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The Yates Companies, Inc.
Benjamin Crosby, CM-BIM, CM-Lean, CCM, LEED AP BD+C, is passionate about building and education. He earned a Construction Management Degree with Math and Physics Minors, from Brigham Young University, is a member of the AGC IT Forum Steering Committee, and instructs the AGC BIM and Lean Education Programs. As a builder educator, he motivates people to how to improve their projects and careers. Family is important to him and Benjamin has been married to Bethany for 20 years and they have 7 children. Benjamin started in construction on a framing crew building custom homes, then moved into management of large projects with an emphasis on electronic project management and scheduling. He tried something different for 2 years, teaching High School in Arizona, then returned to construction management in 2006. As BIM emerged, he has fully engaged in Virtual Design and Construction. As Director of VDC, Benjamin has overseen implementation of VDC for over 300 projects, representing various divisions of the Yates Companies, including Spectrum Capital (Owner Developer) he has implemented BIM and Lean as an Owner, Designer, Construction Manager, General Contractor, and as Trade Contractors. He has had significant influence in his companies Lean journey, and is currently the Yates Companies Ingenuity Champion.