On May 15th, 2014, IPI celebrated its 5th Annual IPI Partnering Awards Ceremony. Owners, Contractors, Facilitators, CMs, Designers, and other associated Construction professionals dedicated to construction culture change, gathered at the SFO International Airport Museum to Celebrate the Nation’s most collaborative organizations and Project Teams.

  • Total contracted work: $868,979,087
  • Total budget savings: $529,241
5/9: ratio of projects that came in on time or early
  • 7/9: ratio of jobs without a Time Loss Incident
  • There were 183 Change Orders – but Zero Claims
  • Based on a survey for all IPI Award Applicants: $1 spent on Partnering lead to $101 Savings for the Project

IPI Facilitator Certifications

International Partnering Institute (IPI) is dedicated to construction culture change and the promotion of industry best practices in Collaborative Partnering. The IPI Panel of Professional Neutral Partnering Facilitators is committed to outstanding Collaborative Partnering in the field of construction. The IPI Partnering Facilitator Code of Ethics provides a common set of professional ethical principles to which members will adhere in their facilitation practice.  Click here to learn more about the facilitator certification

Master Level Certified Facilitators (MIPI)

Jim Eisenhart (MIPI), Ventura Consulting Group
Paul Crotty (MIPI), Ventura Consulting Group

Senior Level Certified Facilitators (SIPI)

Neal Flesner (SIPI), Ventura Consulting Group

Doyle Drive Utilities Relocation Contract #2 Project – RUBY LEVEL AWARD WINNER

  • (Owner) California Department of Transportation
  • (Owner) The Presidio Trust
  • (Prime) Ghilotti Bros., Inc.
  • (Designer) ARUP/Parsons Brinckerhoff – A Joint Venture
  • (Facilitator) Ventura Consulting Group

The Sacramento Railyard Track Relocation Project – HONORABLE MENTION

  • (Owner) City of Sacramento
  • (Prime) Granite Construction Company
  • (Designer) TranSystems
  • (CM) Vali Cooper and Associates
  • (Facilitator) Ventura Consulting Group


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