Staff Resumes

Ray W. Boothe

Qualified by over twenty-five years of broad experience and responsibility which includes:

Registered Architect & Registered Interior Designer
Real Estate Developer & Construction Manager

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, STOCKHOLDER
Daedalus Development Corp. 1995 - Present

As Vice President, all facets of historic redevelopment & adaptive use develop, design/build business

As Chief Architect, responsibilities include all historic aspects and aesthetic

  • 1000 West Magnolia Bldg. - City Historic-Renovate & Adapt for City Police Substation, loft apartments, a restaurant & a bed-&-breakfast
  • Newkirk Building- City Historic- Renovate & Adapt for Corporate Offices
  • Fire Station No. 5 - National & City Historic-Renovate & Adapt for Video Studio & Corp Offices
  • Modern Drug Complex - National & City Historic-Renovate & adapt for new Bank, Restaurant, Landscape Architect and 6 loft apartments - in progress
  • Max Mehl Building - National & City Historic-Renovate & Adapt for Architects Office, Restaurant, and 12 loft apartments - in progress
  • Victory Art Center - National & City Historic-Renovate & Adapt for Glass School, Performing Center, Retail Art Galleries, 10 studios and 43 loft apartments
  • Assisted in Strategic Master Plan for renovation of Fort Worth South (1400 acre Southside Fort Worth) Continue to work with implementation
  • Consultant to Huitt-Zollars, Inc. for Federal GSA Historic Analysis Projects in Joplin and Columbia, Missouri - Provides GSA guidance on what they can do with buildings

DIRECTOR
Komatsu/Rangel, Inc., Architects/Planners 1993 -1995

As Director, responsibilities included all facets of national architectural business

Southwest Collections Library Texas Tech University
North Tower, Parkway Plaza, Office Building at D/FW Int'1 Airport
Allen Chapel, National Registry Historic Preservation Analysis and Report
Architectural Representative on State Main Street Program

PRESIDENT, COFOUNDER
Historic Landmarks, Inc., d.b.a. ArtSpace Texas 1993 - Current

As President, all facets of historic redevelopment business (nonprofit development corporation)

Our Lady of Victory Historic Convent & Girls Boarding School, Conversion of 68,000 SFArtists Live/Work Space

National Registry Submission, Analysis, and Interface with State Historic Officers

Negotiation of loans & interface with lenders, contractors & governmental agencies

Analysis of all potential projects

PRESIDENT, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Boothe Group, Inc. 1978 -1993

As President, all facets of broad based architectural practice

As Chief Architect, responsibilities included all management, personnel,
technical, aesthetic and historic aspects of business

Representative Projects:

  • Tarrant Interiors, Inc. Adaptive Reuse of 450,000 SF 1951 Mfg. Building into Corporate Headquarters.
  • Magnolia Centre, Conversion of 36,000 SF Nat'l Historic into 1st class office space, Ft Worth - Developer, Architect & Owner
  • Fort Worth Town Center Mall and Office Tower Remodel and Renovation - 1950's Buildings Historic Southside area of Fort Worth - misc. historic renovation
  • Laneri Home-State Registered-Renovation & Adaptation to Corporate Headquarters
  • Greene Auction-City Historic Registered-Renovation to Retail-Miscellaneous Shops
  • Thistle Hill Historic Home Museum - Recreation of Missing Elements

Retail Facilities throughout the Continental United States

Wolfe Nursery
 Pier One
 Blockbuster Video
 Bombay

American Airlines - Major Projects on Three Terminals at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport - Majority of interior finish-out & space planning for 7 years - included most of current ticketing areas, pilot, stewardess, support maintenance areas

Continental Airlines Facility, D/FW Int'1 Airport -Terminal 2W
America-West Airlines Facility, D/ FW Int'l Airport - Terminal 2W
Miscellaneous Office and Shopping Center Projects
Passive Solar and Earth-sheltered Homes throughout Texas, Near Mexico and Oklahoma
Northeast Health Care Center, Hurst
Mental Health Housing, Fort Worth
Equitable Bank, Fort Worth
Tarrant County MHMR Opportunity House
Tarrant County MHMR Master Planning
Carter Blood Center Renovation

AWARDS

DOE National Award for Passive Solar Design in Residents
Fort Worth AIA Design Award for the Northeast Health Care Center in Hurst
Historic Preservation Council, Capital Award, Restoration of Magnolia Centre
North Central American Planning Association Merit Award, Magnolia Centre

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Corps of Engineers, Advanced Officer Training, 1971, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Ended career as a reserve Captain
Bachelor of Architecture, Design Option, 1971, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

American Institute of Architects
Texas Society of Architects 
AIA Fort Worth 
Rotary, Dallas/Fort Worth Airport 
Executive Committee and Urban Development Committee for the Bern Street Initiative 
Central City Redevelopment Committee
City of Fort Worth - Strategy 2000 
Past President, Fort Worth Chapter Construction Specifications Institute
National Trust for Historic Preservation 
Board of Directors, ICare 
Board of Directors, Historic Southside, Inc. 
Board of Directors, Fort Worth South, Inc.
Transportation Committee, Chairman
Development Committee, Design Chair
Board of Directors, Historic Southside Business Association
Board of Directors, Thistle Hill, Fort Worth - Immediate Past President
Board of Directors, D/FW Rotary Club
President - Historic Landmarks, Inc.
Member of Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.
Education, Information & Communication Task Force
Parks, Open Space & Urban Design Task Force
Member of Southside Alliance
Member of Victory Forest Task Force

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Francis E. McCarthy

Qualified by over twenty years of broad experience and responsibility which includes:

Real estate developer
Interior and exterior design services
General Contractor experience
National and international distribution experience
Manufacturing experience

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PRESIDENT, CEO, STOCKHOLDER
Daedalus Development Corporation 1995-Present

As President and CEO, responsibilities include all facets of design, development, Construction Management Business

  • 1000 West Magnolia Bldg. - City Historic-Renovate & Adapt for City Police substation, loft apartments, a restaurant and a bed and breakfast
  • Newkirk Building - City Historic- Renovate & Adapt for Corporate Offices
  • Fire Station No. 5 - National & City Historic-Renovate & Adapt for Video Studio & Corp Offices
  • Modern Drug Complex - National & City Historic-Renovate & adapt for new Bank, Restaurant, Landscape Architect and 6 loft apartments - in progress
  • Max Mehl Building - National & City Historic Renovate & Adapt for Architects Office, Restaurant, and 12 loft apartments - in progress
  • Victory Art Center - National & City Historic Renovate & Adapt for Glass School, Performing Center, Retail Art Galleries, 10 studios and 43 loft apartments

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Tarrant Interiors, Inc. 1989 -1995

As Director, responsibilities included all facets of national manufacturing company

General Manager of the Lighting Division
Director of Sales, Marketing and Advertising
Business Manager of Millwork, Lighting and Consumer Products Division
Member of Senior Management team of 500,000 SF manufacturing facility
Major clients: Bombay, Barnes & Noble, Pier 1 Imports, Blockbuster Video

VICE PRESIDENT, CEO, STOCKHOLDER
Westmark Development Corp. 1985 - 1989

Leader of design team
Developed prototype projects fur Blockbuster Video, Barnes & Noble and Pierl Imports
Managed land acquisition team and lease management process
Managed construction team
Major clients: Pier l Imports, Sunbelt Nurseries, Blockbuster Video, Stanley Tools

PRESIDENT, CEO, STOCKHOLDER
Westwood Contractors, Inc.1983 - 1986


As President and CEO, responsibilities included all facets of national construction business
Major clients: Zales, Taco Bueno, Sunbelt Nurseries, Woodbine Development

VP of OPERATIONS, OPERATIONS MGR, REGIONAL MANAGER
 Omni Construction 1979 -1983


Managed sales and marketing department
Managed project management team
Managed purchasing department
Setup national network of subcontractors and suppliers

WESTERN REGIONAL MGR, PROJECT MANAGER
Harold Plemons Construction 1977 -1979

Set up and managed California office
Managed project management team
Managed purchasing department

PROJECT MANAGER, ASSIST STORE MANAGER, HEAD CASHIER, STOCK BOY
Ormond Shops 1972 -1977

Project Manager and Superintendent for construction of company-owned stores

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

ABA 1974, Prince George's College

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS


Exec Committee and Urban Development Committee for Berry Street Initiative, Fort Worth, Texas
Executive Committee and Chair of Central City Redevelopment Committee, City of Fort Worth Strategy 2000
Rotary, Fort Worth South
Political Action Committee Board for Association of Building Contractors
Advisory Board for Store Fixture Show, Chicago, Illinois
Cofounder of Dallas/ Fort Worth Retailers Association
Member ICSC
Past President, Board of Directors for Stage West Theater
Executive Committee and Building Committee Chair and Advisory Board for YWCA Fort Worth
Board of Directors for Lutheran Social Services of the South
Foster parent for adoption division of Lutheran Social Services

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