Learn About Prevailing Wage and network with Construction Industry Professionals

Looking to refresh your Davis-Bacon compliance knowledge? Or want to learn from industry experts on the ‘ins-and-outs’ of California prevailing wage requirements?

Join us for two full days of in-person training to learn about (or brush up on) your prevailing wage compliance knowledge. Sessions will cover topics ranging from Davis-Bacon fundamentals to state prevailing wage requirements, which will be presented by industry representatives.

In addition to educational sessions, attendees are also invited to a networking break where they can meet other contractors, agency representatives, and other industry professionals.

Date: October 3 – 4, 2023
Price: $399
Location: Four Points by Sheraton Sacramento Airport | 4900 Duckhorn Dr, Sacramento, CA 95834

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What’s Included:

  • Access to all sessions on both days
  • Access to a networking event with refreshments
  • Applicable meals
  • Coffee/tea

*Note: Hotel accommodations are not included with the registration price. To book your overnight hotel stay, please visit the hotel’s website to make a reservation.

Speakers

Aliecia Taormina

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 Education and Compliance 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.


Lois Goeser

Lois Goeser

Lois Goeser is the Account Services Assistant Manager for LCPtracker​, Inc and is incredibly experienced in Prevailing Wages, having previously worked for a Fortune 200 company.​ Lois is passionate about helping clients with setting up and utilizing LCPtracker for their workforce needs. ​She brings 17+ years of construction experience as a Business Manager, Payroll Manager, Business Analyst and Project Manager. Lois holds the certification as a Project Manager Professional (PMP).


Deborah Wilder

Deborah Wilder

Deborah Wilder is the president of Contractor Compliance and Monitoring, Inc. and a practicing attorney for more than 40 years. Her expertise in prevailing wage makes her one of the most highly regarded experts in the field. She has represented Public Agencies as well as developers and contractors in the field of prevailing wages in more than 20 states and before local, state and federal jurisdictions.
As the author of three books and the presenter of scores of webinars and workshops, Deborah is thrilled to work with LCPtracker in presenting the California track for contractors and agencies in the LCPtracker Academy. Deborah has been a speaker at every single one of LCPtracker’s Ignite conferences.

Agenda

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

7:00 – 8:45 am Registration Check-In
8:45 – 9:00 am Welcome from Mark Douglas, LCPtracker
9:00 – 10:00 am California Prevailing Wage 101 Presented by Jorge Delgadillo, California DIR
10:00 – 10:15 am Break
10:15 – 11:15 am Expectations for Dual-Funded Projects Presented by Lindsey Woolsey & Kimberly Olson, Caltrans
11:15 – 12:15 am California Skilled & Trained Presented by Lizette Rodriguez, Gafcon
12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 pm Most Commonly Seen Errors Presented by Karissa Scott, Public Works Consultant
2:15 – 3:00 pm Networking Break with Refreshments
3:00 – 5:00 pm Advanced California Compliance Issues Presented by Deborah Wilder, CCMI

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

7:00 – 8:00 am Registration Check-In + Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 am Davis-Bacon Final Rules Update Presented by Aliecia Taormina, LCPtracker
9:00 – 10:00 am Prevailing Wage Overview Presented by Marisa Van Wie & Wendy Ortman, Naylor Consulting
10:00 – 10:15 am Break
10:15 – 11:15 am Inflation Reduction Act NPRM Presented by TBD
11:15 – 12:15 pm California Prevailing Wage from A Contractors POV Presented by James Reed, McCarthy Building Companies
12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 pm Tips, Tricks, and Labor Compliance Success Presented by April Medlin, Balfour Beatty
2:15 – 3:15 pm Davis-Bacon Fundamentals Part 1 Presented by Aliecia Taormina, LCPtracker
3:15 – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 – 4:30 pm Davis-Bacon Fundamentals Part 2 Presented by Aliecia Taormina, LCPtracker
4:30 – 5:00 pm System Q&A: Ask the Experts Panel Presented by Aurora Escott, Colin Hamilton, Desirae Goode, & Lois Goeser, LCPtracker

* Schedule may be subject to change

 


Marisa Van Wie

Marisa Van Wie

Marisa Van Wie is the Owner and CEO of Naylor Construction Consulting, a woman-owned and operated firm that specializes in wage compliance. Marisa founded NCC in 2018 and has since secured contracts for over $2 Billion in public projects in Washington State. She heads a team that helps clients set up and manage their project’s specific compliance obligations. Likewise, she puts her expert-level knowledge to work to provide in-depth trainings on the intricate details at play for projects with multiple agreements. Whether a project is governed by a PLA, CWA, Public Works, or Davis-Bacon, her team has the experience to set it up for success.”

Wendy Ortman

Wendy Ortman

Wendy Ortman is the Chief Operating Officer for Naylor Construction Consulting and part owner. Wendy has over 10 years of project management and operations experience, spanning multiple industries. NCC works with clients and stakeholders to navigate complex agreements that govern wage determinations and the nuances of working with projects bound by a PLA, CWA, Prevailing Wage, or a combination. Wendy works with a team at NCC that is responsible for the set up and management of certified payroll systems, review of certified payroll for wage compliance, and workforce reporting on over $2 Billion in public projects.


Lizette Rodriguez

Lizette Rodriguez

Lizette Rodriguez is the Director of Labor Relations and the Labor Relations Business Line Leader at Gafcon, Inc. She has extensive experience in all areas of contract compliance monitoring, auditing, and the enforcement of applicable rules and regulations for state and federally funded projects. She has been with Gafcon for more than 12 years working with contractors, subcontractors, and organized labor representatives in resolving challenging compliance issues.

Karissa Scott

Karissa Scott

Karissa Scott has 13 years of experience in the construction industry and is now the President of her own Labor Compliance Company, Public Works Consultant, LLC. As a motivated mom of two, she prides herself in giving other parents the opportunity to grow in their career while raising their kids at home. Her expertise and experience in the field has helped her tailor a team of professionals who aid clients through all steps of the prevailing wage process and has given the opportunity to rapidly expand across the country. With the prosperity and security of her clients in mind, Karissa aims to help contractors build for the next generation.


James Reed

James Reed is currently the Director of Labor and Compliance for McCarthy Building, Inc. James has over 23 years of experience in the construction industry performing duties in various previous roles such as Business Manager, Commercial Manager, Payroll Product Manager, and Compliance Manager for a Fortune 300 Prime Contractor. James has extensive experience with projects utilizing multiple prevailing wage programs including Davis-Bacon and multiple state agencies.

Lindsey Woolsey

Lindsey Woolsey has been at Caltrans Labor Compliance since 2012 where she worked as the Lead Labor Compliance Officer responsible for monitoring and enforcement on construction, service and A&E contracts. As the certified instructor for Headquarters Labor Compliance she developed and instructed more than 150 trainings and presentations on prevailing wage throughout the state to Caltrans staff, local agencies, and partners in the industry. In July 2020 she became the Branch Chief for Labor Compliance Administration, Regulations and Training Unit responsible for overseeing Caltrans LCPtracker for statewide use, in addition to issuing policies, procedures and guidance on federal and state prevailing wage requirements. She is currently the Labor Compliance Program Chief(A) for Caltrans responsible for the administration of their DIR Approved Labor Compliance Program and its regulatory requirements.


April Medlin

April Medlin is the Project Accountant Manager for Balfour Beatty’s California division. With her 17 years of experience in the construction industry, in 2016 she spearheaded the integration of LCPtracker as an integral part of the organization’s labor compliance program. As ENR California’s #1 Education Builder, the talented Balfour Beatty staff of 13 Project Accountants handle both the accounting and labor compliance for the public works projects this General Contractor builds. In addition, April has a keen understanding of streamlining processes while utilizing software and training to mitigate risk and improve productivity. A former special education teacher, her experience allows her to design and implement valuable training materials and to communicate the information to reach different learning styles effectively.

Laura Cataldo

Laura works with real estate and construction firms of all sizes to evaluate business practices and assist with management challenges. Having worked in the real estate and construction industry for almost 25 years, Laura offers a depth of experience working with management teams to improve profitability and succeed in the changing marketplace. In addition, Laura specializes in helping clients navigate the complexities of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) and the prevailing wage and apprenticeship requirements of the Act. She helps clients maximize potential tax credits for clean energy projects.


Jorge Delgadillo

Jorge started with the Laborer Commissioner’s Office in 1999 in the wage adjudication unit until he was transferred to the public works unit in 2004. In 2021, he was promoted as a Deputy Labor Commissioner 1, and he currently works out of the Labor commissioner’s office in Sacramento. Jorge thrives on the challenges of each of his case assignments, and he loves working with people and assisting them in obtaining the correct information.


More Speakers to be announced soon

Why attend

Davis-Bacon fundamentals

Learn about federal Davis-Bacon fundamentals

LCPtracker Software Overview

Receive an LCPtracker software overview

Requirements for Public Works Projects

Better understand California requirements for public works projects

Compliance Experts

Hear first-hand from compliance experts

Industry Professionals

Get your compliance questions answered by industry professionals

Industry Peers

Network with construction industry peers

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