Speakers for Ignite 2023

  • Mark Douglas

    President & CEO, LCPtracker

    Mark Douglas is the President and CEO of LCPtracker, Inc., a privately held company providing cloud-based software services for construction compliance and workforce development. His vision for LCPtracker is to empower people to build better communities. And this begins with his company’s flagship product, which helps government agencies and contractors maintain and enforce prevailing wage provisions for state, local, and federal law.

    Today, Mark is taking his company to new heights – transforming LCPtracker into one of the fastest growing companies in Orange County, California. He prides himself in fostering a team of over 80 highly motivated and dedicated employees and building a reputable organization in the construction industry with over 2,500 clients and 100,000 contractor users nationwide, including 20 of the top 50 cities in the US.

  • Aliecia Taormina


    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.

  • 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).

  • Giovanna Brasfield

    Giovanna Brasfield (Dr. G), CEO and Principal Consultant for Brasfield & Associates, LLC is an accomplished diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) advocate with over 18 years of experience in construction focusing on leadership and DEI program development, training, education and outreach for the construction industry and construction-related trades. Dr. G drives organizations to go beyond DEI talk by taking actionable steps to create culturally diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Chris Caron

    Regional Compliance Manager – Kiewit Construction

    Chris Caron, works in the Operations Compliance group at Kiewit, supporting the Southeast, South Central, and Southwest projects. He has worked for Kiewit for 28 years in various capacities including Compliance Director – Infrastructure, Sr. Auditor for Internal Audit, District Business Manager for the Eastern District, and District Compliance Manager for Eastern & Mass Electric Industrial Districts. He has a Business Administration degree from Georgian College and is a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional with the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.

  • LuAnne Benally

    LuAnne Benally is a compliance manager at McCarthy Building Companies. LuAnne has worked at McCarthy for 10 years, seven of them spent leading labor compliance issues on a billion-dollar mega project, focusing her efforts in the management of over 200 subcontractors and their ability to properly manage their certified payroll. In 2020 LuAnne became a compliance analyst focused on federal, state, and locally funded prevailing wage projects. In her current role as compliance manager, LuAnne is responsible for managing issues pertaining to certified payroll programs including Prevailing Wage, Davis Bacon and related acts, state or client-specific programs. Additionally, LuAnne has spearheaded McCarthy’s effort to understand and imply compliance related controls associated with the Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”). When it comes to LCP Tracker, LuAnne assists in monitoring each of McCarthy’s prevailing wage projects.

  • Lisa Bano

    Lisa Bano is a compliance manager at McCarthy Building Companies, the oldest privately held construction company in the United States. Lisa has worked at McCarthy for 18 years, 16 of which were spent working on a variety of projects in the San Diego area, focusing her efforts on several tasks, but none more important than managing labor compliance on $1.3 billion worth of work. In 2021, Lisa became a compliance analyst and in 2022, she was promoted to the role of compliance manager. In her current role, Lisa’s primary focus is on California prevailing wage projects and assisting in monitoring over 100 prevailing wage projects McCarthy is a part of, utilizing the LCP Tracker program.

  • Terry Kenner

    Terry Kenner has over thirty years of experience with the public and private sector in the management and development of Local, state, and federal, Hiring and Contracting Outreach & Compliance Programs, Capacity Development, Government/Contractor Relations and Workforce Development. In her current role she serves as a Supervisor of the Office of First Source Compliance. She is responsible for managing the daily operations of the office, which include providing leadership relating to all aspects of the First Source Law and Agreement requirements, and directing the compliance monitoring team in educating, tracking, analyzing, monitoring and enforcement of the law.

  • LaShaundra Shaw

    LaShaundra K. Shaw is a federal programs administrator for the Texas Department of Transportation. With over fifteen years of experience in program planning and implementation, she collaborates with partners statewide to design, execute, and administer the department’s external workforce development programs.

  • Kristen Smith

    Kristen Smith serves as deputy director of TxDOT’s Civil Rights Division. In this role, she assists the director and staff in promoting diversity and inclusion opportunities within TxDOT’s programs and operations related to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination, including overseeing the department’s ADA, Title VI, DBE, HUB, SBE, and OJT programs.

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