Owner’s Roundtable & Top Concerns


Please join us for our Annual Owner’s Roundtable. This is a first come first serve opportunity to have a collaborative discussion with two buyers of design and construction services (owners).  This program does qualify for 2.5 hours of continuing education hours. Topics may be subject to change.  All Table Hosts are prepared to share updates on their organization and future opportunities as well as hosting a discussion on his/her chosen topic.

A. Barb Cox – Mgr – Facilities Maintenance & Operations (Mercy)

Topic: “Facilities Management”

B. Craig Holan – Dir. of Facilities Mgt. (Southern IL University Edwardsville) 

Topic: “Labor Shortages in the Construction Industry”

C. Deedra Sagerty – Chief Operating Officer (St. Louis Public Schools)

Topic: “Procurement”

D. Deniz Piskin, PE – VP, Facilities and Const. (Missouri Botanical Garden)

Topic: “Capital Planning and Investment Control”

E. Frank Niemerg – Director, Transmission Construction Services (Ameren)

Topic: “CII Best Practices for Safety”

F. Lauren Talley – Owner, Principal (Cobalt Construction Consulting)

Topic: “Developing in St. Louis: Benefits, Opportunities, and Challenges”

G. Mike Holliday  – Electrical Engineering Leader (Bayer)

Topic: “Arc Flash Program Structure and Management”

H. Rich Unverferth – Dir. of Engineering (MSD)

Topic: “Project Clear Update”

I. Shana Lawson – ESHST Manager (ICL Specialty Products)

Topic: “Who is Looking Out for My Safety?”

J. Sidney Miranda – Sr. PM & Ron Rayfield – Sr. PM (Millipore Sigma)

Topic: “The Importance of Scheduling for a Successful Project”

K. Todd Antoine – Chief Planning & Projects (Great Rivers Greenway)

Topic: “Mixers for Prime Contractors and Subcontractors for Upcoming Bidding Opportunities: What Has Been Successful & What Could be Improved?”

L. Tom Blair – District Engineer (MoDOT)

Topic: “MoDOT Update”

M. Dr. Tiffanie Toles -Contracts Manager (Kwame Building Group): CANCELED

Topic: “Project Controls”

N. Vincent Nutt, CHC, FMP – Sr. PM (BJC HealthCare)

Topic: “Building Healthcare”

O.  Drew Raasch, Sr. PM (Northstar Management)

Topic: “Scheduling”

P.  Bill Dyer, DBIA – VP Proj. Mgt. (Pace Properties): CANCELED

Topic: “Facilities” 

Q.  John Mazzeo – Construction & Design Lead (Good Development Group): CANCELED

Topic: “Developing in St. Louis: Benefits Opportunities, & Challenges”

Please choose 2 different table hosts and a 3rd as an alternate. If you don’t choose two different tables we will choose for you.
Note: Changes can occur in hosts beyond our control. Alternates will be selected in this instance. 

Thank you to our program sponsor!

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Sep 21 2023


7:30 am - 10:30 am




LiUNA Event Center
4532 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis MO 63127


Rebecca Hutchison Hale
Rebecca Hutchison Hale


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