2020 Event Highlights

200+ Attendees

20+ hours of insight

110+ companies attending 

25 speakers

Past Presentations 

Redefining HR Impact in Construction:
Building People Data into the Science Behind Business Success


Lesley Elwell
Chief People Officer
JE Dunn


Tom Sullivan
Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness & Workforce Analytics
JE Dunn

Taking Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives to the Next Level in Construction


Dan Lester
Director of Field Diversity, Inclusion, & Culture

Spearheading Culture-Driven Leadership Strategies for a Successful Merger Transition


Craig Tingey
Chief Human Resources Officer
Layton Construction


Norma Adjmi
Director of Human Resources

Driving Non-Traditional Strategies to Transform Human Resources Impact in Legacy Construction Organizations


Ashley Valenzuela-Ruesgen
Director of Human Resources
Hensel Phelps



“Almost like being there in person with the conveniences of remaining in the office.”

 Deana Parker, Director of Human Resources, Absher Construction

“Excellent content, with fresh concepts and realistic applications for the needs specific to construction.”

Dan Lester, Director - Field Diversity, Inclusion & Culture, Clayco

“We're in this together took on a new meaning, there was no division here, but a group of individuals collaborating to make a difference.”

Cristina Ranger, Senior Manager – Human Resources & Upland Construction, Orion

It's about breaking silos when you ask questions across departments about how HR can help. You can come out ahead when you break those silos.” 

Charlotte Hintz, Head of People Success, Ausland Group

Having cross functional and cross organizational teams are key to transformational change.” 

Lawrence Price, Director, Organizational Development & Talent Management, TDIndustries

“Leadership is getting results through others”

 Jason Westenskow, Vice President of Human Resources, Zachry

LEAP HR: Construction was completely construction focused which is helpful as we have unique problem sets and the answers, ideas are far more relevant.”

Angela Robbins, Associate Director & Manager, People Development, Compliance & Operations, Construction Career Collaborative

“Overall, the differentiator with this conference is the industry specific topics, discussions, and idea/solution sharing. It's great getting to connect with folks in construction!”

 Caitlin Mundschenk, Talent Acquisition & Human Resource Manager, JE Dunn

“Great Event! The ability to network with people was excellent; the conference was well organized and the entire Leap HR team did a great job of keeping everything on track. Overall, one of the most informative Leap HR Construction conferences that I have attended.”

 Shallee Biondo, Director of Human Resources, Orion

“I enjoyed getting to know colleagues who share the same experiences, trials and issues. Collaborating together to come up with the best solutions.”

 Mitch Beckman, Chief Human Resources Officer, Webber

Among the construction firms in attendance each year