Meeting/Event Information

    April Breakfast | Demystifying Delivery Methods

    April 25, 2017
    7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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    Washington Athletic Club
    1325 Sixth Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101



    Learn the benefits and disadvantages of various approaches to construction delivery. Get practical, real-world strategies and insights to help you position your firm for the delivery method at hand.

    Our speakers will discuss:

    • Design-Bid-Build

    • GC/CM

    • Design-Build

    You will get the answers to these questions and more:

    • What is an Acquisition Strategy?

    • What are the key attributes of each delivery method?


    Rustin Hall, ALSC Architects






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    Rustin Hall, AIA, is Principal and President of ALSC Architects, a Spokane-based architectural firm founded in 1948. He provides leadership for ALSC related to project planning and design, quality control, project management and construction administration. Rustin has focused much his career on the development of recreational and athletic facilities. His experience includes stadiums, gymnasiums, fitness centers, aquatic facilities and community centers throughout Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

    With degrees in Architecture and Construction Management from Washington State University, Rustin has led ALSC Architects’ effort on multiple design-build projects. In addition, he is Chair of the Washington Capital Projects Advisory Review Board Project Review Committee (CPARB PRC, 2017-2018). The PRC is responsible for reviewing and approving Public Body certification and project approval applications for the utilization of General Contractor/Construction Manager (GC/CM) and Design/Build (DB) delivery methods of construction in the State of Washington. 

    Tim Graybeal, Lydig Construction 






    As a Design-Build Manager for Lydig, Tim will bring his extensive experience and passion in leading his projects with a focus on “adding value” to each.  Tim’s close, cooperative working style builds strength within the project team and encourages individual members to offer their best.   Tim’s blend of construction experience as a craft tradesman followed by a 20 year career in Design uniquely qualifies him to lead Design-Build teams.  In the past 10 years Tim has focused on the Design-Build deliver method through founding the Inland Empire Chapter of DBIA, mentoring local owners in the use of Design-Build and serving on the Capital Project Advisory Review Board Project Review Committee. Tim currently serves on the national DBIA Project Measures and Success committee. Tim has completed over $500M in design build projects.  He will organize and coordinate the integration of the design and preconstruction efforts, and work closely with WSU to develop a team focused plan and approach to the project execution strategy.

    7:30 – 8:00 a.m. | Registration + Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. | Presentation 

    This year, Food Lifeline is an SMPS Seattle Community Partner. SMPS Members and non-members alike are invited to join hundreds of other A/E/C and professional firms in Food Frenzy, a friendly competition to help end hunger. Learn more and register now for this two-week flurry of fun and fundraising.  


    $55.00 SMPS Member
    $45.00 Earlybird rate before April 19

    $65.00 SMPS Member Firm
    $55.00 Earlybird rate before April 19

    $75.00 Non-Member
    $65.00 Earlybird rate before April 19