A Closer Look at DBIA Position Statements, Manual of Practice, Educational Offerings and Other Resources

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CONTENT EXPIRES: December 31, 2022

Design-Build Done Right® involves a broad understanding of various concepts, principles, and relationships. As the nation’s only organization focused on understanding and implementation of design-build best practices, DBIA has a plethora of resources to help guide your path to exceptional outcomes. 

1) Learn key design-build principles and why their implementation drives success as outlined in various position papers. 

2) Discuss the role of stipends and why DBIA believes they are an important part of Design-Build Done Right® 

3) Hear the importance of qualifications in selecting the right team, and the role of qualifications in all variations of design-build procurement. 

4) Understand why “lowest price technically acceptable” is not considered a best practice.

Richard Formella, DBIA, PMP, CPPO


Design-Build Strategic Solutions, LLC

Richard J. (Rich) Formella, DBIA, PMP, CPPO,  is the President of Design-Build Strategic Solutions LLC., a procurement process consulting firm, and he serves as the Director of Owner Support and Resources for DBIA.  He has over 33 years of federal procurement experience with the Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Homeland Security (DHS) primarily in acquisition of Architectural, Engineering, and Construction services using varying delivery methods and contract types. 

During his time with DOJ he served as  Chief of Construction Contracting for the Federal Bureau of Prisons which supported the multi billion dollar new federal prison construction contracting program.  At DHS he served as the Chief Procurement Officer for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers and provided design and construction contracting support to the Science & Technology Directorate for their $1.5 billion construction program for new bio-defense laboratories and explosives technology detection laboratory construction program.


10/29/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
10/29/2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
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1.00 CEU credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CEU credit  |  Certificate available