Paul Buckley, P.E., CCM, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Anser Advisory, has led his team to construction management success by discovering and leveraging a unique, agile software-and-services solution that delivers custom advantages while dramatically reducing cost. He and Laura M. Nee, CEO and President of The Simplex Group, Inc., will present and discuss Anser Advisory’s pathway to favorable outcomes through partnership with VPO, and they’ll demonstrate how other Construction Managers could also win and satisfy clients by providing real-time, portfolio-wide views, and eliminating the major financial drain of using hefty, inflexible enterprise software.
About the Speakers:
Paul Buckley, P.E., CCM - Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Anser Advisory
Paul Buckley is a registered professional civil engineer in California and Arizona, with 40 years of experience in the design, construction, and management side of the industry. At Anser Advisory, Paul is responsible for managing field operations and business development. Anser Advisory specializes in providing program, project, and construction management services on capital improvement projects for public- and private-sector clients across the United States.
Laura M. Nee - CEO and President of The Simplex Group, Inc.
Having begun her career as a software developer and business analyst, Laura M. Nee has always had an interest in business-process re-engineering—helping companies improve their bottom line through automation. Having bought The Simplex Group, Inc., in 1998, Laura grew and transformed the company from an Oracle Primavera software and services reseller to a leading Microsoft-based solution provider for construction project management. Laura and her team used SharePoint to create VPO in 2008, as Virtual Project Office. They now customize and administer VPO in Microsoft 365 as a full-service solution for construction management.
CCM Recertification Points: 1
Professional Development Hours (PDH): 1
AIA Learning Units (LU): 1