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Amy Marks
CEO
XSite Modular

Amy Marks is the CEO of XSite Modular, an off-site program manager and prefabrication consulting firm focused on enabling and optimizing the use of prefabrication in large, complex, technology-embedded buildings. XSite has some of the largest global companies as their clients working on projects including high-rise, hi-tech industrial, healthcare, hospitality, semi-conductor and mission critical. Amy is the founder and moderator of the Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) a closed LinkedIn Group, and is trained in CoreClarity to deliver personal development and team dynamics workshops. Amy and her team have worked on six of the seven continents, and with some of the largest companies on the planet to implement prefabrication. At conferences, her workshops always sell out with waiting lists, and her corporate training programs are in high demand around the world.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

7:30 am | Chair’s Opening Remarks

Mike Barrett
GFEM Strategic Program Manager
Intel

Mike has 25 years of Construction experience working in a variety of roles in design, engineering and procurement. Mike has worked for Intel for the last 17 years in Engineering, project management and procurement, the last 5 years in a procurement specific role working on Material and Equipment sourcing.  He has a BS in Electrical Engineering and is a Certified Supply Chain Professional.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

9:00 am | Exploring the Potential for Offsite Construction Across Different Markets

Brad Lukanic
President
CannonDesign

With a never-ending drive and passion for design and built experiences, Brad embraces situational change disrupters that transform the industry’s future – and he wants to lead CannonDesign’s charge to get there.   Brad’s relentless pursuit of new and thoughtful design solutions, coupled with implementable actions, channels CannonDesign’s creativity and expertise. He is the firm’s lead strategist delineating why CannonDesign strives to be an industry leader each day, while championing established values and progressing an innovative culture. Brad supports firmwide investments to go beyond being relevant to leading with impactful design solutions.   As CEO, Brad seeks partners that are curious to accelerate, command and propel design’s influences on environments with goals resolving cross-disciplinary thinking and engagement. He leads CannonDesign with a sincere approach of listening to employee and client challenges to guide a discovery of “what if” opportunities, instead of progressing in a silo.  

Jose Luis Blanco
Partner
Mckinsey & Company

Jose leads McKinsey’s engineering and construction (E&C) work in North America, with a focus on real estate and construction technology. He advises capital project leaders across the project lifecycle, including investors, public sector institutions with large capital programs, and E&C or real estate project owners across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. Jose has served global E&C firms with a specialization in operational excellence, mergers and acquisitions, turnarounds, and digital transformations. He brings deep expertise in optimizing performance and unlocking value through embedding digital capabilities and deploying and scaling up new technologies. Jose spearheads McKinsey’s global E&C performance benchmark, which periodically reviews the financial and operating health of the world’s top E&C firms. As a leader of our digital work in capital projects and infrastructure, he also leads McKinsey’s construction technology landscape scan, which periodically maps emerging construction technology solutions against innovation and investment patterns.

Day Two

Tuesday 4 February, 2019

7:40 am | Developing Standards to Determine If & How to Pursue Prefabrication & Modular: Which Projects Make Most Sense?

Pete Murray
President – Manufacturing
Skender

Pete Murray brings more than 20 years of advanced manufacturing, operations and consulting experience establishing and improving international organizations. Murray joined Skender in 2018 from an operations consultant position with Cohero Health, a privately-held digital health company, and from the management consulting company he founded, Murray Consultants, LLC.Prior to consulting, Murray was President and Chief Operating Officer for Guerdon Modular Buildings in Boise, Idaho, an off-site producer of modular construction projects. Before that, he spent 21 years with Welch Allyn, launching a successful greenfield production facility.Murray’s modular building and manufacturing experience from Guerdon, his startup leadership experience, and his proven ability to lead a major organization transformation within the highly-regulated manufacturing environment blend into the right combination of factors necessary to lead Skender Manufacturing.

Ewelina Wozniak- Szpakiewicz
CEO
DMDmodular

Ewelina Wozniak-Szpakiewicz is the Chief Executive Officer at polish based DMDmodular, a company which offers high-end volumetric modular solutions with focus on the hospitality and housing industries. Currently the company is involved in manufacturing the worlds tallest modular hotel for AC Marriott in NYC as well as the largest modular hotel investment in Europe, for the Louvre Hotels Group. Ewelina is honored to be one of the inaugural members of the European Council of Modular Building Institute. As a PhD in Technical Sciences she teaches at the Faculty of Architecture of Cracow University of Technology (Poland) also visiting numerous universities in England, Italy, Germany and China. Ewelina has actively spear-headed modular construction in Poland often bridging academic research to the manufacturing industries.  

Day Two

Tuesday 4 February, 2019

4:30 pm | Panel: How Can the USA Take Global Lessons Learned & Truly Become a Leading Player on the Global Stage?

2:40 pm | Modular Construction in Eastern Europe & Beyond: How Have DMDmodular Successfully Become a Supplier on the Global Stage?

Marty Corrado
General Superintendent
JE Dunn Construction Company

Marty, a current Superintendent for JE Dunn Construction Co. in the Dallas area, has many years experience in prefabrication. He has worked on several landmark projects, including the 2008 Miami Valley Hospital project, and managing operations on the largest modular condo in the world in Brooklyn NY. He now continues to innovate this area of the industry, leading JE Dunn to further their exploration of prefab into the future.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

8:00 am | Building a Team to Challenge the Status Quo: How One Team Changed Structures, Agreements & Workflows to Truly Deliver Smarter, Faster & Higher Quality Offsite Construction

John Beddow
CEO
GUERDON Modular Buildings

John is the owner & CEO of GUERDON Modular Buildings, one of the leading Systems Built and Modular construction companies in the United States. They have proven capability in supplying buildings, installation and finish out of projects as well as providing construction management services to both prime contractors and modular manufacturers. John himself has been senior construction manager on projects from 700 unit, six story apartment complexes to small single story structures for both commercial and military use

Tim McNew
Director
Factory Blue

Anthony Perez
VP Architecture
CallisonRTKL

Over a career of nearly two decades, Anthony has emerged as a bold and creative voice throughout the retail world. His skill blends environmental design, high-touch technology and experiential retail to create places that heighten commercial performance, foster customer loyalty and extend brands. Perez has held a number of creative leading roles in his career prior to joining CallisonRTKL earlier this year, working for design practices such as FITCH (Columbus, OH) and Harbor Retail (Seattle, WA), as well as five years with Starbucks Coffee, where he was instrumental in the design of new store prototypes, the exploration of alternative formats and new concepts, and work with allied brands Evolution Fresh and Teavana.

Wesley Baker
VP Manufacturing
TDIndustries

Kelli Lubeley
BIM Manager
Cupertino Electric

With 8 years’ experience leading and coordinating construction technology teams across various teams within the construction industry, Kelli is now the BIM Manager at Cupertino Electric where she continues to develop standards and processes for technology optimization, She has been teaching and implementing Revit for the last 10 years and is truly passionate about inspiring others to explore the world of BIM. However, Kelli’s specialization is on workflow development, content creation, and 3rd party application integration for virtual design solutions.

Richard Harpham
VP Software
Products KATERRA

Andy Mest
Managing Director, Europe & Asia Pacific Construction
Greystar Global Construction

Andy is a highly motivated, detail oriented leader. Leading world class design and construction of residential projects around the world with Greystar.

Day Two

Tuesday 4 February, 2019

4:30 pm | Panel: How Can the USA Take Global Lessons Learned & Truly Become a Leading Player on the Global Stage?

3:20 pm | Harnessing the Power of Technology in Early Design to Bring the Team on the Same Page & Open Up Doors to More Complex Modularization in the UK

Jessica Navarro
Senior Vice President
WSP

Jessica Navarro, Dallas, Texas, is a 2000 graduate of Kansas State University with a master's degree in architectural engineering. She is a senior vice president of WSP USA, a global engineering professional services firm in the Dallas office of the Property and Buildings Division. She is group manager of a team of 25 engineers and designers providing design services for one of the largest health care providers in the U.S. Her responsibilities include oversight of all project management, employee engagement, mentoring, project engineering and construction administration. As a leader in the company, she is sought after for her technical expertise and knowledge of the construction industry. She is currently overseeing more than $300 million in construction projects that include managing a $42 million electrical infrastructure upgrade at a Dallas hospital. She also has been published in the Consulting-Specifying Engineer and is active on the Lake Highlands Soccer Association Youth League.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

8:00 am | Building a Team to Challenge the Status Quo: How One Team Changed Structures, Agreements & Workflows to Truly Deliver Smarter, Faster & Higher Quality Offsite Construction

Brent McPhail
CEO
Brave Control Systems

Brent McPhail is the President of Brave Control Solutions, a premier control systems integration company that thrives on solving the toughest manufacturing challenges for Fortune 500 manufacturers across North America. Over a 20 year career in manufacturing and automation, Brent’s commitment to delivering success for his customers has driven him to seek out and develop the most innovative solutions by combining technologies and best practices from across many competing industries. His passion for driving innovative solutions is rivaled only by his passion for driving Formula Ford racecars.

Rich Rozycki
SVP
Z Modular

Rich Rozycki is Senior Vice President of Z Modular, a steel modular construction company with manufacturing facilities in Alabama, Texas, Arizona and Ontario, Canada. In that role, he is responsible for the company’s strategic growth and business development.  Rich has 15 years of diversified construction experience and has played a key role in developing over $400 million of innovative modular construction projects primarily in the hospitality, student housing, and multi-family residential sectors.   Prior to joining Z Modular, Rich managed Champion Commercial Structures, a division of Champion Home Builders, Inc., one of North America’s largest modular construction providers. He was instrumental in leading Champion through Marriott’s rigorous selection process to become a charter member of Marriott’s industry-leading modular program launched in 2015.

Mark Boyle
SVP
Turner Construction

Mark Boyle is a senior vice president and the chief procurement officer at Turner Construction Company. Mark is responsible for Turner's Procurement Organization and leads the company's Global Sourcing Group, Turner Risk Management, Turner Surety & Insurance Brokerage and the Turner Continuous Improvement Office are also under Mark's direction. Mark joined the company in 1986 as a field engineer in New York and progressed through a variety of assignments including purchasing manager, project executive and manager of business development. In 2000, Mark was promoted to vice president and senior vice president in 2005.

Stacy Scopano
Chief Technology Officer
Skender

Stacy ensures that Skender is continually evolving its technological capabilities and integrating industry-leading innovations across the company. His experience includes a broad spectrum of technologies used by real estate, architecture, engineering and construction industries. Most recently, Stacy was vice president of innovation at Skanska USA, a subsidiary of the multinational construction and development firm. Previously, he was the senior strategist for building construction at Autodesk, Inc., where he partnered with the global construction community to identify, develop and deliver innovative digital workflows. Stacy has served as a past chairman of technology for the AGC BIMForum. Currently he is a member of the Social and Economic Policy Advisory Board for the RAND Corporation, an international research organization that develops policy solutions to make communities safer, healthier and more prosperous. He holds a degree in economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Sanat Patel
Managing Partner
AVANA Capital

Sanat is co-founder and Chief Sales Officer for AVANA Capital. AVANA Capital is a nationwide commercial real estate debt fund specializing in construction, bridge, and SBA financing for small to middle market businesses with niche expertise in hospitality. AVANA Capital's goal has always been to promote job growth and retention by lending to small and medium-sized companies. Sanat Patel has been in the commercial finance industry for over two decades and heads up the Sales Team at AVANA Capital. Sanat enjoys meeting business owners and bringing them tailored solutions for them to grow their business. With over 27 years of experience, Sanat’s strengths are being adaptive and driven in all aspects of his work. His sense of reward is in being a contributor to the success of his team and his clients

James Totton
Technical Director for Modular Buildings Design & Delivery
Arcadis UK

Day Two

Tuesday 4 February, 2019

4:00 pm | Harnessing Prefabrication to Tackle the Affordable Housing Challenge : A Global Partnership Approach

Stan Chiu
VP & Principal
HGA

Stan Chiu, AIA, LEED AP, is a Vice President with HGA Architects and Engineers. He is a collaborative leader, an architect motivated to assemble and direct high performance teams to serve fundamental human needs.  He is a leader in Lean Design and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and has helped develop such core Lean IPD tools as Target Value Design and Set Based Design. Stan has lectured at national conferences and authored numerous articles on architecture, healthcare delivery, and Lean Design.  His volunteer work includes serving on professional, educational and healthcare boards.  He received a Master of Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University.

Michael Argir
CEO
Medxcel Facilities Management

Michael Argir brings a deep understanding of the healthcare facilities management industry and nearly 25 years of leadership experience to Medxcel, having served in a variety of facilities-related operational and executive roles within respected healthcare organizations throughout his career. Michael has a strong track record of building top-producing teams and organizations that deliver optimal results with the ability to develop and build strong client relationships. He also has a history of developing people to maximize efficiency while delivering strong operations, service quality, growth and positive financial outcomes. Prior to joining Medxcel Michael served in leadership roles for various facilities management companies. Michael began his career working in support services at individual hospitals and truly knows what it takes to improve the healthcare environment for patients and staff.

James Barrett
Chief Innovation Officer
Turner Construction

Kyung Kim
SVP Franchise & Strategic Markets
AVANA Capital

Kyung Kim is a strategy-minded and collaborative executive with 15+ years of experience in driving company growth through M&A and mutually beneficial strategic partnerships. As a CFA Charterholder, he drives the growth in franchise and strategic markets at AVANA Capital.

Chris Heger
Director of Innovation
OAAC Services Inc

Chris is a respected builder with more than 25 years of experience in healthcare, biopharmaceutical, and complex office projects. He utilizes business science and strong leadership skills to unify teams and build a learning culture. Chris’s work in both the field and the office allows him to understand the factors that affect, schedule, cost, safety, and bring greater value to the customer through strategic planning and execution. Over the last eight years Chris has focused on the application of industrial engineering to the construction process. Chris successfully applies this science to all of his projects; as a result, greatly reduced the schedule and use of contingency. He is also recognized as an industry leader who lectures yearly at the UW and has traveled as far as India and Europe teaching about LEAN construction.

Preston Pressley
VP
Baker Triangle

Preston Pressley is Vice President of Business Development and Marketing at Baker Triangle. Preston holds a degree in Construction Science from Texas A&M University, Class of 2011. He currently is the Chair of the TEXO Young Constructors Council, and also serves on the TEXO Education Foundation Board. Preston began his career in the preconstruction department, working on projects such as the Baylor Waxahachie Replacement Hospital, Southwest Airlines Flight Training Center and Operations Support  Buildings, and Baylor Sammons Collins Cancer Center. Preston’s role has a large focus on the advancement and education of the use of prefabricated components throughout the Texas markets. With a strong focus on the fabrication of fully manufactured exterior wall panel assemblies, one of Preston’s key roles is to spend time with owners, architects, and contractors alike to better help them understand the benefits that prefabrication can bring to a project.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

8:00 am | Building a Team to Challenge the Status Quo: How One Team Changed Structures, Agreements & Workflows to Truly Deliver Smarter, Faster & Higher Quality Offsite Construction

Rob Crotty
AVP Capital Productivity & Improvement
HCA

Mr. Crotty is currently responsible for capital productivity and execution strategies for HCA's Design and Construction's $1.5B project portfolio.  Mr. Crotty has over 30 years of experience in leading a diverse set of supply chains from check printing, automotive parts to power generation in operational excellence and transformations. He also has provided operational excellence and transformation leadership in over 40 industries to include telecomm, defense electronics and the aviation industries.  Mr. Crotty joined HCA in May of 2015 to lead the embedded Building Capital team and the extended partner advocate team leading HCA’s Design and Construction transformation.

Harry Stendhal
CEO & Chief Visionary Officer
FLUXUS LLC

Joseph Lansdell
President
Poynter Sheet Metal

Joseph Lansdell is the President of Poynter Sheet Metal. He has been actively involved in the sheet metal industry for two decades and served on SMACNA’s Board of Directors from 2007 to 2011. He currently serves as a SFUA Article X panelist, vice-chair of the Budget and Finance Committee, and on the National Pension Fund. He is also on the Investment Committee. Lansdell is a graduate of Purdue University at Indianapolis with a degree in mechanical engineering technology and a life-long Indiana resident.  

Mike Wood
VP Construction
Medxcel

Mike Wood brings nearly 35 years’ experience of leadership with unique diverse strategic and operations experience in the healthcare sector.  In his role as Vice President of Construction, Mike is responsible for the creation, direction, organization and administration of Medxcel's national construction portfolio. Prior to joining Medxcel, Mike served as President and CEO of Impact! Consulting, LLC and held various leadership roles at Oldcastle Building Solutions and Heery International, Inc.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

9:00 am | Exploring the Potential for Offsite Construction Across Different Markets

Grant Geiger
CEO
EIR Healthcare

Grant Geiger is a technologist, entrepreneur and investor. In 2016, he founded EIR Healthcare, the award winning healthcare modular firm bringing efficient industrial practices to healthcare. The company is innovating accessible healthcare using evidence-based design and modular technology to improve patient outcomes and value for all stakeholders. In 2018, EIR Healthcare launched MedModular, the world's first "smart hospital room in a box". Since its launch, EIR Healthcare and Grant, have won numerous awards for healthcare innovation, design and engineering. Grant and his team are dedicated to driving global change in the industry across the healthcare ecosystem, benefiting patients, providers, payers and executive teams alike. With over 12 years of experience, Grant was listed as one of the Top 10 Emerging Healthcare Industry Leaders by Managed Healthcare Executive magazine and Becker’s Hospital Review’s Annual 2018 List of 36 Health IT & Revenue Cycle Up-and-Comers. His experience is industry-wide, ranging from healthcare IT, facilities, to innovation & design.

Tim Swanson
Chief Design Officer
Skender

Tim  leads Skender’s team of architects and designers—bringing his passion for integrating the design and construction process to the firm’s clients. In his former position of Chicago office director at CannonDesign, he wasthe youngest office leader in the history of the century-old firm. Throughout his decade there, Tim oversaw a team of more than 200 architecture, engineering, and planning experts. He also led its City Design practice, a national group focused on helping cities around the world grow and prosper. Having lived in Abu Dhabi, rural India and major American cities like New York and Chicago, Tim brings a unique, global perspective to his design work. He is an advocate for smart growth and sustainable development, working with leaders at the intersection of urban planning, public health, and education. Tim earned a Master of Architecture with a specialization in urban development and infill from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and undergraduate degrees in fine arts and economics from Colgate University

Dan Medrano
VP Facilities
McLaren Healthcare

Chris Giattina
CEO
BLOX

Chris is president of BLOX. He is a second generation architect, builder and university teacher. He leads the company from a perspective influenced by a youth spent in his father's studio; by weekends at construction sites disguised as family outings; and by the frequently intense kitchen table talks of architecture, construction and case law. Today Chris balances project design with a study of the foundational issues facing architecture and construction. His objective is to make a framework that creates value throughout the continuum of design, construction and occupancy. Specifically, he is building a company of really smart and highly-trained people, organized without industry silos, and conducted to efficiently make much better buildings, much faster.

Chris Hirst
SVP
Construction CBG Building

Chris Hirst has over 20 years of construction experience. During his time with Clark Builders Group, LLC, Mr. Hirst hasworked his way from Sr. Project Executive to Sr. Vice President. He manages approximately $80-$120 million worth of construction annually.

Day Two

Tuesday 4 February, 2019

4:30 pm | Panel: How Can the USA Take Global Lessons Learned & Truly Become a Leading Player on the Global Stage?

Paul Denham
President
Southern Air

Paul Denham is the President of Southern Air, Inc., one of the leading Mechanical, Electrical and Service providers in the Mid-Atlantic region. Paul is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Virginia and has been involved in the construction and Service industry for nearly forty years. Southern Air has utilized prefabrication in all facets of its business for over twenty years.

Steve Rose
Corporate Director, Prefab & Packaging
Rosendin Electric

Steve has been involved in the Union electrical industry for 37 years. Previously a commercial electrical inspector for the City of Los Angeles, he took the position of Field Support Services Manager for the Southern California region of Rosendin Electric in 2010, where he is now the Corporate Director of Prefab and Packaging for Rosendin Electric. Steve prefabbed and packaged the first job he ever ran in 1986, and has developed prefab and packaging departments for multiple contractors in the Los Angeles area where he has developed expertise in strategic planning and oversight, streamlining prefab workflow processes, and creating standardization of work flow processes for both prefab, packaging, warehouse and tool operations, as well as the field as he currently does for Rosendin. His current focus is helping Rosendin reach its Prefab and Packaging goals of Creating Flow: Plan-Prefab-Package-Deliver, and Install.

David Farnsworth
Principal & Tall Buildings Business Leader
Arup

David has a depth of experience in the design and management of projects both locally and globally. His experience ranges from new mixed-use high-rise tower developments to signature bridge designs and includes various building, rail, airport and civil projects. David leads Arup’s Americas Property Market Business and has designed some of the world’s most iconic tall building structures.  David has a particular interest in modern means of construction with a specific expertise in prefabrication and volumetric modular construction. He was engineer of record for 461 Dean Street in Brooklyn NY which was the tallest modular building in world at time of completion.

Ryan Hoggatt
Director of Manufacturing
University Mechanical Contractors

As Director of Manufacturing at UMC, Ryan is responsible for corporate fabrication and virtual construction strategy, standards, and operation, as well as construction technology adoption and implementation. He is known for his passion for finding common data platforms across multiple disciplines, applying automation in innovative ways, capitalizing on integration and driving workflows out of the powerful information provided by BIM models. Ryan inspires his team to do their best work and maintain a proactive approach to project deliveries which keeps projects on schedule, budgets on track, and people ready to take on new challenges.

Paul Doherty
President
The Digit Group

As published by Forbes as “Changing the World”, seen on Bloomberg TV and reported by CNBC as one of America's Business Titans, Paul is a Registered Architect and one of the global Industry's most sought after thought leaders, strategists and integrators of process, technology & business. Paul is currently the President & CEO of The Digit Group, Inc. (TDG), a leading Smart Cities design, build, operate and solutions company, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. He is an author, educator, analyst and consultant to Fortune 500 organizations, government agencies, prominent institutions and the most prestigious AEC firms in the world. His past successful ventures include Revit (Sold to Autodesk 2002), Buzzsaw (Sold to Autodesk 2001) and TRIRIGA (Sold to IBM 2011).  

Day Two

Tuesday 4 February, 2019

4:30 pm | Panel: How Can the USA Take Global Lessons Learned & Truly Become a Leading Player on the Global Stage?

Austin Holcomb
Program Manager
Kramer Management Group

Weston Short
VP Business & Engineering Services
Gaylor Electric

Weston is a dedicated and detail-oriented professional, with extensive experience in the electrical construction industry. With a proven ability to drive new growth and exceed ambitious construction schedules, Weston brings his results-oriented development experience to Gaylor Electric’s design and engineering department. As Vice President of Business and Engineering, Weston oversees all engineering departments, including CAD & BIM operators, design engineers, and project architects. This level of collaboration allows Weston to effectively design seamless installation for our most complex projects. Recognized as Gaylor Electric’s 2016 Innovative Thinker, Weston is a highly-valued team member for his remarkable ability to develop and implement forward-thinking ideas in the engineering field.

Matt Howell-Jones
Partner
Arcadis UK

Day Two

Tuesday 4 February, 2019

4:00 pm | Harnessing Prefabrication to Tackle the Affordable Housing Challenge : A Global Partnership Approach

Bryan McCaffrey

Project Executive

Bryan is now a Project Executive for DPR Construction following over 10 years’ experience working for leading General Contractors as a Superintendent.

Bryan Ferry
President
InMod Construction

Bryan has over 24 years’ experience in the Modular Building Industry. He currently serves as the President of Integrated Modular Construction in Indianapolis, IN Bryan began his career with GE Capital Modular Space as a Branch Sales Rep in Greenville, SC then quickly moved to his own branch in Ft. Myers, FL. Given his success in that market, Bryan was promoted to Sr. Territory Manager for the Jacksonville, FL location where he continued to contribute to the overall growth of the organization. Not adverse to change, Bryan relocated his new family to Chicago first as Sales then promoted in 2003 to the Regional Remarketing Manager. In 2006, Bryan rose to a national position as the National Product Sales Manager driving major increases in the Value Added Product line. With a new owner Bryan was tasked to upgrade the sales force and became one of the first Corporate Managers of Training where he not only developed the content but went into the field and lead training classes. In October 2009, Bryan was promoted the role as District Sales Manager for the Midwest District, responsible for all sales, leasing, marketing and business development functions. In 2013, Bryan became VP of Sales and Marketing for Tyson Onsite, LLC in Indianapolis, IN. Brought in with ownership stake to manage sales team and control all aspects of the revenue side of the business. He grew business value from 7mm to 25mm in 6 years; sold and exited with leadership team. In May 2018 Bryan started Integrated Modular Construction with partner Greg Fuller – Owner of North Mechanical to revolutionize the current construction process. He is Bryan holds a BS degree in Marketing, Promotion and Industrial Sales from Ball State University and currently resides in Carmel Indiana.

Paul Goodwin
Development Project Manager
Berkeley Investments

Paul Goodwin leads development activities on 32 Cambridge Street and on the closeout and lease-up of Millbrook Lofts. Paul uses his interest in design as a tool to create value in real estate development. Previously, Paul interned for The Davis Companies, working on financial models and with the development team to advance their project pipeline. He also worked in the City of Somersworth, NH, focusing on small downtown revitalization as well as for Dorchester Bay EDC. Paul is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire (B.A. Geography) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MSRED and MCP).

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

9:00 am | Exploring the Potential for Offsite Construction Across Different Markets

David Warne
VP Design & Architecture
Z Modular

David Warne is an architect, artist & inventor. As VP of Architecture & Design at Z Modular, he is overseeing the development of the steel modular building system to streamline housing projects. As a registered Architect in Ontario and past-partner at LGA Architects, David has designed numerous award-winning projects, including the Waterloo School of Architecture, Kitchener Public Library and the McEwan School of Architecture. As an artist, he has exhibited over 30 computer-controlled multi-media installations including a group exhibition at the SF-MOMA. His previous tech startup, Skyhook Design, developed custom real estate software to automatically design modular buildings based on Zoning and GIS data. David combines his design and computing expertise to advance the generative and parametric capabilities of the Z Modular.

Don Flight
VP Construction
The Hill Group

Don is Group VP of Construction at The Hill Group in Chicago where he has been integral to developing out the modular strategy for the company.

Fanyu Lin
CEO
FLUXUS LLC

Fanyu Lin is the CEO of Fluxus LLC, a construction technology company and impact enterprise, committed to providing affordable, energy-efficient and aesthetic housing solution for low-to-middle-income communities by leveraging innovations in sustainable building materials, intelligent design, industrialization and digitalization of construction. At Fluxus, Lin works with a team of visionaries and strategic alliances to jointly advance the development of a patented prefabricated building technology platform FluxSystem. The company is now designing and providing prefabrication solutions for a 650-acre education city development in New York including student housing, faculty housing, affordable housing and veterans housing

Day Two

Tuesday 4 February, 2019

4:00 pm | Harnessing Prefabrication to Tackle the Affordable Housing Challenge : A Global Partnership Approach

Dale Stern
VP
MGAC Hospitality

Dale is an owner’s representative, project manager, and Licensed Architect with over 36 years of experience across the hospitality, retail, office, and residential sectors, including ground-up, adaptive reuse, expansion, and renovation projects. As an owner’s representative, his primary responsibility and fiduciary duty is to deliver my client’s projects in the most effective manner. I strive to operate on the principle of ‘no surprises’, through constant and effective communication tailored to my client’s preferences. He used these skills to effectively lead the Citizen M expansion into the Seattle and Manhattan areas. However, his training as an architect also allows him to fully understand the client’s goals and vision, and to ensure that the design and project teams maintain the same focus. He has successfully led project teams to anticipate and creatively navigate issues ranging from delivering complex structural systems to procuring customized scientific displays.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

9:00 am | Exploring the Potential for Offsite Construction Across Different Markets

Perry Thompson
Lean Executive Director
Parsons Electric

Perry Thompson serves as the Lean Executive Director of Parsons Electric LLC. Perry started at Parsons Electric LLC in April of 2000. Perry currently resides in the Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area.

Mike Gallagher
President
Michael Gallagher & Associates

Mike is a retired executive from Covestro LLC, (formerly Bayer MaterialScience). In his most recent position, he headed the North American Innovation Office. In this role, he was responsible for the development and management of the region’s innovation strategy working closely with all business units. He centrally managed external collaboration with consultants, startups, academia, research institutes and national labs; regional intellectual property strategy; open innovation services; knowledge management resources; and new business incubation. With peers in other regions, Mike and his team helped Covestro successfully launch many high impact innovations including low carbon footprint polymers, novel lightweight composites, high performance protective coatings and advanced insulation materials. These innovations are integrated within a broad spectrum of industries such as, fuel efficient automobiles, energy efficient buildings, LED lighting, and others.

Day Two

Tuesday 4 February, 2019

4:00 pm | Harnessing Prefabrication to Tackle the Affordable Housing Challenge : A Global Partnership Approach

Greg Fuller
President North Mechanical
Contracting Inc

Fuller has daily responsibility for the company’s complete line of services, quality management, and approach. Fuller received his journeyman plumber status in 1985, and began his career as a superintendent for Freyn Brothers in 1990. He joined North Mechanical in 1991 as project manager, advancing to vice president and becoming president and owner in 1997, growing the company by 800 percent in the last 16 years. Fuller is active in the local, state, and national construction industries and holds several leadership positions including serving on the boards of directors for the Mechanical Contracting Association of Indiana (MCAI), the Mechanical Contracting Association of Indianapolis (MCA-Indianapolis Area), the Indiana Subcontractors Association (ISA), the Indiana Construction Association (ICA), Top Notch of Central Indiana, and the executive committee for the Mechanical Contracting Association of America (MCAA). Fuller is also chair of and instructor for the MCAA’s Institute of Project Management.  

David Pikey
VP Technology
The Hill Group

Paul Kirchoff
Chief Revenue Officer
Epsilon Industries

Mr. Kirchhoff serves as the Chief Revenue Officer for Epsilon Industries.  Prior to joining Epsilon, his 25 years of industry experience include roles in consulting engineering, the services branch of a major equipment manufacturer, and running a regional construction management operation.  In his current role, Mr. Kirchhoff is responsible for all revenue-related initiatives and activities for Epsilon, a 20-year leader in the off-site construction market.  Epsilon delivers mechanical/electrical-centric systems in a modular pre-fabricated format, optimized for streamlined on-site installation in a wide range of industries.

Jeff Weir
VP
Kelso-Burnett Construction

Jeff currently runs the downtown Chicago operation for Kelso-Burnett, an electrical contracting company.  Kelso-Burnett has provided electrical services for over 111 years, growing strategically to respond to the needs of their clients. Today, they operate branch offices conveniently located throughout Northern Illinois – Chicago, Rockford, Gurnee and Rolling Meadows – that deliver traditional electrical services in industrial and commercial distribution systems, as well as additional divisions specifically dedicated to telecommunications, security, CCTV, card access, sound systems, fire alarms and electrical systems testing

Steve Barnhill
VP Fabrication Services
Ivey Mechanical

Steve Barnhill began his career with Ivey Mechanical in 1983 as a management trainee and worked his way up to project manager, senior project manager, estimating manager, and operations manager.  His current duties as Vice President of Fabrication Services involve managing and promoting the VDC/BIM and fabrication activities that support the needs of Ivey. These efforts focus on providing BIM coordinated installation and fabrication information, as well as the fabrication of galvanized rectangular duct, fabricated metals, pipe spools, pipe racks, and in-wall and headwall plumbing units.

Jenna Taylor
Construction Director
HCA

Jenna Taylor, BS, MS is currently Director of Construction at HCA Healthcare. She leads project execution through planning, design, construction and turnover to maximize capital funds, drive speed to market and year over year performance improvement. Prior to joining HCA, Mrs. Taylor worked as a general contractor specializing in acute healthcare projects for both for-profit and non-profit systems as well as managing the Facility Infrastructure Advisory Board at HealthTrust. The FIAB provides evaluation, recommendations and communicates on behalf of healthcare member organizations leading contract sourcing process in equipment, systems, supplies and services. Mrs. Taylor has a B.S. in concrete industry management, engineering technology and industrial studies from Middle Tennessee State University and a M.S. in sustainable practice from David Lipscomb University.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

8:00 am | Building a Team to Challenge the Status Quo: How One Team Changed Structures, Agreements & Workflows to Truly Deliver Smarter, Faster & Higher Quality Offsite Construction

Peter Babaian
Principal
Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger

Peter M. Babaian is the Building Technology Division Head for our Chicago office at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH).  His eighteen years of experience includes designing, investigating, and rehabilitating a variety of building enclosures and structures.  Peter's projects involve exterior enclosure consulting for new construction, rehabilitating existing structures and enclosures, historic preservation, building enclosure commissioning, investigating non-performing building enclosures, and providing expert services related to construction litigation.  Peter is an active member in many professional industry groups.  He chairs the Technical Activities Committee at The Masonry Society and serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.  He is also on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Building Congress and Landmarks Illinois.  Peter is a professional engineer in 30 US states and territories as well as a licensed structural engineer in 3 states.

Bill Bullock
Director of Project Engineering
Environmental Air Systems Inc

Mr. Bullock has 16 years of experience in the Construction and Manufacturing industry, particularly in Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Systems.   Bill has a wide range of experience in the field and shop.  He has a great understanding of mechanical processes and capabilities.   As Director of Project Engineering, Mr. Bullock manages the Engineering, Drafting/Design, Project Management, Sales, Estimating, and Marketing departments at Environmental Air Systems’ Manufacturing Facilities. He has overseen and managed the design, engineering and completion of over 150,000 square ft. of Off Site Constructed Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Mission Critical infrastructure equaling a total of over 2000 Modular sections and over 200,000 Tons of cooling.

Bart Tocci
Business Development
Tocci Construction

Bart Tocci is the Director of Business Development for Tocci Building Corporation. An active member of ULI, Bart has been continuing Tocci Building Co.’s mission to push the industry to adopt emerging construction technologies and methodologies—including (and especially) modular construction. Bart has spoken on the subject nationally and internationally, highlighting Tocci Building Co.’s completion of Boston’s largest modular project, “The Graphic”, as well as other projects completed or in planning.

Mitch Hovaldt
Director of Engineering & Design
GUERDON Modular Buildings

Mitch is the current Director of Engineering for GUERDON Modular Buildings, building on over 35 years experience specializing in hospitality, apartments, senior and student housing, single family and townhomes using Revit BIM modeling.

Sean Williams
Design Phase Executive
GE Johnson

Sean has been a Lean Facilitator covering Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and New Mexico for a large construction firm.  He brings field experience, having recently completed a true ILPD Contract Delivery and is currently working two IPD-Lite (CMAR with IPD behaviors) Contracts in the Phoenix area. Sean has been successful in leading teams to create alignment, transparency, and ownership through the design phase; resulting in projects meeting their budget and increasing value to the project.  He is a LEED Accredited Professional, Kaizen Yellow-Belt, and LCI Instructor.”

Keith Stocker
Director of Business Development
Prescient Co.

As Director of Business Development for Prescient, a technology-based, multi-unit construction system, Keith offers 25+ years of experience in all facets of commercial real estate business development, architecture, construction, and as an owner’s representative. Capitalizing on a diversified background spanning from an early career in architecture to the multi-dimensional responsibilities required of an owner’s representative, he focuses on bringing value to development clients to create and manage successful projects up to $300 million. Overseeing all business development for Prescient in the eastern United States, Keith works with developers, architects, contractors and engineers to introduce the Prescient system and develop solutions to implement Prescient on multi-family, hospitality, senior living and student housing projects. He coordinates the initial education and development of all potential team members internal and external to secure and foster the success of all projects with Prescient all key stakeholders.

Jennifer Cull
Associate Principal
Beck Architecture

Jennifer Cull is a registered architect in the state of Texas with 15+ years of experience specializing in healthcare design and has spent the last 6 years focused on the integrated design/build process.  She is involved in all phases of the design and construction process including programming, space planning, design development, documentation, and CA.

Scott Ross
Director of Prefabrication
The Raymond Group

Scott is currently the Director of Prefabrication for The Raymond Group leading the company strategy and operations of their department.

Ricky McLain
Technical Director
Woodworks

Ricky is WoodWorks’ in-house expert on tall wood buildings, providing analysis and guidance on architectural, fire and life safety, and structural design topics related to tall mass timber projects. He supports the AEC community both directly and collaboratively with WoodWorks Regional Directors, and guides the development of education and resources related to tall wood buildings in the U.S. Prior to this emphasis, Ricky’s role encompassed all building types and wood systems. He also has extensive experience in lead engineer roles related to structural design, project management and construction administration. Ricky is Executive Director of the Structural Engineers Association of Vermont, and a member of numerous committees and councils related to building design.

Kelly Whitney
Principal
Perkins & Will

Kelly Whitney is a Principal with has over 26 years of architectural experience is based in the Dallas Studio of Perkins and Will.   She leads a studio exclusively dedicated to Perkins and Will’s largest healthcare client.  She specializes in complex projects and regulatory agency coordination, including extensive work with California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development (OSHPD).  She has twice been selected to advise in the evaluation and rewriting of the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) hospital licensing standards.  Kelly served for three years on the firm’s Diversity Council, of which she was a founding member, and currently serves Secretary on the Dean’s Counsel of the Alumni Advisory Council for the Texas Tech University College of Architecture.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

8:00 am | Building a Team to Challenge the Status Quo: How One Team Changed Structures, Agreements & Workflows to Truly Deliver Smarter, Faster & Higher Quality Offsite Construction

Tobias Hogan
Director of Agile Operations
Aldridge Electric

Tobias Hogan works for Aldridge Electric as the Director of Agile Operations.  He has a Bachelor's Degree in Operations Management Information Systems from Northern Il University and completed the IBEW/NJATC Inside Apprentice Program.  He finished his apprenticeship with Aldridge and has worked in field and management roles at Aldridge over the last 11 years.  Currently he leads a team that supports Aldridge's pre-construction efforts including project WBS creation, CAD/BIM efforts, Prefab planning & execution, Project Specific Vendor Partnerships, and Project Documentation Systems .  In addition the Agile team also supports project manager and craft training on best practices and Aldridge project management processes and systems.

Mark Bartlett
Regional Director
Woodworks

Mark received his BS in Civil Engineering with a specialty in structures from Lehigh University, and has worked as an engineer in many capacities. He spent 11 years as a practicing structural engineer, eight years as a field engineer with Simpson Strong-Tie and six years in business development for a structural engineering firm. His primary experience includes structural calculations, design, construction document preparation, construction administration for new and existing commercial buildings, and post-installed anchorage to concrete. His structural engineering project experience includes residential, retail, hospitality, education, aviation, churches, and movie theaters.

Lonnie Cumpton
VDC Manager
Faith Technologies

As a Virtual Construction Technology Manager, Lonnie leads a team responsible for researching, developing, training, implementing and optimizing technology in Faith Technologies’ continued integration of building information modeling (BIM). This includes evaluating new software, hardware, and workflows to expand Faith’s virtual construction strategies to support projects at all stages of work, as well as promoting Faith’s BIM/3D/virtual construction capabilities to internal and external customers. Lonnie joined Faith Technologies in 2017, and has a background in technology that has impacted the process of designing, building and operating facilities for more than 25 years. He has expertise in a wide range of technologies and strategies, holding certifications in product design/development, marketing, architecture, project management, and storyboarding; and when it comes to innovation, has a significant amount of experience researching and developing methods to support BIM-to-fabrication processes.

John Reich
Senior Preconstruction Manager
The Beck Group

John is a Preconstruction Manager at The Beck group and has been a member of their team for over 3 years. He has previously worked as an estimator at Hunt Construction group and a Superintendent at Turner Construction.

Daniel Clarke
Technical Lead
Island Exterior Fabricators

As a Technical Lead at Island Exterior Fabricator’s Boston’s office, Daniel works closely with Island’s Design Assist teams to bring fabrication strategies into the early stages of façade design development.   He is focused on the collaborative development of process workflows that strategically embed data into the initial BIM model and shop drawings sets that will later be extracted during the development of fabrication models.  Daniel is continuously working with Island’s fabrication teams to exploit latent opportunities that leverage embedded model data so that modeling tasks may be automated while maintaining a continuous data workflow that will streamline and drive the organization of manufacturing documentation for in-house production and on-site installation.  Having worked on many high-end projects within a diverse range of industries, including custom boatbuilding, aerospace and architectural fabrication, Daniel brings many years of experience in process design and digital fabrication to his work at Island Exterior Fabricators.  

James Hillegas
Prefabrication Manager
OCP Contractors

James is the prefabrication manager at OCP Contractors in Cleveland, Ohio. Given his unique experience of many hours behind Google he has been able to take issues noticed in the field, produce proof of concepts within a few weeks to several months. With that either the development continues, or it is placed on the shelf. The credit for the success of the pre fabrication program goes to the carpenters in the shop and foreman/superintendents who have bought in onsite.

Derek Rolfe
Regional VDC Manager
Turner Construction

Derek is a seasoned BIM / IT professional working across many aspects of the Construction and Information Technology industries for 25 years. He has experience working with all level of internal and external clients, managing and supporting hardware/software associated with innovation and efficiency services. He is currently responsible for leading BIM coordination and collaboration, network design/implementation and support, educating in process for company professionals, and the design and creation of materials and standard practices manuals necessary to raising standards and promoting increased efficiency.

Kyley Harvey
Architect
KATERRA

Kari Holtz
Project Manager – Modular Construction
The Hill Group

Kari is currently a Project Manager within the Modular Division at The Hill Group where she has been supporting the development of the program for the last 10 years.

Mike Kraase
Integrated Project Leader
The Beck Group

Mike is a Senior Project Manager at the Beck Group, specializing on integrated workflows. Mike joined Beck in 2015 having spent 10+ years with Erdman as a senior project manager.  

Alan Todd
VDC Manager
Barton Malow

As a VDC Manager at Barton Malow, Alan is responsible for the overall VDC & BIM Implementation Strategy. At Barton Malow, their objective is to be better builders through the use of Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) processes and technologies. By simulating actual in-field conditions prior to mobilizing on site, our VDC-enabled workforce empowers all project stakeholders to make decisions earlier, establish predictable outcomes, and set up each project for success.

Mark Orsini
Principal
O’Donnell & Naccerato

Mr. Orsini graduated from Drexel University in 2001 with a dual bachelor’s degree in Civil and Architectural Engineering.  He has been employed at O’Donnell & Naccarato, Inc. since 1997, working part time while in college as a draftsman, and then starting full time after graduation as a design engineer.  Mr. Orsini, now a principal at O’Donnell & Naccarato, has designed and managed hundreds of building structural projects across all market sectors and construction materials, focusing a large portion of his career in the healthcare sector, which is one of the leading market sectors for prefabrication.  In collaboration with multiple contractors, Mr. Orsini has been involved in the design of prefabricated MEP horizontal and vertical distribution systems, as well as hospital patient room bathrooms.  Mr. Orsini holds licensure as a professional engineer and/or structural engineer in 27 states.

Chris Grey
Project Manager
Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger

Christopher N. Grey is a Senior Project Manager member in Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s (SGH) Building Technology group in the Boston, MA office. His experience includes investigating, rehabilitating, and designing building enclosure systems on historic buildings to contemporary high rise buildings. He specializes in the design, integration, construction administration, commissioning, and testing of complex building enclosure systems including waterproofing, air and water barriers, roofing, rain screen cladding, and glazing systems, with a focus on design efficiency, constructability, and performance.  He works directly with architects, owners, contractors, manufacturers in both the field and office through all project phases. Christopher is an active member of the American Architectural Manufacturer’s Association (AAMA) and involved with several task groups that are responsible for generating and updating industry-wide standards.

Matt Suddreth
Manufacturing Sales & Marketing Manager
Environmental Air Systems Inc

Mr. Suddreth has over 13 years’ experience in the construction industry with 10 of those years working at EAS. Matthew began his career with EAS as a design drafter. After one year of design, he transitioned into an estimating position where he has advanced into a management role within the estimating group.

Colin Martin
Project Director
Barton Malow

As a Project Director with Barton Malow, Colin leads all phases of project delivery from Design, Preconstruction, Project Execution, Commissioning, and Closeout.

Matt Koukl
Prefabrication Manager
Affiliated Engineers

Matt is a Principal and Project Manager for AEI’s Mission Critical practice and Market Leader for AEI’s Modular program. Matt brings expertise in product quality and commissioning innovation to deliver left-shifted Lifecyle testing and quality to offsite constructed assemblies. Having been involved in hundreds of megawatts of critical infrastructure and modular system development and deployment, Matt brings a singular technique to quality management of offsite constructed systems. His approach to and keen understanding of construction quality and commissioning in the field is now applied to the fabrication assembly process in a controlled manufacturing environment, as well as applying PDCA principles to result in a high quality tested and traceable product.

Maria Laguarda- Mallo
Project Manager
VIATechnik LLC

Dr. Laguarda-Mallo, is an Architect and Engineer specialized in Innovation and Mass Timber Construction. He holds two Master’s degrees (Timber Construction and Bioproducts Engineering) and a Doctorate in Bioproduct Engineering. She has published over twenty-five peer-reviewed, industry and conference proceedings papers and articles. She has presented at national and international conferences such as the World Conference on Timber Engineering, Forest Products Society International convention, International Mass Timber Conference and IUFRO International Convention. From 2010 to 2012 she worked as an Architect and Professor (Design and Structural Calculus courses) in Montevideo, Uruguay. From 2012 to 2017 she worked as a PhD Fellow and Guest Lecturer at the Department of Bioproducts Engineering at the University of Minnesota. She is currently working as a Researcher and Project Manager at VIATechnik, specializing in BIM Management, Prefabrication, Wood Construction and Innovation. Additionally, she is part of the ICC - ICC Ad Hoc Committee on Tall Wood Buildings working group and the CTBUH Tall Timber Working Group.

David Scofield
Visual Design & Construction Specialist
Questec Mechanical

David started his career as an apprentice plumber, gaining valuable commercial plumbing and pipefitting mastery while in the field. Attaining a Master Plumbing license in 1998, David’s two decades of experience as an installer and foreman translates to expert design as a VDC Specialist. Now with 29 years of experience, David deftly manages a variety of complex VDC projects, although QuesTec leans on his strong knowledge of mechanical room piping systems design. David also occasionally teaches in QuesTec’s federally-registered apprenticeship program.

Dillon Doyle
Field Support Services Manager
Rosendin Electric

Dillon joined Rosendin Electric in 2009 where he is the current field support service manager. This comes after four years as an Engineer when he came back to the electrical trade managing a Prefab shop. As time went on he eventually took over Fleet, Tools, Logistics and Warehouses. Now, Dillon Oversees the manufacturing of “Pre-Fabricated Assemblies” from planning through operations, ensuring that the workforce is trained and equipped with everything that they need.

Taylor Coleman
Project Architect
Gensler

Taylor is an Architect at Gensler Dallas where he focuses on leading Gensler’s mass timber efforts including the most recent project, First United Bank. He brings a diverse professional experience with backgrounds in automotive retail, multi-family, religious facilities, higher education, as well as corporate and independent health and wellness facilities. His experience includes ground up and second generation renovation projects while working with both local and national clients. Taylor received his M. Arch from Texas Tech University in 2010. Prior to joining Gensler, Taylor worked at GFF (previously Good, Fulton, and Farrell), in the Dallas office for 6 years. There he gained experience in the project types listed above and spent time in both interiors and architectural studios.

Brad Veraska
Project Director
Brandt

Brad is currently a Project Director at The Brandt Companies having over 7 years in construction operations. He is currently taking the lead on the coordination of the mechanical components of Medical City Plano, and working closely with HCA to achieve their vision

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

8:00 am | Building a Team to Challenge the Status Quo: How One Team Changed Structures, Agreements & Workflows to Truly Deliver Smarter, Faster & Higher Quality Offsite Construction

Taylor Tocci
Assistant Project Manager
Tocci Construction

Taylor Tocci started at Tocci Building Corporation as a VDC Specialist, where she provided 3D coordination for the Graphic and assisted in quality assurance during the construction phase. With a master’s degree in architecture, Taylor is well-equipped to collaborate with architects, consultants, and trades to problem-solve and add value to the project, leveraging technology when applicable. She is currently managing the design-build process for a military family housing project in Natick, MA, which will also be built using modular construction.

Jim Behler
Principal
O’Donnell & Naccerato

Mr. Behler graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering.  He has more than 25 years’ experience as a structural engineer including 20 years with O’Donnell & Naccarato.  Mr. Behler, now a principal at O’Donnell & Naccarato, has designed and managed hundreds of projects across all market sectors, with a focus on multifamily residential construction.  Mr. Behler has managed and coordinated the design and documentation of a significant number of wood modular multifamily projects as this type of construction has gained popularity in the industry.

Craig Webber
Principal
Group2 Architecture

Craig is the managing principal with Group2 Architecture out of Alberta, Canada. His experience with 10 full integrated project delivery (IPD) projects has helped transform Group2 design strategies to better collaborate with trade partners in this contract model. This experience has introduced the firm to a variety of prefabrication strategies including individual trade scopes, multi trade assemblies and full volumetric modular components. This experience has led to an ongoing interest to rethink the design process to better accommodate these construction strategies into more traditional projects. This interest has also required ongoing research and participation with various industry groups to advance procurement models, contracts, tendering strategies and construction methods. Craig has actively engaged with both LEAN construction groups and post-secondary researchers in these topic areas.

Nate Bevers
Product Line Analyst
Faith Technologies

As Product Line Analyst, Nate is responsible for gathering internal and external information, conducting analysis, and providing recommendations. He works closely with product line managers and provides analysis and robust scenarios to guide business initiative decisions. Nate joined Excellerate in 2018. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. He is also certified in Lean and Six Sigma with a LSS Black Belt Certification. Nate’s background and experiences are in the construction and manufacturing industries.

Marty Diebold
General Superintendent
Enterprise Electric

Martin Diebold is a general Superintendent for Enterprise Solutions LLC out of Nashville Tn. He has worked in the electrical field for over 35 years and the last 29 with Enterprise Solutions. Over 90% of that time has been on mid to large scale healthcare projects all over the southeast. He holds master/contractor licenses in 18 states and has just completed his first project with the prefab components.

Day One

Monday 3 February, 2019

8:00 am | Building a Team to Challenge the Status Quo: How One Team Changed Structures, Agreements & Workflows to Truly Deliver Smarter, Faster & Higher Quality Offsite Construction

Blake Brunker
Commissioning & Field Services
Affiliated Engineers

Matt is a Principal and Project Manager for AEI’s Mission Critical practice and Market Leader for AEI’s Modular program. Matt brings expertise in product quality and commissioning innovation to deliver left-shifted Lifecyle testing and quality to offsite constructed assemblies. Having been involved in hundreds of megawatts of critical infrastructure and modular system development and deployment, Matt brings a singular technique to quality management of offsite constructed systems. His approach to and keen understanding of construction quality and commissioning in the field is now applied to the fabrication assembly process in a controlled manufacturing environment, as well as applying PDCA principles to result in a high quality tested and traceable product.

Eric Abbott
Area Superintendent
Rosendin Electric

Eric began his involvement in the Union Electrical Industry as an Apprentice in 1988. His work experience has transcended through the following roles: Apprentice electrician, Journeyman Electrician, Electrical Foreman, Electrical General Foreman, Superintendent, General Superintendent, Director of Field Operations, Director of Operations Training and Development and now has a current role of Superintendent – Performance planning and Scheduling. Eric’s current role as Superintendent at Rosendin supports the overall development of a corporate Performance Planning and Scheduling program which has a foundation of Advanced Work Packaging and Work Face Planning. This program is modeled for the Electrical Contractor who needs the flexibility to support customers which are in a wide range of industries. Eric also supports direct project operations teams Performance Planning development, coaching and mentoring.

Michael Ratliff
Designer
Texas Timber Frames

Michael is a student of architecture turned Timber framer/mass Timber specialist. Joining Texas Timber Frames over 10 years ago, he’s had many roles - from shop labor, detailer, to  leading strategist. This array of experience combined with design thinking has helped him  develop into a valuable liaison through design, engineering, manufacturing and installation.  He represents a team of talented carpenters who welcome creativity, thrive on challenges  and take pride in the solutions and quality of work that Texas Timber Frames is known for. 

James Cotter
Design Engineer
Gaylor Electric

James is an Electrical Design Engineer currently working with Gaylor Electric.