LA / Orange County

LCI Community of Practice

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Los Angeles, CA
Orange County, CA

We are dedicated to improving the design and construction industry through Lean thinking and practice in greater Los Angeles/Orange County.


Our Impact

Get Involved

Participate in an upcoming event and come away with ideas to put into practice on your project or in your organization. During 2023 we will have several opportunities for training, discussion, networking, and sharing. Want to find out more? Be a part of our group?  Become a sponsor?  Have an idea?  Please reach out to Jose Felsmann for assistance. 

Save the Date!

Mark your calendar for our upcoming events in 2024! Event invitations will be sent four to six weeks ahead of the event. Once they are on the calendar you can view them on the Upcoming Local Events section below.

  • February - Lean Brew - Orange County, Southland Industries

  • March - Lean Coffee - LA, Pivoting Interiors

  • April - Lean Coffee / Onboarding - Location TBD

  • May - Event Topic: Scrum - LA, Pivoting Interiors

  • June - Lean Coffee - LA / Pasadena

  • July - Event Topic: ISPE - Edwards Life Science

  • August - Lean Coffee - Orange County

  • September - Congress Preview!

  • October - AIA Healthcare: RFQ/RFP - Lean: What Does it Mean?

  • November - Lean Coffee - Location TBD

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Core Members

LA / Orange County CoP
  • Leader - Jose Felsmann, Southland Industries
  • Vice Leader - Blake Tormey, KHS&S
  • Events Leader - Michael Lehman, Ewing Cole
  • Training - Michael Villar, Nevell Group
  • Core Group Development - Edwin Najarian, IMEG
  • Secretary - Rafi Elhage, Balfour Beatty
  • Owner Outreach and AIA - Stan Chiu, HDR
  • Social Media - Sneha Kumari
  • Outreach - Paige Fundament, Ewing Cole
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Field Crew Huddle

Explore the Field Crew Huddle website to see how community of practice members are contributing to a platform for sharing methods, improvements and lessons learned on project sites or shops. Want to be featured? Now accepting submissions.

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Upcoming Local Events

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Upcoming National Events


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