LCI Arizona Community of Practice

The LCI Arizona Community of Practice was established to support the design and construction industry to:

  • increase awareness of Lean Construction within the Arizona community
  • provide a regional forum for conversations among practitioners
  • advance Lean throughout the design and construction industry

The Arizona CoP is growing fast and is comprised of passionate design professionals, general contractors, trade partners, owners and consultants.  Please join us at one of our local events to start or continue your Lean Journey!

LCI Arizona CoP Core Group:
Leader – Chad Halmrast, TDIndustries
Vice Leader - Darlene Cadman, SPS+Architects
Communications – Kristin Moore, Katerra
Lean Coffee Champion
- Brad Nelson, Hensel Phelps
Education Outreach - Callie Johns, JE Dunn Construction
Membership - Dave Healy, Devenney Group
Membership - Bill Schofield, Intel
Membership - Stephen Nichols, A3 Construction Mgmt. Services, LLC
Membership - Natasha Schnaitmann, Southland Industries


Mark your calendars and join us at our upcoming events!  Watch for invititations in your email or check the LCI event calendar.

  • July 7, 2021 - Lean Happy Hour
  • July 14, 2021, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Target Value Delivery - Join us for this in-person learning session facilitated by Mike Williams at Hensel Phelps' Western District office in Phoenix

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Local Lean Buzz!

We are proud to host the Lean Construction Institute 23rd Annual Congress in Phoenix this October 19-22.  Don't miss the opportunity to experience this outstanding event right in our hometown! Watch for registration to open in early July!

The LCI Congress brings toether professionals from every field within the design and construction industry to engage on the latest Lean practices.  You will have the opportunity to immerse yorself in unparalleled knowledge-sharing across disciplines.  Discover how Lean approaches and methods improve project outcomes in critical areas including cost-savings, efficiency, and quality, as well as advance overall organizational health.  Gain new ideas and perspectives through hands-on learning with colleagues, peers, and Lean leaders at the 23rd LCI Congress.  Learn more at

UPCOMING National LCI Events

LCIs Arizona Community of Practice PAST Events

Maximizing the Productivity of the Trades via Optimized Construction Flow (OCF) (Arizona CoP)

September 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

A Lean Happy Hour (Arizona CoP)

September 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Principles of Target Value Delivery (TVD) (Arizona CoP)

July 14, 2021 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A Lean Coffee (Arizona CoP)

July 7, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A Lean Coffee (Arizona CoP)

May 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

CANCELLED: Target Value Delivery (Arizona CoP)

April 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lean Coffee (Arizona CoP)

March 12, 2020 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Validation in IPD Projects: A Lean Construction Institute Research Report (Arizona CoP)

February 27, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm