As Vice President for O’Donnell Dannwolf + Partners, Edward O’Donnell is responsible for project operations as well as the firm’s financial and administrative management. Over the last 20 years, Mr. O’Donnell has delivered projects in commercial, industrial, retail, manufacturing, medical, technical and airport specialty space in the South Florida real estate market as a lead construction manager.
Prior to founding O’Donnell Dannwolf + Partners in 2004, Mr. O’Donnell was Senior Project Manager for the Tower Group, General Contractors where he oversaw the construction of multiple projects including the United Parcel Service, Latin Americas Hub at Miami International Airport and the 330,000 Square Foot Dole Corporation Processing Plant in West Dade. Mr. O’Donnell was responsible for total project operations including: contract and subcontract negotiation; materials procurement and construction scheduling; site staging coordination; construction supervision and site safety; insurance, licensure
and bonding; owner payment applications; lender inspections; subcontractor accounts payable and waivers of lien documentation; through Final Inspections, Certificate of Occupancy and Project Closeout.
Mr. O’Donnell was also previously employed by Codina Construction Corporation, where he served in Estimation as well as Project Management positions. As an estimator, Mr. O’Donnell’s responsibilities included theoretical budgeting; bid analysis, creation and issuance; subcontractor bid analysis; value engineering and cost benefit/life cycle analysis.
Mr. O’Donnell is a State Certified General Contractor as well as a Registered Architect. Mr. O’Donnell attained a Masters in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University and is a graduate of Pratt Institute, School of Architecture. He has completed an OSHA 10 Hour safety certification. Mr. O’Donnell serves on the Entrepreneurs Council at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University and is an Adjunct Professor teaching Graduate Level Professional Practice at Florida Atlantic University, School of Architecture, in downtown Ft. Lauderdale.