LOD Systems » Our Team
The leadership of LOD Solutions and LOD Systems provide technical support, design and innovative services to some of the leading managers, operators and developers in the retail outlet industry.
Daniel J. Majka
President / Managing Partner
CADD & Database Technology
With more than 25 years of experience in Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) systems, civil engineering and architectural design & construction, Daniel Majka is the President and serves as Managing Partner of CADD & Database Technology for LOD Solutions.
Most recently, Mr. Majka served as Director of CADD Services for Prime Retail, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland where he was responsible for the creation, implementation, and management of a central database, which linked published CADD drawings online through a dynamic live interface. The system enabled secure company-wide access to all critical documents and reports. In addition, he managed all outside architect and consultant drawings for development projects as well as coordinating CADD Services and support for the leasing, legal, construction and development divisions of Prime Retail, Inc. Mr. Majka served in a similar capacity with The Pyramid Companies of Syracuse, New York as the CAD Facilitator.
Prior to entering the retail development industry, Mr. Majka worked for various architectural engineering firms over a 15 year span as a civil engineering designer, land surveyor and consultant specializing in multi-discipline CADD design development services.
Mr. Majka was also an AutoCAD training consultant following his study of Civil Engineering Technology at Broome Community College and SUNY Binghamton in New York. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and has been recognized for his work in the industry by both Value Retail News (VRN) and Construtech magazines. In 2009 Mr. Majka was awarded Construtech’s prestigious Vision Award.
Carlo V. Hume
Vice President Development & Operations / Managing Partner
Cloud Computing & Software Technology
Carlo V. Hume has 30 years enterprising in product innovation, development, and design. He has proven consistently to develop cutting edge breakthrough technologies with business strategies oriented towards bottom line results.
Mr. Hume has been named on several patents in the entertainment industry. His contributions include technologies for Special Effects, Digital Intermediate and Digital Cinema.
Mr. Hume also has previous industry experience including Electronic CAD and Electronic Document Publishing. His recent ventures involved development of Web-based Enterprise Solutions and Web Cloud Applications.
Mr. Hume has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Computer Science. He graduated with high honors from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Philip A V Genovese
Asset Management and Retail Leasing
Phil Genovese has over twenty-eight years of diverse experience in the Mall Real Estate industry serving in multiple senior positions with two of the top developers. Mr. Genovese has extensive experience in both asset management and leasing along with a career full of successful accomplishments; including real estate developments, redevelopments, re-positionings, and dispositions. He has also personally completed or overseen thousands of leases and other business transactions with top retailers from across the United States and abroad.
Most recently Mr. Genovese was the Senior Vice President of Leasing at Westfield US where he led teams in both the North East and Midwest for development projects and operational leasing. Mr. Genovese personally led the re-development and remerchandising for Westfield Garden State Plaza. one of the top centers in the country and Westfield’s global flagship in the United States.
Prior to joining Westfield in 2003 Mr. Genovese had an eighteen year career with The Rouse Company. Starting as an assistant manager in Dayton, Ohio Mr. Genovese worked his way up to a Rouse Vice President in 2000. Mr. Genovese’s Rouse career included nine years in asset management and another nine in retail leasing culminating in his final role where he managed the entire local, regional, and new business initiatives for the 48 mall portfolio.
Mr. Genovese’s career began after graduating from Marquette University as a retailer with Gimbels Midwest where he experienced many different aspects in the department store industry over a ten year span; from buying offices to distribution/transportation, and store management.
Design & Marketing
As a solution driven creative professional, Michael Ruddock brings his experience in design management, development and education to his role as Partner of Design & Marketing for LOD Solutions.
Most recently, Mr. Ruddock served as Creative Director of Real Estate for Prime Retail, Inc. of Baltimore Maryland where he provided design vision and leadership to the corporate marketing and leasing divisions of the company. As creative director, he managed agency and vendor partnerships, supported the development of on target brand solutions for business needs and provided solutions for design continuity amongst various business entities within the organization. Mr. Ruddock prides himself on being a self-managed planner and hands-on achiever.
Prior to his tenure with Prime Retail, Inc., Mr. Ruddock worked as a designer for The Pyramid Companies and provided consultant design services to Ariel Preferred Retail Group and the Westfield Group.
Mr. Ruddock received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and has served as a portfolio reviewer for the Admission Department for incoming applicants. He is an active member of ICSC, where he received the International John T. Riordan Professional Education Scholarship allowing him to attend an complete coursework in their Marketing II Institute.
Thomas K. Bauley RA
Design & Architecture
Thomas K. Bauley brings nearly 30 years of architectural design experience to the LOD Solutions team. As a registered architect specializing in retail design and environmental graphics, Mr. Bauley has extensive hands-on design and management experience in a diverse range of retail typologies-festival marketplaces, urban specialty retail centers, value retail outlets, traditional neighborhood development (TND) town centers and specialty attractions.
Mr. Bauley was the in-house Architect & Director of Design for The Enterprise Development Company, led by renowned international retail and community developer, James W. Rouse. He was the Senior Retail Design Architect for Design Collective, Inc. of Baltimore for 15 years and has been intensively involved in the design of over 30 retail outlet centers throughout the United States for such clients as Prime Retail, Inc., Chelsea Premium Outlets, Tanger Outlets, and The Craig Realty Group. Most recently, Mr. Bauley was the Director of Design for Prime Retail as well as a principal in his own art and architectural design consultancy, Bauley Design.
Mr. Bauley is a graduate of The College of William and Mary and The College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech. He has also been active as an artist and illustrator in the Baltimore area since 1996, specializing in architectural illustration and participating in shows such as Artscape and The Fells Point Fun Festival.
Jennifer J. Airey
CAD & Design Services
Jennifer Airey is a dedicated, driven and detail-oriented Design-Draftsman with over 15 years of experience in the fields of architecture and geo-technical engineering. She served as the Coordinator of CADD Services at Prime Retail, Inc. where she managed the AutoCAD department. In this capacity, Ms. Airey worked directly with Mr. Majka assisting in the daily operations of a central database which linked published AutoCAD drawings online through a dynamic live interface.
Prior to her time at Prime Retail, Ms. Airey worked as an AutoCAD Systems Specialist for Geo-Technology & Associates, an AutoCAD Specialist for Trident QRV, and as an adjunct professor of AutoCAD at Harford Community College.
Ms. Airey has a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems from University of Maryland – Baltimore County and an Associate’s degree in Applied Science with a focus on AutoCAD from Harford Community College.
Robin A. Genovese
Tenant Coordination Services
Robin Genovese brings over 25 years of expertise and comprehensive experience in all phases of commercial real estate development to her role in Tenant Coordination Services at LOD Solutions. She has developed, directed and managed numerous Design, Construction, and Tenant Coordination departments for several of the top retail real estate industry developers.
Ms. Genovese was the Director of Retail/Restaurant Design and Construction for The Rouse Company where she created a new department within the company and instituted a corporate growth strategy to ensure a superior level of quality in design and construction throughout a portfolio of 48 regional retail centers and development projects. She also facilitated a new AutoCAD program to manage the company’s portfolio of lease plans and inventory that provided consistent and accurate tools for leasing, operations and tenants.
Prior to her tenure at The Rouse Company, Ms. Genovese was responsible for the execution of the conceptual planning, final designs, construction and turnover to operations of 70 select retail venues throughout Walt Disney World’s parks, resorts and cruise line. She also spent 8 years servicing 25 million square feet of retail space throughout New York and Massachusetts as the Director of Design and Construction for The Pyramid Companies.
Ms. Genovese earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Syracuse University School of Visual and Performing Arts and School of Architecture.