Profile and History
Craig A. Woods, RA
LEED    Accredited Professional
Project Manager / Architect

Professional Registrations
Architect, California, #C-15507, since 1985
LEED Accredited Professional, since 2003
California Licensed General Building Contractor,
B-354583, 1976 - 1991

Bachelor of Arts, with Distinction in Public Administration
(emphasis in Construction Management),
San Diego State University, California, 19777
Corporate Offices
High-Tech Military
Park & Recreation
Vehicle Service
Medical Clinics
Shopping Centers
Storage Facilities
Aviation / Hangars
Travel Agencies
Tenant Improvementst
Food Service
Parking Structures
Custom Homes
Design / Build
Mr. Woods was active in San Diego Professional Organizations.
He is a former
President of the U.S. Green Building Council - San
Diego Chapter. He was also Secretary for 2004.  Mr. Woods has
been involved in San Diego event planning to promote the
rating system and educate constructors, agencies, designers and
the public on principles of sustainable design.

Mr. Woods  hosted monthly AutoCAD workshops for several years
in the late ‘80s and taught AutoCAD at the collegiate level
Mr. Woods has an unusually diverse experience, including:
Recent Experience Summary

Mr. Woods has extensive professional experience as a Manager, Project Manager, Architect,
Technical QA/QC Reviewer, Designer and Builder. Recent experience includes projects in
Asia and the Middle-East.

Manager of SDK with oversight over Army Corps of Engineers projects including, among others:

Vice President/Technical Director of Heerim with oversight and management on projects including:
  • $235M, 38 story, 1M+ square foot Management Office for the State Oil Company of the
    Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Crescent Hotel (on an island constructed for the project), Baku, Azerbaijan (on-site)
  • $1.3B, Family Housing, (15) 6-story and (12) 14-story buildings, Camp Humphreys, Korea

Manager of AECOM A&E services, Project Management and Oversight including:
  • Benefield Anechoic Facility, Edwards AFB, CA ($500,000 annual contract)
  • F-22 Radar Cross Section Testing Facility, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, D/B, LEED Silver

Project Manager of HDR projects from Design through Construction Administration, including:
  • $38 M Huntington Hospital Outpatient Services Pavilion (MOB), Pasadena, CA.
  • $15 M Sharp Grossmont Hospital Medical Office Building , La Mesa, CA
  • Grossmont Hospital Outpatient Imaging Center, La Mesa, CA
  • QA/QC Bachelor Enlisted Quarters, LEED Silver Rated, Ft. Leavenworth, KS (USACE)
  • Brig Expansion, LEED Silver, MCAS Miramar, San Diego (NAVFAC SW)

Earth Tech Project Manager, Military/Civic projects from Design through Construction, including:
  • $10 M Design-Build of the Air and Space Combat Operations Center, Spirit Bronze Rated,  
    Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada (USACE)
  • Bachelor Enlisted Quarters, Dorm 777, Design-Build, Spirit Bronze, Nellis AFB, Nevada
  • $22 M Design-CM City of Beverly Hills Operations Service Center & Parking Structure, LEED
  • Kendall Healthcare, DeLand, FL, 62,000 square foot manufacturing plant addition

Project Architect for Carrier Johnson performing design, presentations and detailing, including:
  • $112M East Village Square, Retail/Office portion of  Padre Ballpark, San Diego, CA
  • Doubletree Golf Resort Expansion meeting facility, 84 guest rooms, & parking structure

Over 30
Retail/Commercial/Supermarket facilities throughout California and 13 states.

Over 35
Condominium/Apartment Projects:  various sites throughout San Diego, CA and Seattle WA

Over 75
Telecommunications Cell Facilities for Pacific Bell & Nextel in Southern California

BIM – Project Manager on several BIM projects and has taken a 4-day Revit Training Course

Design/Build – Team member on (12) D/B projects, including two where he was the developer.

Sustainable Design – Leader on (12) LEED or Spirit projects as well as many others where
sustainability just means good design.
Architect - Owner - Manager - Designer - Builder

Mr. Woods was a principal in a design and development company and a sole-proprietor for over 18
years. These responsibilities and skills were expanded during employment with local, national and
international AE firms over the following 25 years, as projects became larger and more complicated.  
At different points he was responsible for:

•        All
client contact: Business Development; identified, evaluated and documented the needs of
clients; programming; negotiations; and managed client expectations.

Presentations to potential clients, clients, city councils, agencies, & professional and student

•        Site
Evaluations: investigated and evaluated sites and buildings; determined adequacy of
proposed sites; developed alternative solutions; prepared preliminary grading studies; developed
and compared financial estimates between alternative solutions; and evaluated economic viability of

•        All aspects of
Design included: principal designer, lead design and LEED Charrettes with
clients and consultants; site and space planning; Building Code Analysis; developed alternative
solutions; exterior designs; grading studies;
LEED analysis; review and comply with Environmental
Analysis; Signage and Way-finding planning; and design of conveyors, fire pumps, and emergency
power generators,

•        All aspects of
Documentation including: detailing; scheduling; consultant coordination;
production and project status; manpower allocation; establishing and leading client and internal
meetings; specifications;
LEED documentation; implementing QA/QC programs; reviewing
construction project plans and other documents; bidding; and permit processing.

•        Performing
technical reviews of architectural and consultant designs and construction
documents, assessing compliance with program requirements and design intent.

•        All
consultant management including: Identifying consultant needs; scoping; soliciting
proposals; negotiating subcontracts; contracting; and management of consultants.

•        All aspects of
Project Management including developing, tracking and managing: project
approach; schedule; budget; Project Manual; project QA/QC program; supervising and leading
design staff; staff utilization; and Construction Administration.

 Construction Management including: bidding, contracting, permitting, inspections, scheduling,
supervision, contractor coordination, construction draws, Certificate of Occupancy, and obtaining
Construction and take-out loans.

•        All
Business Management including: legal, personnel, and financial aspects of a design
business including: proposals, Pro-Formas, payroll, taxes, billings, collections, recruiting, reviews
and advancement.  

construction experiences include: wood frame construction up to 4-stories, steel moment-
resisting and brace- frames up to 38-stories, Concrete Masonry (CMU), cast-in-place concrete, pre-
cast concrete decks, caisson and grade beam foundations, post-tension slabs, and composite
concrete decks.  Soil challenges have included un-compacted fill, contaminated soils, adjacent to
fault lines, expansive soils, landslide zones, coastal bluff caves, and areas of liquefaction.
SDK Outsourcing Services, General Manager, Angeles City, Philippines, 2012 - 2013
Heerim Architects & Planners, Vice President, Seoul, Korea, 2011-2012
AECOM, Associate, Planning, Design and Development, 2010
HDR Architecture, Inc, Project Manager/Architect, 2005-2009
Earth Tech (ET,) Project Manager/Architect, 2000-2005
Carrier Johnson + Culture (CJ), Project Architect, 1999-2000
Stichler Design Group, Inc. (SDG), Project Manager/Architect, 1997-1999
SchussClark, An Architectural Corporation (SC), Project Architect, 1995-1997
Craig A. Woods, Inc. (CAWI), President/Architect, 1984-1995
Woods / Marrs Development and Design (WM), Principal, 1977-1984
GRS Corp
. (GRS), Architectural Designer, 1975-1977
Wolfe-Woods and Associates (WW&A), Architectural Designer, 1971-1975

Related Academic Positions
Cuyamaca Community College, Adjunct Faculty, 1991-1995
Design Institute of San Diego, Adjunct Faculty, 1989 - 1994  

Professional Affiliations
    American Institute of Architects (AIA), California Council, 1986-2012
    American Institute of Architects (AIA), National, 1986-2013
    American Institute of Architects (AIA), San Diego, 1986-2012
    International Code Council (ICC), National, Prof. Member, 2001-2013
    Project Management Institute (PMI), National, Member, 2004-2013
    Project Management Institute (PMI), San Diego, Member, 2004-2013
    Society of American Military Engineers (SAME),
    San Diego Post, Member, 2008-2013
    U.S. Green Building Council, San Diego Chapter, Member, 2003-2013
    Chapter Member, 2003 - 2013
    2003 - 2007 Chapter Board of Directors
    2004 Chapter Secretary
    2005 Chapter President