Executive Operations & Construction Administrator
Vera is Oppidan’s Executive Operations & Construction Administrator, where she is responsible for expanding and improving construction management tools to better serve Oppidan’s employees and clients. She assists all of the construction managers with day-to-day needs, allowing Oppidan to succeed in delivering projects on time and on budget. Vera records and documents cost history for all markets, provides structure for phased development processes, and is the lead construction representative for all Oppidan new tool implementation including accounting, finance and project management systems. Vera’s positive, can-do attitude permeates the construction department and Oppidan in general.
Prior to joining Oppidan in 2017, Vera was the administrative coordinator for Life Time Fitness construction division, where she maintained division-wide change management reporting and facilitated the reconciliation between development accountants and project management staff. She also managed corporate assets for the millwork division and served as the cost accountant, which included accurate cost coding, tracking and timely reconciliation of fabricated millwork to new construction and remodel projects.
Vera earned a Workplace Administrative Professional diploma from Hennepin Technical College.