Bertie started his career in the construction industry in 1987 after graduating with a Masters in Civil Engineering from Oklahoma State University. Initially, he worked as a Project Engineer for a Developer based in Orange County, CA. In 1989, he joined Bank of America’s Construction Services department where he worked for eleven years and was eventually the Vice President and Manager of the Bank’s Southern California office. In 1999, Bertie started his own construction consulting company providing construction due-diligence services to financial companies.
Bertie has worked on all types of projects financed by construction lenders and mortgage companies throughout the country. These include; land development, tracts, apartments, assisted living, hotels, offices, industrial, adaptive re-use conversions, condo conversions, custom homes and specialty projects such as, casinos, gas stations, milling plants, shellfish farms, etc. Bertie has also provided construction management services to his clients including foreclosure workout and completion of the projects for sale.
Bertie has the following California licenses:
- Registered Professional Engineer - Civil
- Contractor’s License
- Real Estate Sales License