Thursday, August 12
Webinar – Charter Schools – How To Evaluate a New Building – August 2021
Join us for this free educational webinar.
Thursday, August 12
Join us for a panel discussion as we identify industry recommendations and checklists administrators and school boards should consider when building a new school. From site selection to financing to forecasting the scalable size of school you will need.
- Process of selecting land
- Selecting a designer, general contractor and architect
- Identifying budget
- Forecasting building size for current needs and future growth
- Integrating technology into a new build
Thursday, August 12
Meeting ID: 380 560 9478
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Featured Panel Includes
Oscar Gutierrez, Moderator
As the founder and Principal of Bondry Management Consulting, Oscar Gutierrez brings with him over a decade of Public Finance insight and value to his clients. Oscar is formerly the Senior Director of Facility Strategy and Financing for The Mind Trust and Adjunct Associate Faculty at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
He previously served as the City of Fishers’ first Controller, where he oversaw its Town to City financial transition and earned Fishers the distinction of being the only Indiana city with a AAA credit rating from Standard and Poor’s. Before his work in Fishers, Oscar held the same position for the City of Lawrence, where he increased cash reserves by 200 percent and helped upgrade the city’s credit rating.
Prior to his experience in municipal government, Oscar worked in various financial management capacities at the Department of Defense, for which he was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal and Joint Service Achievement Medal. He served on the United States Air Force for 4 years where he received his BA in Economics on the GI Bill through Thomas Edison State College in New Jersey. He continues to serve as a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer and active reservist in the Army Reserves, a Military Finance Instructor for the US Army, and is a US Air Force Veteran.
Oscar serves on the board of Avondale Meadows Academy, the Indiana Latino Institute, Folds of Honor of Indiana, and USO of Indiana. He was formerly a trustee for the Indianapolis Marion County Public Library, where he helped develop the library’s 2015-2020 strategic plan, and the commissioner for the Indiana War Memorials. He has been recognized as Indianapolis Business Journal’s 40 under 40, as well as Indy’s Best and Brightest winner in the field of Government by Junior Achievement of Central Indiana. In his free time, Oscar enjoys spending time with his two kids by regularly attending sport events.
David Rosenberg is co-founder of the Center for Innovative Education Solutions, Inc.
David began his career as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Enterprise Development for Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard. He represented the Mayor’s Office and city agencies during the 2013 to 2015 sessions of the State General Assembly. He also acted as the liaison to the City-County Council, managed the consolidation of the Marion County Justice Complex, and introduced innovative municipal transportation to the city to attract new businesses.
David also previously served as the Operations Officer for Indianapolis Public Schools. In that role, he oversaw internal lobbying and government relations on behalf of the district. He managed and directed several departments including the Legal and Risk Management Office, the Office of Information Technology, and the Transportation Department.
David currently serves as a member for the Marion County Dedicated eLearning Network Committee and the Indy Chamber’s Business Equity for Indy Committee. He also served on the United Way of Central Indiana’s 100th Anniversary Committee. David was selected as a member of the Indianapolis Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” Class of 2015.
He and his wife, Ali, have two children, Will and Lily.
Adam joined Wallack Somers & Haas in 2016 with a diverse background focusing on public-private partnerships, municipal projects, economic incentives, nonprofit consulting and traditional real estate transactions. Prior to joining the firm, he spent eight years in the administration of Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, including serving as Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, where he was responsible for overseeing the City’s economic incentive and real estate development portfolio. During that time, he was involved in the identification, negotiation, financial structuring, and advocacy of municipal investment in over $1.1 billion in public-private projects.
Adam also led the team that negotiated the largest social infrastructure public works project in the country at the time. A $475 million construction project, the proposed public-private partnership included over $1 billion in operating payments to be made over the agreement’s 30-year term. He also has significant experience with a variety of different delivery methods for the procurement of public works projects, including Build Operate Transfer agreements.
Adam has broad-based experience in negotiating and structuring incentives for companies and development projects. At Wallack Somers & Haas, he has worked with developers, municipalities, and non-profits, including charter schools, to creatively structure and finance a variety of mixed-use, multi-family, commercial, and industrial real estate projects that have a strong transformative impact on their communities.
Having sat on the client’s side of the table, Adam strives to bring that perspective to every real estate transaction. A boxing enthusiast with an amateur match under his belt, his clients know that Adam will also fight for their best business interests in every phase of their project.
Paul joined Garmong in 2015, and as Executive Vice President, brings business and corporate development experience, along with project execution experience, from previous work in the construction industry. He is well-versed in the public, commercial and private development sectors. Paul is a graduate of Indiana University at Fort Wayne.
As mentioned above, Paul served as Chief of Staff for Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard during the first two years of his administration. He also served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee. Okeson currently serves as Chairman of the Indiana Election Commission, recently appointed by Governor Eric Holcomb, and is a member of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership board of directors, the Indiana Sports Corp’s Advisory Council, The Greater Indianapolis Progress Committee and is also a Business Advocacy Committee member for the Indy Chamber, to name a few. Paul remains engaged in the growth of our community.
Paul’s accomplishments as a public servant and within the construction industry are many, and as a result, he was named to the prestigious Forty under Forty by the Indianapolis Business Journal and a 2010 recipient of Indy’s Best and Brightest in the Real Estate and Construction category.
When he’s not in overdrive for work, or raising three children with his wife, Tahlia, Paul is a huge sports fanatic, and enjoys golf, basketball and cycling.