LCI honors Hanson Bridgett, with Pioneer Award at upcoming LCI Congress

LCI honors Hanson Bridgett, with Pioneer Award at upcoming LCI Congress

The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) will recognize Hanson Bridgett’s Howard Ashcraft and Lisa Dal Gallo for their work moving the design and construction industry forward through LCI’s mission by honoring them with the Pioneer Award at its 24th Annual Congress.

2022 Pioneer Award Winners: Howard Ashcraft and Lisa Dal Gallo

The Pioneer Award recognizes individuals who have moved the Lean Construction Institute forward in embracing and implementing Lean tools and techniques.

Howard and Lisa have been at the front lines of informing / coaching / guiding Owners, designers and builders in the specifics around adopting IPD. Howard, Lisa and the Hanson Bridgett IPD team have structured over 140 pure IPD projects—most of which also used Lean methodologies. Through this work they developed the theoretical and practical underpinning for Integrated Project Delivery, along with other members of the AIACC interdisciplinary taskforce. Howard has co-authored numerous publications, including:

  • AIACC’s Integrated Project Delivery: A Working Definition (updated 2014)
  • AIA/AIACC Integrated Project Delivery: A Guide
  • Integrating Project Delivery (Wiley 2017) 
  • IPD: An Action Guide for Leaders (Pankow 2018)

At Hanson Bridgett they have represented numerous owners in a series of IPD projects, including:

  • Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati OH
  • Brown University, Providence RI
  • Amgen, Thousand Oaks CA
  • Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, LTD., Chalk River, Ontario
  • Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta

Howard has supported LCI Community of Practice Events and presented and taught at LCI Congress.

These outstanding contributions to promoting Lean education and LCI program support makes them a most worthy recipient of the award. LCI greatly appreciates of all their efforts on our behalf, actions which will have lasting positive effects on the design and construction industry.

Howard Ashcraft and Lisa Dal Gallo will be recognized during an award ceremony at the 24th annual LCI Congress in New Orleans, Louisiana on Thursday, October 20, 2022.