April 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
DIRTT Environmental Solutions
325 N. Wells Street
10th Floor
LCI Chicago CoP


LCI Chicago Community of Practice



The LCI Chicago Community of Practice invites you to hear stories and examples from local industry leaders on how their strategies for manufacturing and modular construction are not only changing their current state of project execution, but the way they are looking at the future of the industry.

There will be a forum after the focused discussions with industry experts to talk successes and challenges regarding prefabrication and modular construction integration into the standard industry processes.


George Dombeck is the Senior Vice President of The Rockwell Group, Inc. a division of The Morse Group of Companies. George has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry. George is responsible for Rockwell’s estimating divisions in all office locations in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. As a part of these duties, George assists with production, Value Engineering items and prefabrication ideas. George is also the Team Leader with respect to all IPD Projects.

Darrin Pursley began his Lean journey nearly 20 years ago prefabricating deer blinds with his father in their garage. More recently, Darrin has spent the better part of the past 4 years working as a Project Engineer for The Boldt Company. He has been a key player on projects throughout the Midwest ranging from a rural micro-hospital to a state-of-the-art cancer center. Having been raised within the Boldt organization, Continuous Improvement has been ingrained as second nature.

Kari Renzelman started at The Hill Group in 2013 as a Project Engineer for the architectural division. In this role, she managed the enclosures and architectural metal projects. In 2015, Kari joined the modular construction team assisting with the management/design of modular bathroom pods and exam rooms. Kari strives to find how each project can benefit from modular construction, which has led to constructing prefabricated pipe housings, modular electrical rooms, and modular chiller plants.

Andy Shaw is a licensed Professional Engineer and serves as Lead Engineer and Project Manager on many of IMEG’s medical office building projects. He is experienced in design of low-voltage switchgear, power distribution, power generation, fire alarm and lighting systems for hospitals, as well as, commercial and medical office buildings. Andy brings first-hand experience in working with integrated teams and utilizing lean construction principles.

Tim Swanson leads Skender’s integrated studio, bridging across disciplines to bring his passion for an aligned design, manufacture and construction process to the firm’s clients. Tim is responsible for driving the organization through design and process innovation. Tim is a board member of Archeworks and the West Central Association, and sits on the Design Council for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Registration Rates:

  • LCI Member – $35.00
  • Nonmember – $50.00
  • Student Rate -$10.00


Parking is available at the Wells-Mart lot, a half of a block north of the meeting location.

Cocktails and appetizers will be offered.