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Projects Manager - Northern California


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Mr. Zepponi has 35 years of experience working in all phases of the architecture profession, providing key support to Multi-disciplinary projects. Coordinates with Partners, Clients, Stakeholders on the implementation of technical aspects of the construction documents to translate the design vision into constructability.

Mr. Zepponi also is integral to the Business management, marketing, contract negotiations, proposals, employee management, project and workflow scheduling, business forecasting, development of firm procedures and standards.

Mr. Zepponi is also fluent in Italian, and has played a key part of the growing sport of 'pickle ball' in the San Francisco Bay area.


  • Master Planning

  • Architecture

  • Feasibility Studies

  • Development Brief Study

  • Community Design Workshops

  • Architectural Direction=Visioning

  • Construction Quality Support

  • Mix Use Centers

  • Transit Oriented Developments

  • Retail Shopping Environments

  • Theater Entertainment Districts

  • Corporate Offices

  • Educational Facilities

  • Sports Venues

  • Construction Coordination

  • Government Centers

  • Civic Buildings

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  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA - 1987 to 1992

  • Bachelor of Architecture, June 1992 - Dean’s Honor Student

  • C.S.U. International Program, Florence, Italy -1990 to 1991 Professor: Cristiano Toraldo di Francia (Superstudio)

  • Projects: Redesign of church piazza, train and bus station, and retail stores Restoration of Forte Inglese, Portoferraio, Island of Elba - exhibited and published Senior Design Thesis - 1991 to 1992

  • Restoration / Historical Preservation / Adaptive Re-Use

  • Marketing Competition Winner - EOC Head Start, Cambria, CA

  • Autodesk AutoCAD Training Center, Napa, CA - Sept. to Dec. 1992 Level Three Certification

  • Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA - 1985 to 1987

  • Full Dance Scholarship. General Education and Math/Science requirements for Cal Poly architecture program transfer.

  • Community Participation:

    • Executive Board of the Golden Gate Pickle Board Foundation​

    • Co-Founder Friends of the Oak Woodland Golden Gate Park (Non-Profit)

    • Founder and President of the Horseshoe Pitching Club Golden Gate Park


  • Site analysis, design, CAD production, construction administration, code analysis, bidding and contractor negotiations, project closeout, consultant management, review shop drawings, samples and submittals, value engineering, master planning and project phasing, design/build fast-track project coordination, construction document quality control, project cost analysis, punch lists and conformance to plans and specifications, ADA upgrades and analysis.

  • Manage external consultants, schedules and budgets

  • Keep abreast of regulations in market to ensure design and zoning compliance

  • Manage multiple projects at the same time in different phases of design

  • Collaborate with Principal to ensure architectural vision translates into design client’s criteria

  • Work closely with Construction to understand cost and schedule impacts resulting from design or design team or client changes

  • Construction product research and integration

  • Analyze and graphically summarize data in support of planning and programming studies


Experience and Skills

  • Knowledge of relevant building codes

  • Effectively collaborates and communicates with internal teams and external partners

  • Excellent project management and time management skills, with strong attention to detail

  • Experience managing consultants, contractors, vendors from design through opening

  • Proficiency in 2D/3D software, such as AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, SketchUp

  • Retail Centers, Academic Facilities, Tenant Improvements, Residential: custom + multifamily

  • Coordinate major phasing development projects

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