Kelly Consulting Services

We are a client-consulting organization specializing in Project Controls, Partnering Facilitation and Dispute Resolution services for the Construction industry.

Our Experience

Rob and Pat Kelly have 47+ years combined design and construction industry experience in project controls, project management, and dispute resolution.

Our Philosophy

Clients deserve best practices and value for services, all performed with integrity.

Our Team

Kelly Consulting Services, LLC was formed based on the lessons from an expert witness father and the steadfast dedication to family, hard work and professional excellence that he taught his sons.

  • Robert D. Kelly, Jr. PMP, PSP, CFCC
  • Patrick C. KellyCPE, PSP
  • Robert D. Kelly, Jr. PMP, PSP, CFCC

    Robert D. Kelly, Jr.
    PMP, PSP, CFCC

    Professional Qualifications

    28 years of experience in construction project management, project controls, cost estimating, CPM scheduling, and claims preparation, analysis, and response, for owners, contractors, designers, and attorneys. Also, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, and expert witness services in support of litigation. Direct project management performed on projects ranging in value from $300,000 to $92,000,000. Project control functions performed throughout the design and construction process, including projects as large as $1.4b. Claim and dispute resolution support performed on projects as large as $8b. Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (1 of 73, worldwide).

    Named as an expert witness by the State of Ohio on construction matters including time and performance (delay, disruption, acceleration, etc.), and reasonable/allowable cost. Also made claim defense presentations in mediation and for a Dispute Resolution Board on behalf of the Virginia Attorney General's office. Selected as mediator by office of the Ohio Attorney General.

    Experience

    26 Years

    Education

    B.A./English/The College of William & Mary in Virginia (1990)

    Memberships

    • The Project Management Institute (PMI)
    • The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACE)

    Certifications

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) (2004)
    • Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) (2009)
    • Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC) (2010)

    Project Experience

    • State of Ohio Computer Center, Ohio Attorney General, Columbus, OH;
    • Springfield Interchange Phase II/III, Shirley Contracting Corp., Springfield, VA;
    • University of Maryland Medical School Phase III, Turner Corporation, Baltimore, MD;
    • Marion Youth Facility, Ohio Department of Youth Services, Marion, OH;
    • Rt. 360, Virginia Office of the Attorney General, Giles County, VA;
    • Jackson City Schools, Jackson, OH;
    • Lee Chapel Road Expansion, Virginia Office of the Attorney General, Springfield VA;
    • Swift Hall Renovation / Student Life Center, University of Cincinnati, OH;
    • Ottawa House Dormitories, University of Toledo, OH;
    • Springfield Interchange Improvement Project Phases VI/VIII, Virginia Office of the Attorney General, Springfield, VA;
    • 270/161 Interchange, Ohio Department of Transportation, Columbus, OH;
    • New East High School, Youngstown City Schools, Youngstown, OH;
    • Hagerty Hall Addition and Renovation, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH;
    • I-595 Corridor Roadway Improvement Program, Ft. Lauderdale, FL;
    • Mill Creek Tunnel Expansion, MCT-3, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD);
    • Parker-Hannefin Administration Building Addition & Renovation, Cleveland State University, OH;
    • McCracken Power Plant Expansion, Phase II, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH;
    • New Ravenna High School, Ravenna School District, Ravenna, OH;
    • Football Stadium / Multiplex Project, The University of Akron, OH;
    • New Middle School, Miami-Trace Local School District, Washington Courthouse, OH;
    • Cougarplex, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL;
    • New K-8 School, Ottawa and Glandorf Local School District, OH;
    • New PK-12 School, Lakota Local School District, OH;
    • Ellis Island Seawall Restoration, Ellis Island, New York;
    • Noble County Maintenance Facility, Caldwell, OH;
    • Rothenberg Academy, Cincinnati Public Schools, OH;
    • Neutral Facilitation and Partnering Services, Ohio Facilities Construction Commission;
    • VDOT Hampton Roads District-wide Bid Document Reviews of Locally Administered Projects, process development and implementation of bid document reviews on behalf of VDOT Hampton Roads District;
    • New K-12 School, Wadsworth Local School District, OH;
    • HS Addition, Southern Local School District, Meigs County, OH;
    • New PK-12 School, Crestline Exempted Village School District, OH;
    • Utility Relocation, Impact analysis and reporting for subcontractor responsible providing 36" waterline relocation as a part of the Midtown Tunnel project, Norfolk-Portsmouth, VA;
    • New 55-mile Roadway, Claims and risk management for Owner team on $1.4b design-build roadway project (U.S. Route 460, "Commonwealth Connector"), Suffolk-Petersburg, VA;
    • VA Hospital - Clinic, Design phase quantity and cost estimate on behalf of designer working for the Veteran's Administration. $8.6m project estimate;
    • Facility Manual update, Major revision to existing Facility Manual used by the State of Arkansas Department of Education Division of Public Schools Academic Facilities and Transportation (DPSAFT).
    • Hospital Addition and Renovation, expert report and litigation support services for the University of Toledo's Medical Mall Phase II Interiors Package project;
    • Structural Repairs to Naval Dock, support of narratives and damage development on behalf of marine subcontractor on U.S. Navy dock repair project, Charleston SC;
    • HVAC Upgrades to Existing Building, expert report and litigation support services for DDC subcontractor claim against prime contractor for project at Yorktown Naval Weapons Station;
    • Child Development Center, litigation support for prime contractor's defense of subcontractor's claim for payment;
    • Water Treatment Facility, support contractor's development of $9.4m claim on $25 water treatment facility project in Stafford County, VA;
    • Support Facility Renovation, Director of Administration & Management (DA&M) Site R. Engaged by prime contractor to develop time impact analysis supporting two Requests for Equitable Adjustment on this Department of Defense project administered by the Facilities Services Directorate;
    • Roadway and Bridge Widening, defendant's (Owner) expert in defense of contractor's $7.2m time and cost impact claim filed July 2015;
    • Bureau of Criminal Investigation facility at Bowling Green State University (Ohio);
    • Controlled Industrial Facility, Portsmouth Naval Yard (Virginia);
    • VSTOL Power Check Pad Overhaul, Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point NC;
    • Network Control Center Renovation, International Broadcast Bureau (IBB), W.J. Cohen Building, Washington, D.C.;
    • Mission Critical Power Reconfiguration, Pentagon, Arlington, VA;
    • Wastewater Treatment Plant, support contractor's development of labor disruption change order request on Army Phase 3 $71m wastewater treatment facility renovation and expansion project in Norfolk, VA;
    • South High Rise Dormitory Renovations Phase 3 Bid Pkg 8, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH;
    • Claims Evaluation Consultant 2016 - 2018, Ohio Facilities Construction Commission two-year term contract for claim evaluation consulting services;
    • Nimmo Parkway, Virginia Beach, Virginia;
    • Ground Water Treatment Plant, support contractor's development of delay and disruption change order request on private GWTP facility project in Richmond, VA;
    • Roadway Realignment Project, provide review of contractor's proposed baseline schedule on this $2.85m roadway realignment project in Chesterfield County, VA;
    • Professional Building, 5121 Greenwich Rd., Norfolk VA;

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  • Patrick C. KellyCPE, PSP

    Patrick C. Kelly
    CPE, PSP

    Professional Qualifications

    Mr. Kelly has over 19 years of experience in job cost accounting and job cost analysis, construction management practices, conceptual estimating, project estimating and CPM scheduling and analysis. He has performed claim preparation and claim analysis on scheduling claims for delays, disruption and acceleration for site development projects, roads and bridges, power projects, commercial buildings, manufacturing facilities, governmental facilities and residential projects. He has performed real-time cost analyses for troubled projects and cost analyses for claimed damages on both commercial and residential project claim environments. Mr. Kelly's estimates have been utilized in both mediation and litigation environments. Mr. Kelly has testified during arbitration hearings held before the American Arbitration Association. He has considerable experience in case document management and electronic documents and has utilized electronic document management in deposition and trial testimony exhibits.

    Mr. Kelly has in-depth knowledge in the Project Controls arena that serves to buttress his claims and dispute resolution experience. Mr. Kelly is certified in Primavera Project Planner P3 and Primavera Project Management P6, and is proficient in Microsoft Project and Primavera Suretrak and the latest versions of Primavera Project Management. Mr. Kelly has created and reviewed baseline and project update schedules for large transportation and new and renovated facilities projects as well as complex statewide facility assessments. Mr. Kelly additionally has experience in the creation and review of Time Impact Analyses for large municipal projects and is knowledgeable in the arena of Risk, including creation and update of Risk Registers and quantifying impact from potential Project Risks.

    Experience

    17 Years

    Education

    B.A./History/Hamden Sydney College (2001)

    Memberships

    • American Society of Professional Estimators (APSE)
    • The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACE)
    • The Construction Management Association of America (CMAA)

    Certifications

    • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) (2004)
    • Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) (2009)

    Project Experience

    • U. S. Consulate Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Claim Analyst;
    • Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant, Claim Analyst; for the analysis of a multi-billion dollar delay and disruption claim related to approximately 9 year delay on a 5 year baseline for a European Pressurized Reactor (EPR) delivered through the Design Build method, the first of its kind. Responsibilities included the organization and review of vast amounts of project data including 7 years of monthly schedule updates that were over one hundred thousand activities. Forensic examination and verification of Contractor submitted project schedules, review of multiple Contractor's analyses from As-Planned vs. As-Built methodologies. Additionally the analysis of the opposing counsel's expert report was undertaken to find areas of potential mediation and opposition Facilitation Controls Claims between the two sides.
    • HEUMF (Highly Enriched Uranium Maintenance Facility), U. S. Department of Energy and Bechtel/Babcock & Wilcox, Oak Ridge, Tennessee;
    • Potable Water Pipe Rehabilitation Project Schedule Delay Analysis, U. S. Department of Energy and Bechtel/Babcock & Wilcox, Oak Ridge, Tennessee;
    • 500 Brickell Condominium REA Preparation and Analysis, Peckar and Abramson, LLC, Miami, Florida;
    • Ocean Towers Condominiums Schedule Analysis, Hammock Beach, Florida;
    • Virginia Department of Transportation, Springfield, Virginia; Claim Analyst;
    • Hedley International Emirates Contracting LLC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates;
    • Route 60 (Warwick Boulevard) Project, Phase 3 Analysis Review, VDOT, Newport News, Virginia;
    • Belmont Correctional Facility, Belmont, Ohio;
    • Phoenix and Bethel High Schools, Hampton, Va, Claim Preparation;
    • Intel Computer Chip Factory, Denver, CO;
    • Belmont Correctional Facility, Belmont, Ohio, Claim Analyst;
    • Marion Youth Detention Center, Marion, Ohio, Claim Analyst;
    • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, Claim Analyst;
    • Ohio Schools Facilities Commission, Columbus, Ohio, Claim Analyst;
    • Custom Glass Incorporated, Washington D.C., Claim Preparation;
    • McCarthy Improvement Company, Chesterfield, Virginia, Claim Preparation;
    • Amyclae, U.S.A, Stafford, Virginia, Claim Analyst;
    • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; Claim Preparation;
    • Merrill Iron, Sioux City, Iowa; Claim Analyst;
    • Allen County Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana; Claim Preparation;
    • CAMBR Company Inc., Ocean City, Maryland; Claim Analyst;
    • R.F. Mlasofsky / Riggs Distler / Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; Claim Analyst;
    • Ardalan Construction Company / University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; Claim Analyst;
    • Demarco, Inc. / Ohio State University, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; Claim Analyst;
    • Cleveland Construction Co. / Kent State University, Kent, Ohio; Claim Analyst;

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Project Controls, Partnering Facilitation and Dispute Resolution

We are a client-consulting organization specializing in Project Controls, Partnering Facilitation and Dispute Resolution services for the Construction industry.

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Rob Kelly, Jr., PMP PSP CFCC
Phone: (614) 580-0883
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Patrick C. Kelly, CPE, PSP
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  • Kelly Consulting Services
  • 500 West 21st Street, Suite 300
  • Norfolk, VA 23517

  • Phone: (757) 876-0510
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