LAUREN SMITH DISCUSSING EFFECTIVE LEVERAGING

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Lauren Smith, CM-BIM and BIM Manager at S. M. Wilson & Co., is making a presentation today on leveraging Mobile technology for more effective on-site construction project management at the Associated General Contractors 2014 Annual Convention Technology Showcase in Las Vegas. She is drawing upon her experience gained over the past two years in expanding the use of BIM services internally at S. M. Wilson. She now serves as a consultant with all S. M. Wilson project managers, streamlining project planning and identifying potential problems and solutions before they occur.

A graduate of Stanford University with a B. S. in Civil Engineering and a focus in Structural Design, Lauren later taught herself the BIM skills she employs today. She also teaches BIM as a nationally certified instructor to more than 35 students to date through the AGC. Lauren has also attended and completed the Construction Leadership Institute hosted by Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville.

“Lauren is a role model and inspiration for young professional women everywhere seeking to enter and find success in today’s engineering and construction industries, said Amy Berg, President of S. M. Wilson & Co. “We are as excited as she is about presenting at the upcoming AGC Convention Technology Showcase.”

Lauren is a member of the AGC St. Louis BIM Committee and BIM Conference Advisory Committee. Last year she Chaired the AGC St. Louis Regional BIM Conference Committee, which put on a highly successful conference in conjunction with Washington University School of Engineering. More than 150 students and professionals attended this two – day event. Earlier this year, Lauren was featured in a video sponsored by the AGC of America that highlighted the professional education and networking opportunities offered by AGC nationally and at the chapter level.

S.M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis and Rollins Construction Company, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of S. M. Wilson, in Indianapolis.  S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area.  The company posted $250 million in 2013 revenues, and ranks 232nd in Engineering News-Record’s 2013 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.smwilson.com.