Administering An Integrated Design-Build Contract

Recorded On: 08/04/2022

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CONTENT EXPIRES August 31, 2024

Your Agency has selected your Design-Build Team/Partner – now what? What are the unique aspects of administering an integrated Design-Build Contract? This session will discuss the DBIA post-award best practices to include: the Design-After-Award process (Designing to BUILD as opposed to Designing to BID); Risk Assessment Summary; Design Management Process (Who has QA/QC in Design-Build?); Dispelling Myths in the Execution Phase; Structuring a Formal Partnering Process; Early Warning Signs of Potential Claims & Disputes.

Craig H. Unger, FDBIA


Unger Security Solutions, LLC

Craig Unger is Principal and CEO of Unger Security Solutions, LLC, providing consulting services for acquisition management; project delivery; and advisory services for the security and detention environment.  Mr. Unger founded the business upon his retirement from the federal government in 2003.

Mr. Unger was appointed by the Attorney General of the United States in August 2001, to serve as the Justice Department's Federal Detention Trustee.  As a career civil servant with over 26 years of service, Mr. Unger achieved the highest leadership role (Senior Executive Service) before retiring as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer with the Justice Department.

Additionally, Mr. Unger served as President of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA 2003 – 2004) and is regarded as a leader of the integrated project delivery design-build movement in the public sector.

Mr. Unger has an extensive background in various alternative disputes resolution (ADR) techniques to include Facilitating numerous Partnering Workshops, Mediation Services, and a former member of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority Disputes Resolution Board.

Mr. Unger is a nationally recognized lecturer throughout the industry and has authored numerous articles and publications, including US Congressional reports and testimony.  He received a BA in Accounting from Bloomsburg University; a MBA from West Virginia University; and attended Harvard University for post graduate work.  He is also a Veteran of the US Marine Corps.

Craig is also the winner of DBIA’s Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award, the highest honor DBIA bestows.


Administering An Integrated Design-Build Contract
07/26/2022 at 3:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 08/04/2022
07/26/2022 at 3:00 PM (EDT)  |  Recorded On: 08/04/2022
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