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Meet new CFP staff


[HOUSTON– March 6, 2012] Two experienced contract and construction specialists have joined Choice Facility Partners as contract managers, Dean Ainuddin and Phillip Barker.

Dean Ainuddin, contract manager II, came to CFP from the Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority, where he managed a wide variety of procurement contracts, including architectural, engineering and construction. He assisted in developing processes and procedures for best practices, managing and developing Requests for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications, and worked extensively with Historically Underutilized Businesses. Prior to that he worked with building and rehabilitation contracts at Newport Asset Management Inc. in Houston and at corporations in California where he managed procurement.

He has a master’s of business administration degree and a bachelor’s degree in commerce and finance from Rider University, Lawrenceville, N.J.

Phillip Barker, contract manager II, has experience in financial, construction and contract management. Most recently as a senior contract specialist for ADDX Corporation/Army Corp of Engineers, Barker was responsible for federal government supplies and services procurement, including IDIQ contracts. Barker negotiated and administered major architectural/engineering and construction contracts up to $250 million, using Oracle ERP financial and procurement software.

Prior to that, he was director of contracts for Affluent Technologies, Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

He is level one DAU certified for defense acquisition and is certified as a Contracting Officers Technical Representative (COTR) for construction and services contracts.

He has a master’s degree in business from Sul Ross State University and a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Elmhurst College. He is a doctoral degree candidate in accounting at Argosy University.

About Choice Facility Partners
Choice Facility Partners specializes in facility services, including construction and construction services; energy conservation and management; furniture, fixtures and equipment (FFE); disaster recovery and restoration; building exterior and grounds; and building infrastructure. Contracts are competitively pre-bid so governmental entities can access quality services immediately, saving time and money on the bidding process.For more information, contact 877-696-2122 or go to www.choicepartners.org.
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