David Umstot

David Umstot

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California-registered Professional Civil Engineer with 29 years of leadership experience in private sector and public agency construction program management and facilities management. He has delivered more than $2 Billion in construction of higher education, K-12, healthcare and other industrial facilities. In his career, he has also been responsible for facilities management of more than 17 million square feet of educational facilities. He is recognized as a leader in California and nationally for his program management, Lean enterprise, facilities management, and sustainability practices. He was formerly Vice Chancellor of Facilities Management for the San Diego Community College District, responsible for managing their $1.6B capital bond program, facilities maintenance and operations, and College Police. He was also formerly the Executive Director of Facilities at San Diego Unified School District responsible for implementation of its $1.51B Prop MM capital bond program and $131M annual physical plant operations. Prior to being a public agency owner, Mr. Umstot spent 18 years in the private sector as an engineer, project manager, program manager, builder and executive. David is a recognized national expert in Lean project delivery and regularly conducts Target Value Design training for the Lean Construction Institute.