PRESIDENT AND C.E.O.

Ray Luft
B. Eng. & Mgmt., M Eng., P.Eng.
ray.luft@luftent.com

Key responsibilities: Provide leadership, develop a strategic plan for the Corporation, promote revenue generation, profitability and growth as an organization. Leads the consulting team in the provision of owner’s agency services for the development of complex data management and business intelligence systems (real-time data monitoring, integrated facility management systems, occupancy management solutions, etc.). Develops algorithms and oversees programming of custom solutions, particularly focused on BIM/Revit/AutoCAD Map integrations with back-end databases.

Professional Affiliations: Member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), the American Society of Professional Engineers (ASCE); Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

QUALIFICATIONS

Has acted as President in the management of private, for profit, and non-profit organizations, and has extensive experience in developing complex data management systems for large corporate clients. Over 20 years experience in strategic planning and execution. Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management. Skilled in examining and value engineering operations and procedures. Demonstrated ability to develop financial plans, analyze and interpret financial and technical data, and manage resources. Strong written and verbal communication skills, and demonstrated ability to build corporate partnerships and relationships. Expert in Standards-based analyses including BOMA/ANSI Z65.1 Rentable Area analyses.

STRENGTHS

Strong strategic vision. Ability to analyze technical and financial data quickly and accurately and adapt to changing circumstances. Strong leadership skills and a proven ability to motivate a team to work together to deliver desired results. Extensive experience in developing and implementing real-time monitoring and/or chargeback systems for large corporate space users and IT groups. Proven ability to innovate and to encourage project teams to implement proven solutions in new combinations to meet challenges in new markets.

CAREER SUMMARY

  • 1997 – Present: President, Luft Enterprises Inc./Luft Enterprises (Phoenix) Inc.
  • 1998 – 2003: Vice-President and Director, Market Tower
  • 1992 – 1997: President, Measure Masters of South Central Ontario
  • 1990 – 1993: President, McMaster Community Homes Corporation (non-profit)