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Field Day is a real estate development consulting firm that helps people who are not real estate experts manage their projects. We know how to guide you from concept, through construction, and into operations—on time, in budget, and with ease.

Founded in 2010, we are a 100% woman-owned business. We work with developers, Calmnonprofits, foundations, business owners and government agencies.

Our business is built on the belief that a big real estate project can be a rewarding experience, rather than a stressful one. We’re invested in your success and we give it our all to get the job done. You’ll be in good hands, because it’s what we do every day!

ANDREA KATHOL, Owner
Andrea Kathol has more than fifteen years of experience in real estate development, financing and community development. She has been responsible for high-dollar budgets and transformational projects. She knows real estate development inside and out.

Eternally focused on the end result, Andrea refuses to get distracted by roadblocks. So whenever the sure-to-come surprises pop up, she keeps a level head with friendly finesse. Her clients say she’s a life-saver, that they couldn’t have done their projects without her.

Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Social Science
  • Master’s Degree in Public Administration
  • Housing Development Finance Professional Certified, NDC, 2009
  • Economic Development Finance Professional Certified, NDC, 2010

Recognition & Community Engagement:

  • Board Member of Restoration Exchange Omaha
  • Board Member of Spark Omaha
  • 2019 WCA Tribute to Women Award Recipient

 

BRENDA CARRICO, Director of Development
With nearly 25 years of experience in business and real estate development, Brenda is skilled in preparing incentive packages and real estate contract negotiation. Most recently, she has honed her expertise in researching and processing applications for local, state, and federal funding opportunities in accordance with all governmental oversight.

With most of her experience in the public sector, Brenda understands both the benefits and need for partnerships to accomplish and complete projects. She is accustomed to working within tight deadlines in a governmental compliance field and realizes the importance of getting the work done on time. She will bring well-researched, thoroughly prepared solutions to Field Day Development clients. Her ability to navigate through the regulatory approvals will bring a distinctive insider’s approach to your project.

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science & Social Science
  • Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning
  • HOME Program Specialist Certified, HUD, 2007
  • Economic Development Finance Professional, NDC, 2003
  • Community Development Block Grant Administrator, State of Nebraska,
    2001-2003

BRYAN LARSEN, Project Manager
With ten years of experience in the construction management field, Bryan possesses skills ranging from conceptualization and schematic design, all the way through contractor management and project closeout.  Bryan is highly skilled in understanding complex issues that could adversely affect a project and rallying team members around a shared resolution.

Bryan believes that each project deserves nothing less than exceptional quality, and that quality can only be attained by ensuring the entire project team is highly organized, communicating effectively and focused on the client and end user experience. He is committed to detecting the unforeseen and mitigating risks, to promote the most seamless experience for clients and development partners.

Education & Certifications:

  • Associate Degree in Business Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management (Expected Spring 2020)
  • Revela Leadership Training
  • OSHA Certified

JEFF RANDALL, Project Manager

Jeff has eight years of experience in the development field, with a focus on project management, permitting and natural resources evaluation and compliance. He has worked on projects within the fields of transportation, utility infrastructure, housing, and community development. Jeff has worked on grant applications that have funded several development projects. He’s coordinated contractors, engineers, architects and scientists on behalf of private clients as well as local, State, and Tribal governments.

By staying focused on the details, Jeff keeps projects moving towards completion. He draws on his diverse background to offer unique insight and solutions to help projects succeed.

Education & Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science
  • Bachelor’s Degrees in Biology
  • Bachelor’s Degrees in Journalism, Concentration in Public Relations & Advertising
  • Army Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineator Certified, 2014

KRISTIN REITZ, Project Manager
With nearly a decade of experience in General Contracting, Kristin’s résumé includes project management, subcontractor management, collaboration with owners and architects, and project close-out. Most recently she was involved in two consecutive mega projects totaling $1.3 billion and 1.6 million sq. ft.

Ever focused on teamwork, Kristin is skilled in the technical aspects of building, and genuinely enjoys being a Super Sleuth when it comes to solving the many puzzles inherent in construction work. Focused, organized and a gifted communicator, Kristin is committed to delivering high-quality projects that benefit both the citizens and landscape of our community.

Education & Certifications:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
  •  Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management Certificate