URI Project Management Team
Director – Paul DePace, P.E.
Assistant Director – Ken Burke, P.E.
Project Manager – Robert Schultz, P.E
Project Manager – Schane Tallardy
Mechanical Engineer – Matt Jacques, P.E.
Contracted Owner’s Representatives
Project Manager – Mark Fisher, Keough Construction Management
Project Manager – Vincent Zarrella, Keough Construction Management
Project Manager – Justin Hopkins, Tecton Architects
All Project Managers strive for projects that are carried out on time and on budget, with sensitivity and concern for the needs of end-users and the University community as a whole. There are many complex issues to be addressed during the course of a project including siting, utility service, permitting, contractor oversight and construction quality . As a public institution, The University of Rhode island is subject to laws and policies that define how competitiveness and fairness goals will be addressed in the selection of designers and contractors, how contractors will be paid and how disputes will be settled. The University has also developed its own standards for all Capital Project contracts, including: