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Cynthia Darst

Senior Project Manager

Cynthia Darst

Senior Project Manager
Global Workplace Solutions
954.473.7028
954.473.7062

Fort Lauderdale

200 E Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1620
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
+1 954 462 5655
+1 954 468 3069

Professional Experience

Cynthia Darst is the ADA Program Lead with CBRE working on the Retail Project Management platform for the Bank of America account.  She currently manages a five-year program to retrofit more than 2,500 banking centers within CBRE’s territory along the U.S. East coast and Texas. Overseeing the activities of 25 project managers and working with Regional Team Leads, Cynthia continues to maintain quality as well as adherence to the overall budget and schedule while minimizing risk and implementing continuous process improvements to provide superior service to the client. 
 
Prior to that, Cynthia was a Regional Manager responsible for 160 Minor Renovations in the state of Texas where she supervised the preconstruction activities of five project managers. She also led the Operations group for Retail Project Management where her primary role was Quality Control and Compliance Manager. There, she regulated and created processes to increase productivity, minimize risk and reduce program costs to the Retail Project Management Platform. 
 
Cynthia has been with the Retail Project Management team since 2003 whereas a Senior Project Manager, she successfully managed construction projects at new and existing banking centers from inception to completion, including but not limited to budgeting, design, phasing, scheduling, on-site coordination, and quality control. Throughout her tenure, Cynthia has worked on various programs (some concurrently) identified below.
 

Professional Affiliations And Accreditations

  • Florida State Certified General Contractor – CGC1512273
  • Certified Lean-Sigma Orange Belt Professional

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University, Master of Business Administration
  • Florida Atlantic University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing

Professional Experience

Cynthia Darst is the ADA Program Lead with CBRE working on the Retail Project Management platform for the Bank of America account.  She currently manages a five-year program to retrofit more than 2,500 banking centers within CBRE’s territory along the U.S. East coast and Texas. Overseeing the activities of 25 project managers and working with Regional Team Leads, Cynthia continues to maintain quality as well as adherence to the overall budget and schedule while minimizing risk and implementing continuous process improvements to provide superior service to the client. 
 
Prior to that, Cynthia was a Regional Manager responsible for 160 Minor Renovations in the state of Texas where she supervised the preconstruction activities of five project managers. She also led the Operations group for Retail Project Management where her primary role was Quality Control and Compliance Manager. There, she regulated and created processes to increase productivity, minimize risk and reduce program costs to the Retail Project Management Platform. 
 
Cynthia has been with the Retail Project Management team since 2003 whereas a Senior Project Manager, she successfully managed construction projects at new and existing banking centers from inception to completion, including but not limited to budgeting, design, phasing, scheduling, on-site coordination, and quality control. Throughout her tenure, Cynthia has worked on various programs (some concurrently) identified below.
 

Assignments

  • Retail ADA Renovations Program, Program Lead
  • Supplier Optimization Initiative led by Supply Chain Management, Sub-Team Lead
  • Contractor Risk Mitigation with CBRE Corporate Legal Counsel, Team Member
  • Ernst & Young Facility Partner Audit, Platform Lead
  • Request for Proposal for General Services Agreement Renewal, Team Member
  • Lean-Sigma Green Belt Project to Improve Retail Audit Process, Team Lead
  • Southwest Minor Renovations Program, Regional Manager
  • Publix In-store Consolidations and Restorations, Regional Lead/Project Manager
  • South Florida Minor Renovations Pilot Program, Regional Lead/Project Manager
  • New Retail Store Program, Project Manager
  • Major Renovations Program, Project Manager
  • Retail Capital Improvements (RCI) Program, Project Manager

Cynthia Darst

Senior Project Manager
Global Workplace Solutions
954.473.7028
954.473.7062

Fort Lauderdale

200 E Las Olas Boulevard
Suite 1620
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
+1 954 462 5655
+1 954 468 3069