WASHINGTON – Jeff Creighton, senior corporate strategy manager and Lean leader at Barton Malow has been named 2020 Lean Construction Institute committee chair.
Creighton is a prominent leader of Michigan Lean Construction Institute Community of Practice, of which the members nominated him for the coveted 2020 LCI Annual Congress position. He has more than 25 years of experience managing capital projects in construction and manufacturing industries.
“I’m honored to have such a diverse and talented group of Lean advocates, aligned and ready to make the 2020 LCI Annual Congress a success,” says Jeff Creighton. “Many of the LCI committee members are seasoned leaders, who are members of the Michigan Lean Community of Practice, who represent owners, architects, engineers, and contractors.”
LCI works to transform the construction industry through Lean thinking, tools, and techniques. LCI’s research products are targeted to help companies implement Lean more effectively. The LCI Annual Congress aims to educate owners, the design community, trade partners and general contractors about Lean construction. It’s a rare opportunity to share Lean success stories and challenges to increase efficiency, quality and safety of construction projects.
Creighton was introduced to Lean thinking and methodologies in 2008 while working as a project manager for a steel manufacturer and he has been fully immersed in Lean knowledge ever since. He works in Barton Malow’s project controls team, focusing on field operations and enhancing and delivering construction services.
He is also a proud member of Iron Workers Local 25 in Detroit where he graduated from the apprenticeship program and obtained journeymen certification. Jeff also earned a Master of Business Administration degree in International Business from Lawrence Technological University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Manufacturing Management from Davenport University.