January 23, 2018

Cornerstone Academy

A Solid Foundation for Construction Professionals

This construction leadership training program is designed to introduce attendees to several facets of the commercial construction industry, while providing them with a wealth of valuable information and priceless resources. A solid understanding of the topics included in this program are vital to the success of every commercial construction company. This is an excellent opportunity to see a detailed overview of many important aspects of the commercial construction industry, as well as receiving fundamental information. Topics may include: Insurance; Finance; Safety; Construction Ethics and Law; Human Relations; Recruiting; Environmental Issues; Leadership; Project Management Technology; Industry Education; and Public Affairs. Presenters include industry experts who have a wealth of knowledge, experience and understanding, based on years of working in Iowa’s construction industry. Each presenter provides the group with recommended resources to assist attendees with building a comprehensive supply of reference materials for future use.

Program Details:
Duration: Meets for five consecutive months on a Thursday afternoon and Friday morning
Time of Year: October - February
Location: Various cities in Iowa
Class Size: Maximum of 25 participants
Other: Open enrollment

Dates & Locations

October 5 - 6, 2017 | Davenport
November 2 - 3, 2017 | Cedar Rapids | Sponsored by BerganKDV - Cedar Rapids, IA
November 30 - December 1, 2017 | Ames
January 4 - 5, 2018 | Cedar Falls | Sponsored by Caterpillar Inc. - Peoria, IL
February 8 - 9, 2018 | Ankeny | Sponsored by Heartland - Des Moines, IA

2017/18 Cornerstone Academy Class

Russ Acton, Baker Group
Corey Anderson, Baker Group
Shawn Corey, Story Construction Co
Chuck Danner, Hy-Vee Construction LC
Barry Determan, Turner Construction
Ryan Drew, McGough Construction
Colby Edel, Downing Construction Inc
Major Ennen, Graham Construction Co
Matthew Frandsen, Hy Vee Construction LC
Ben Hammes, Master Builders of Iowa
Shawn Hugaboom, Hubbell Construction Services LLC
Jacob Kotalik, BerganKDV
Jared Krull, Cardinal Construction Inc
Bill Miller, Turner Construction
Chad Orr, US Erectors Inc
Jon Paulson, Peters Construction Corp
Austin Ressler, TSF Structures Inc
Jolynn Rounseville, Graham Construction Co
Sean Sample, Neumann Brothers Inc
Jeff Scandrett, Hy Vee Construction LCChris Schaffer, GC LLC
Chris Schaffer, GC LLC
Mike Schupbach, Henkel Construction Co
Justin Shannon, Heartland Finishes Inc
Rick Wald, Proctor Mechanical Corporation
Bryan Watson, Knutson Construction Services Inc
Garrett Young, Heartland Finishes Inc

Previous Cornerstone Academy Classes

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