Professors

Brian Filkins

Collaboration Process Manager

With more than 15 years of experience and a proven track record in design and VDC integration, process improvement and realized cost savings, Brian has managed design and VDC scope on over $1 billion capital projects nationwide and is experienced in numerous project types, construction typologies and delivery methods.

Brian Perlberg

ConsensusDocs Executive Director & Senior Counsel

Brian Perlberg is the executive director and senior counsel for ConsensusDocs, as well as senior counsel for construction law and contracts for AGC of America. He also is on the ABA Forum on the Construction Law Steering Committee for the Contract Documents, the Executive Committee for the National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee of the Arbitration […]

Bryce Tache

Senior Director of Diversity & Inclusion

As a leader more than 20 years of experience helping people grow, learn and achieve their potential, Bryce is grateful to drive diversity and inclusion strategy at Ryan Companies, a national leader in commercial real estate services. Bryce is passionate about respecting, valuing and celebrating everything that makes each of us unique – and creating […]

C.J. Reed

Manager, IT Training Programs

C.J. Reed serves as the IT training manager for McCarthy Holdings, where he is responsible for planning and leading information technology training activities. Reed recently achieved his Certified Professional in Training Management and has more than 18 years of experience in the construction industry.

Chad Braun

Technical Specialist, Construction, Autodesk

Chad Braun provides a strong background of AEC expertise, thought leadership and technical content as a technical specialist for Autodesk, with over three years of experience using BIM 360 construction tools.

Chad Hart

Analyst

Chad is an analyst and consultant at cwh.consulting, a product management, marketing and strategy advisory. His recent experience and projects include authoring an extensive report on the applications of artificial intelligence in communications services, managing a new product incubator program, launching a communications infrastructure startup, product marketing and ownership of various communications products.

Chris Jewell

Project Manager, HITT Contracting Inc.

As a project manager for HITT Contracting, Chris Jewell acts as the primary point of contact for the client and handles day-to-day operations. He leads onsite management of the project, attends weekly client meetings and key coordination meetings, and reviews and approves all deliverables. He is also responsible for the overall project administration, including budget […]

Court Matthews

Assistant Project Manager, Vaughn Construction

Craig Tappel

Practice Leader / CSO – Construction Practice, HUB International

As practice leader/CSO, Craig partners with sales leaders and producers across North America to grow HUB’s Construction Practice. Craig’s experience with contractors began as a risk management consultant serving energy, industrial and construction clients. This led him to a role as the CMO for HUB’s Gulf South region. Craig has also held leadership roles at […]

Dan Conery

VP of Business Development

Dan Conery, is the vice president of business development for Newforma, a developer of cloud-based, mobile and enterprise apps for design and construction project information management. An industry veteran of more than 20 years, Dan has seen a lot of change as he has worked with firms around the world to facilitate organization change and […]