LCI Community of Practice

Milwaukee, WI

The LCI Milwaukee Community of Practice is a robust, diverse group of professionals from across the design and construction industry passionate about bringing people together to increase the adoption of a Lean approach.

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Our Impact

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What We Do

We are dedicated to raising awareness of Lean principles and strengthening Lean practices in the Milwaukee design and construction community by:

  • Advancing Lean knowledge and understanding.
  • Providing academic, applied and experiential learning opportunities that engage members at any point in their development of Lean mastery.
  • Building a Lean network to better connect people and ideas.
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Get Involved

Visit the upcoming events section below; as events are opened for registration they will be visible here. Please use the associated link to register. Limited space is available for many of these events. Be sure to reserve your spot early.

Further along in your Lean journey? We’d love to hear from you as we move forward in developing deeper learning and application.

If you are looking for a more active role in our CoP, have questions or suggestions, please contact us.

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Core Members

2021-22 Milwaukee CoP Core Group
  • Leader - Victoria Navarro, Advocate Aurora Health
  • Vice Leader - Nick Loughrin, Boldt
  • Events Leader - Steve Petitt, Groth Design Group
  • Events Vice Leader - Kyle Alvarez, Advocate Aurora Health
  • Lean Coffee Leader - Shawn Hinke, Miron
  • Education Leader - Dave Sheedy, Kahler Slater
  • Education Leader - Brad Wigh, The Boldt Company
  • Education Vice Leader - Mark Lillesand, CG Schmidt
  • Membership/Sponsorship Leader - Troy Steege, Advocate Aurora Health
  • Membership/Sponsorship Vice Leader - Tyler Trotter, Martin Peterson Company
  • Membership/Sponsorship Vice Leader - Aaron White, DIRTT
  • Marketing Leader - Christina Robotka, Lerdahl
  • Marketing Vice-Leader - Kipp Sturdivant, Tweet Garot
  • Financial Leader - Ryan Petska, The Petska Group
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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.

Learn More

Upcoming Local Events

Upcoming National Events


WEBINAR: LCI Course - Principles of Target Value Delivery (TVD)


Annual Sponsors

The Milwaukee CoP would like to thank our 2022 sustaining sponsors whose contributions help fund local events and workshops to promote awareness and adoption of Lean.

Milwaukee’s CoP Sustaining Sponsors (2022)

Industry Partners

We thank our 2022 Industry Partners, whose affiliation with our Milwaukee CoP helps to amplify Lean awareness among our industry through the cross-promotion of events and educational opportunities.