Mr. Elliott has worked on more than 160 projects in 21 states and 5 countries. The types of projects that he has been involved with include: automotive, metals, manufacturing, chemicals, petroleum, clean rooms, schools and universities, environmental, demilitarization, power, transportation, hospitals, offices and hotels. The value of these projects has ranged from $30,000 to $6 billion.


VN Services
VP Project Delay & Cost Analysis
Cleveland, Ohio 1998 - Present

Mr. Elliott assists our partners in the planning, organizing, controlling and implementation of their project management processes and resolving disputes and claims. He has provided expert reports and analyses, expert testimony, and participated in negotiations, mediations, arbitrations, and litigation as an advocate and advising clients on their strengths and weaknesses, and how best to proceed towards a satisfactory resolution.

Mr. Elliott provides project management oversight in an effort to improve the management processes being used and to reduce the risk of disputes. This includes reviews of  contractual requirements, documents, and field status. Additionally, he has been retained to provide neutral services for facilitation of issues and project scheduling. Neutral services are being provided in an effort to keep projects moving forward in a less confrontational environment and to also reduce the possibility of claims or disputes.

Clients have included contractors, subcontractors, attorneys, local governments and authorities (such as a county water district), school districts, hospitals, and other owners.

Major areas of responsibility include:

Morrison Knudsen Corporation Cleveland, Ohio
Senior Project Controls Engineer 1988 - 1998
In-house consultant for project planning and scheduling.

Cleveland State University Cleveland, Ohio
Research Assistant 1985 - 1988
Provided qualitative and statistical analysis of survey data for the Northeast Ohio Center for the Advancement of Labor/Management Cooperation. Assisted with questionnaire design, report writing, and case studies. Published and edited articles in the NOCALMC Newsletter.

Gilbane Building Company Pontiac, Michigan
Senior Scheduling Engineer 1984 - 1985

Davy McKee Corporation Cleveland, Ohio
Project Planner and Scheduler 1980 - 1984


Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
Graduate courses in Consumer/Industrial Research Psychology

Seminars (examples)


American Bar Association – Associate Member                                             2008 - Present
Project Management Institute (PMI)                                                                   1992 - Present
Master Builders Association of Western Pennsylvania                                   1999 - 2007
International Project Management Association                                                1995 - 1998