December 3-4, 2019 | Dallas, TX

2018 Reviews

Here’s what those who have taken part in LEAP HR: Construction have said about their experience:

“The best conference I have ever attended.”

LEAP HR: Construction was the best conference I have ever attended. 10 out of 10.”
Bob Brague, VP of Human Resources, Brennan      

“Informative, thoughtful and well presented.”

LEAP HR: Construction has been the most informative, thoughtful and well presented HR conference I’ve ever attended. 10 out of 10.”
Matt Hess, Head of Human Resources, HGC Group of Companies

“Enlightening and knowledgeable meeting.”

“I took away so many different ideas – you really can’t put a price on the knowledge that was gained from LEAP HR: Construction. I look forward to being a part of these enlightening and knowledgeable meetings in the future. 10 out of 10.”
Melinda Miller, VP of Human Resources, Moretrench  

“One of the best conferences I have attended.”

LEAP HR: Construction was without a doubt one of the best conferences I have attended. I loved the format and have so many things I want to now implement following the event. 10 out of 10.”
Michele Stang, Director of Human Resources, NOW Specialties

“A phenomenal experience.”

LEAP HR: Construction was a phenomenal experience with great networking, and inspiring ideas. I hope to return next year with another HR colleague.”
Karyn Ward, Director of Human Resources, Lighthouse Electric Company, Inc.

“Gaining insights and meeting key players…”

“Very valuable experience based on gaining insights from what other similar companies are working on and meeting the key players in other organizations.”
Jason Westenskow, VP of Human Resources, Zachry Construction

“Informative, inspirational and impactful.”

LEAP HR: Construction was informative, inspirational and impactful.”
Tawna Agee-Hanslick, Head of Talent, Clayco

“Cutting edge HR practices.”

LEAP HR: Construction was the most engaging HR conference I have ever attended. We are always looking for the cutting edge HR practices that we can utilize and this was the first conference we found that addressed our unique construction industry challenges in such a way. 10 out of 10.”
Wendy Shepard, Human Resources Manager, JF Brennan

“A great format to exchange content!”

“A great format to allow us to exchange meaty content surrounded by eager HR Pros in Construction! 10 out of 10.”
Colleen Rains, Director of Human Resources, Elford

“A great opportunity to speak with HR industry leaders.”

LEAP HR: Construction was a great opportunity for us to build new contacts and speak with other HR leaders in the industry.”
John Shaw, VP of Human Resources, Kiewit

“Great connections and lots of new ideas.”

“An excellent event that allowed us to walk away with great connections, and lots of new ideas on that will improve our construction organizations. Time away from work well spent. 10 out of 10.”
Beth Hill, Director of Human Resources, ARCO Construction        

“10 out of 10.”

“The experience of participating in LEAP HR: Construction exceeded my expectations! 10 out of 10.”
Melissa Ural, VP of Human Resources, HB McClure

“Engaged, strategic discussion.”

LEAP HR: Construction provided us with engaged, strategic discussion amongst sophisticated leaders that was action oriented and focused on creating better results.”
Christian J Recknagel, VP of Leadership and Culture, Benchmark Construction Company

“Ground-breaking construction HR practices.”

“A great platform for learning more about ground-breaking construction HR practices from industry trendsetters and inspiring professionals. 10 out of 10”
Richard Hinton, HR Business Partner, Shawmut Design and Construction

“A tremendous experience.”

LEAP HR: Construction was a tremendous experience. 2 days with some of the most competent HR professionals from the most prestigious construction companies in the U.S.”
Harry Glantz, Chief Human Resources Officer, OHL North America

LEAP HR: Construction was different as it made you get involved, network, and interact with your peers.”

“I usually go to conferences, listen to the speakers and don’t say very much as I can be a bit of an introvert. LEAP HR: Construction was different as it made you get involved, network, and interact with your peers. It wasn’t uncomfortable and I gained a lot of knowledge whilst connecting with people I wouldn’t have if this had been another conference. I am truly looking forward to seeing what next year has to bring. Thank you so much for bringing this conference to my attention.”
Michelle Reed, Director of Human Resources, Eldeco

“An excellent opportunity to meet other HR leaders in the construction industry and discuss the current issues we face today. 10 out of 10″

“LEAP HR: Construction was an excellent opportunity to meet other HR leaders in the construction industry and discuss the current issues we face today. 10 out of 10”
Tom Yamashita, Vice President of Human Resources, ACCO Engineered Systems

“LEAP HR: Construction lit a fire in my gut

“LEAP HR: Construction lit a fire in my gut to go back to my business and tackle several challenges and conquer the fear of the outcomes of several difficult conversations.”
Ryan Stanford, Corporate Recruiter& EEO Officer, Caddell Construction Co.

“An incredible opportunity to connect with fellow industry professionals and engage in meaningful conversations”

“LEAP HR: Construction was an incredible opportunity to connect with fellow industry professionals and engage in meaningful conversations about the issues we face today.”
John Hurd, Workforce Development Specialist, Lakeside Industries

“One of the most focused, comprehensive conferences I’ve attended.”

“LEAP HR: Construction was one of the most focused, comprehensive conferences I’ve attended.”
Jeri Tackett, Vice President of Human Resources, Amteck

“Two days packed with real solutions to construction specific HR challenges presented by exceptional leaders.”

“LEAP HR: Construction is two days packed with real solutions to construction specific HR challenges presented by exceptional leaders representing a variety of companies in the construction space.”
Christian Recknagel, Vice President of Leadership & Culture, Benchmark Construction

“A refreshing take on the standard conference format.”

“LEAP HR: Construction was a refreshing take on the standard conference format filled with value-added peer-led discussions that were aligned with our company’s needs and changing landscape.”
Shallee Biondo, Director of Human Resources, Orion

“The first time I felt everything that was presented at a conference was applicable to current role.”

“Attending LEAP HR: Construction was the first time I felt everything that was presented at a conference was applicable to current role.”
Jeffrey Koenig, Director of Human Resources, Simon Contractors

“The most engaging, informative, interactive and beneficial conference. “

“LEAP HR: Construction was the most engaging, informative, interactive and beneficial conference I have ever attended.”
Mendi Arnold, Human Resources Leader, Cullum Constructors

“An incredibly eye-opening and inspiring event.”

“LEAP HR: Construction was an incredibly eye-opening and inspiring event that completely surpassed my expectations.”
Kristen Williams, Human Resources Leader, Morton Buildings

“The information and contacts I gathered in two days were outstanding.”

“LEAP HR: Construction was an extremely informative and inspirational experience. The information and contacts I gathered in two days were outstanding.”
Liz Pasnik, Internal Communications Leader, Aldridge Electric

“Wonderful sharing of best practices, and a real chance to gain a better understanding of the competitive people environment.”

“LEAP HR: Construction was a fantastic opportunity to network with individuals working in our industry! Wonderful sharing of best practices, and a real chance to gain a better understanding of the competitive people environment.”
Geoff Phillips, Human Resources Director, Total Civil Construction & Engineering

“A great way to get focused, re-energized, and better prepared to make a “LEAP” into 2019 and tackle critical business issues.”

“Attending LEAP HR: Construction was a great way to get focused, re-energized, and better prepared to make a “LEAP” into 2019 and tackle critical business issues.”
Tina Lewis, Director of Human Resources, Sprinkler Company

“The most beneficial HR conference I’ve ever been to!”

“LEAP HR: Construction was the most beneficial HR conference I’ve ever been to! 10 out of 10.”
Salam Safi, Director of Human Resources, Americas, Exyte Americas (formerly M+W Group)

“The most engaging, informative and interactive conference I have attended.”

“LEAP HR: Construction was the most engaging, informative and interactive conference I have attended.”
Kimberly Clingenpeel, Human Resources Manager, Shirley Contracting Company

“Affirmed that our organization is not alone in some of the talent challenges we are facing and are focused on the right priorities.”

“LEAP HR: Construction has enabled me to not only walk away with several ideas to advance our people strategy, but it also has affirmed that our organization is not alone in some of the talent challenges we are facing and are focused on the right priorities.”
Jill Hermans, Vice President of Talent, Faith Technologies