Analyst. 2001 – 2003. I was an independent contractor and programmer/analyst for Domex Computer Services, developing custom software solutions and assisting clients with data management issues. I developed secure database applications in Microsoft Access, consulted on data management and integration issues, provided one-on-one training in Microsoft Excel, and created financial data reports in Microsoft Excel and Seagate Crystal Reports.

UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE

Research Analyst. 1999 – 2001. As senior research analyst with a collaborative team of researchers, I collected and analyzed mental health and substance abuse data from health service providers within the state and drafted technical publications with the results of my analysis. I coordinated confidential data collection from agency heads, developed SAS programs to read and analyze data, and assisted in the development of survey instruments and the presentation of our findings. Variable frequencies and measures of central tendency were used to test data reliability. Analyses included linking and reorganizing complex datasets, date and time calculations, and multiple regression analysis. Edit checking was performed in Viking to assure data validity and integrity.

STATE OF ALASKA, DIVISION OF TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT, ANCHORAGE, AK

Research Analyst. 1998-1999. I worked for the State of Alaska, Department of Community and Economic Development as a research analyst. There I designed and organized economy- and trade-related studies in support of division initiatives. I collected data, then created, modified, and maintained trade statistics and economic databases. I prepared data and other information for publications and the State of Alaska web site using Microsoft Access, Excel, and PowerPoint. I designed a web interface for graphical presentation of the State’s industries and demographics by region.

EDUCATION

University of Alaska Anchorage: MBA, Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma, December, 1998
University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida: BA, August, 1990