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Mike Specht, Senior Director of Project Management

Mike Specht

Senior Director of Project Management

Mike Specht

Senior Director of Project Management
Project Management
+1 913 4869624

Kansas City

4520 Main Street
Suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64111
+1 816 756 3535
+1 816 968 5890

Professional Experience

Mike Specht is the Global PJM Leader is responsible for delivery of projects across the globe as well as all PMO governance activities for major technology company. Project activities are coordinated via combination of dedicated and variable Project Managers positioned around the globe, with typical annual capital spend of $200M-450M.

Mike is also the Retail Segment Leader for the Global Knowledge Network (GKN) Retail Segment, providing operations support across several retail accounts, as well as support of new account development/consulting. He is an expert in LEED for Retail activities, including participation in pilot program. 

Prior to his current position, Mike led a Retail Banking Interior Renovation Program with a team of 60+ Project Managers and other core team members to support interior conversion of 2,600 retail banking stores for a Major Financial Institute across 13 east coast states to the new corporate image ($400M managed budget).

Mike also was an Operations Manager / Kansas City LMA Leader responsible for client account and city office reviews to ensure best practices were established to meet company and client expectations. Additionally, he was accountable for P&L and team supporting project management activities in Metro Kansas City.

Professional Accreditations

  • USGBC LEED Accredited Professional

EDUCATION

  • Rockhurst University, Executive MBA, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Iowa State University, Bachelor of Science; Civil Engineering, Ames, Iowa

Clients Represented

  • Sprint Nextel Corporation
  • Monsanto Company
  • Motorola Solutions
  • Capital One
  • Sovereign Bank / Banco Santander
  • Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
  • Applebee’s International
  • ExxonMobil Corporation
  • Samsung Communications
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Kennedy Associates
  • AT&T
  • BB&T

Major Assignments

  • Global Technology Company / Global PJM Leader & Transition Leader / 2011-2014
  • Capital One / PJM Leader - $3.5M Renovation Program / 2012 - 2013
  • Eli Lilly Company / International Commercial PJM Leader / 2011 - 2012
  • Monsanto Company / Project Management Transition Leader / 2012
  • Major Financial Bank Client / > 2,500 interior major renovations ($400 million) / 2010 - 2011
  • Samsung Telecommunications / 17,000 SF/ $600,000 Tenant Improvement / 2009
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation / LEED Certified Retail Store / 2009
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation / 1,252 printer/data/electric retrofits / 2008
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation / >550 full store remodels ($165 million) / 2005 - 2007
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation / 218 new stores ($55 million) / 2004
  • Applebee's International / >100 new stores per year / 1998 - 2001

Mike Specht

Senior Director of Project Management
Project Management
+1 913 4869624

Kansas City

4520 Main Street
Suite 600
Kansas City, MO 64111
+1 816 756 3535
+1 816 968 5890