Watchdog welcomed five new employees to our Philadelphia and Los Angeles teams this summer, in Project Management, Professional Search, and Real Estate Advisory Services. Grace Vera and Latifah Rahman joined our Project Management team, Emmett Campbell joined our Real Estate Advisory Services team, and Christopher Levesque and Jacob Pitts joined Watchdog’s Professional Search division.

Grace Vera joined our Los Angeles office as Project Manager. With nearly a decade of industry experience, she is skilled in working on supply chain logistics hubs, medical clinics, high-rise residential work, biopharmaceutical/healthcare manufacturing facilities, commercial TI, and large infrastructure projects. Grace earned her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arizona, holds a MasterTrack Certificate in Construction Management from the University of Michigan, and is actively pursuing her MBA from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.

Emmet Campbell joined our Philadelphia team as Real Estate Analyst, where he works alongside John Leskow as a member of our Real Estate Advisory Services team. Emmet is skilled in data analytics and consulting and is looking forward to applying his expertise in this new role. Emmet holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and is currently pursuing his MBA with an emphasis on Real Estate and Analytics from Villanova University.

Latifah Rahman joined our Philadelphia team as Senior Project Manager, with nearly two decades of industry experience serving as an owner’s representative for a wide range of projects throughout her career. Most recently, she led a large prevailing wage infrastructure and modernization effort that spanned over 1.2 million square feet. Latifah has a strong expertise in procurement and contract management and holds a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Watchdog Professional Search welcomed Christopher Levesque as Associate Recruiter, where he will be supporting the team’s recruiting and sales efforts. With his diverse skillset and his track record for driving increased sales, we are confident that Christopher will prove to be a great addition to our team.

Jacob Pitts also joined Watchdog Professional Search as Associate Recruiter, where he will assist in recruiting efforts for the firm’s clients. Most recently, he worked as a Technical Recruiter where he successfully sourced candidates for various major financial services companies. Jacob holds his Bachelor of Science in Business Management (BSBM) from West Chester University.

Watchdog is an independent owner's representative and project management firm that provides customized and consultative real estate services. With oversight of the budget and schedule, Watchdog participates in every step of the project ensuring quality is met and your interests are being represented.

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Owner’s Representation, Master Planning and Programing, Site Selection/Analysis, Budget/Schedule Administration, Project Coordination, Work Letter Analysis, Closeout Management, Vendor Procurement, Contract Negotiations/Admin, Capital Budget Planning, Process Management, Construction Admin, Multi-site Rollout Management