Learn About Prevailing Wage. Network with Construction Industry Professionals.

Trying to navigate the complexities of Davis-Bacon compliance? Or want to better understand the new Colorado prevailing wage requirements? Join us for this day-and-a-half seminar to build a good foundation of (or brush up on) your prevailing wage knowledge. Sessions will cover hot topics ranging from Davis-Bacon fundamentals to an overview of local prevailing wage programs presented by a panel of experts from agencies, including Colorado DOT, City and County of Denver, and Colorado’s Office of the State Architect.

In addition to educational sessions, attendees also have access to a networking event where they can meet other contractors, agency representatives, and other industry professionals.

Seats are limited. Register today to reserve your spot.

Date: May 18 – 19, 2022
Price: $349
Location: Sonesta Hotel | 1450 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO, 80202

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What’s Included:

  • Access to all sessions on both days
  • Access to a networking event with drinks and appetizers
  • Meals: Continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee

*Note: Hotel accommodations are not included with the registration price. To book your overnight hotel stay, please use the hotel reservation link below and book by Monday, May 4th to receive the group discount.

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Speakers

 

Aliecia Taormina, CCEP, CCA

Aliecia Taormina has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry. Her previous roles include Payroll Manager, Business Manager, Compliance Officer, and Senior Compliance Manager for the corporate office of a Fortune 300 Prime Contractor. Aliecia is currently the Director of Client Services for LCPtracker. Aliecia has extensive expertise in the various nuances of prevailing wage and Davis-Bacon compliance. She holds a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional certification with the SCCE and a Contract Compliance Administrator certification from the ACCA.


Michael Drinkwine

Michael Drinkwine is the Account Services Manager for LCPtracker, Inc and has over two decades of construction industry and prevailing wage compliance experience. He started in the field with a position in payroll entry and then progressed into other roles, including District Controller, District Compliance Manager, and Corporate Accounting Director. Michael also has a strong background in training and presenting to large groups. He currently specializes in providing programmatic solutions, project management, and change management for agencies and organizations with complex requirements and varied stakeholders.

Agenda

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

7:00 – 8:00 am Registration
8:00 – 8:15 am Welcome to Denver from Denver Auditor Tim O’Brien
8:15 – 9:15 am The Denver Difference: Entering Payrolls and Common Issues
9:15 – 9:30 am Break
9:30 – 11:30 am Davis-Bacon Fundamentals
11:30 – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 – 1:30 pm Colorado DOT Prevailing Wage Program Overview
1:30 – 2:30 pm Why Prevailing Wage is Important to Contractors
2:30 – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 – 3:45 pm Colorado Office of State Architect Prevailing Wage Program Overview
3:45 – 4:45 pm How to Manage PLA Projects
5:15 – 7:00 pm Happy Hour + Networking

Thursday, May 19, 2022

7:00 – 8:10 am Continental Breakfast
8:10 – 8:15 am Morning Kick-Off by LCPtracker CEO Mark Douglas
8:15 – 9:15 am Contractor Bingo
9:15 – 10:00 am Tracking Workforce Requirements Using LCPtracker
10:00 – 10:15 am Break
10:15 – 11:15 am The Denver Difference: Fringe Benefits and Educating Your Community
11:15 – 12:00 pm Ask the Experts Panel
*Schedule may be subject to change

 

Rafael Gongón, Denver Labor

Rafael Gongón is the Manager for Denver Labor, a division of the Denver Auditor’s Office. His professional career includes 20 years serving in government and 12 years working with the prevailing wage/Davis-Bacon law. Since joining Denver Labor eight years ago, he has strived to increase the level and quality of wage audits and to enforce the various labor laws of the City and County of Denver. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in commercial finance. He also obtained a Juris Doctor from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico

Abby Kreckman, Denver Labor

Abby Kreckman is the Lead Analyst for Denver Labor, a division of Denver Auditor’s Office. She joined the Auditor’s Office in 2017 as a prevailing wage analyst and now she leads the citywide minimum wage enforcement team. Before working for the City and County of Denver, Ms. Kreckman was a labor researcher specializing in collective bargaining. She was born and raised in Colorado and obtained a bachelor’s degree in international studies and political science at the University of Denver.


Matthew Borquez, Denver Labor

Matthew Borquez is a Labor Compliance Analyst for Denver Labor. As a member of the prevailing wage team, he protects employees and employers — ensuring that contractors know how to navigate the wage law and assign the correct wages for the scope of work they perform. Before joining Denver Labor in 2017, he audited inventory and financial records, reviewed and monitored employees’ performance and safety, and worked with law enforcement and court personnel.

Maggie Baker, Denver Labor

Maggie Baker is a Labor Compliance Analyst for Denver Labor, based at Denver International Airport — where she closely monitors contracts to ensure prevailing wage compliance. Before joining Denver Labor in 2020, Ms. Baker served in various public service roles in administration, finance, and procurement. She earned a bachelor’s degree in criminology from the University of Florida.


Sara del Valle Ruiz, Denver Auditor’s Office

Sara del Valle Ruiz is a Community Engagement Specialist in the Denver Auditor’s Office. In her role, she supports and organizes community engagements and events for both Denver Labor and the Audit Services Division, creates paid marketing campaigns, and increases outreach to Spanish-speaking residents and other diverse communities in Denver. Before joining the Auditor’s Office in 2020, she supervised accounts at a multicultural advertising agency — serving clients such as Century 21 Real Estate, Partnership for a Healthier America, Vonage, and Blue Bunny. Ms. del Valle Ruiz earned a master’s degree in journalism and audiovisual communications from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain.

Tana M. Lane, Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration

Tana Lane has been a licensed architect for nearly 28 years. As a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, she began her internship in Chicago and shortly thereafter began focusing on hospital architecture in Dallas, Texas. For the next 20 years she specialized in healthcare, both in private practice and at a Denver-based healthcare organization as Facilities Architect. In 2008 she joined the Colorado School of Mines, where she worked as the owner’s representative, helping the organization build two residence halls, a wellness center and numerous renovations.


Kathleen Miller, Apprenticeship and Prevailing Wage Analyst

Prior to becoming the Apprenticeship and Prevailing Wage Analyst for the State of Colorado, Kathleen Miller had been involved with payroll and office management in the construction industry. Here she gained experience as a user of the LCPtracker system at the contractor level. In addition, she has used her degree in elementary education and special education for several years as a Special Educator. This has made her uniquely qualified to train and assist others in concepts that are not always easy to understand. On top of that, she has been a stay-at-home mother of four children.

Mónica C. Vialpando, Civil Rights and Business Resource Center (CRBRC)

Mónica C. Vialpando is the Compliance Manger with the Civil Rights Headquarters unit for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). Her current work for CDOT highlights years of detailed compliance questions, reporting and overseeing audits for DOL and FHWA, as well as the pragmatic application for all aspects of construction compliance, including prevailing wage. She has also recently led a team of specialists to develop training tools to help and guide internal and external stakeholders through each Civil Rights process.

Why attend

Learn about federal Davis-Bacon fundamentals

Receive an LCPtracker software overview

Better understand the new Colorado prevailing wage laws

Hear first-hand from compliance experts

Get your compliance questions answered during the ‘Ask the Experts’ panel

Network with construction industry peers

Contact us

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EMAIL: contact@lcptracker.com

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