John R. Manning, PE, CCM, LEED AP (BD +C)

Principal and CEO, KMI International

John R. Manning is an author, public speaker and the CEO of KMI International, headquartered in Orlando, Florida. He was born and raised on a farm in Orange County, New York, and then traveled the world working in construction, and managing large construction projects. During that time, he rose through the ranks, recognized for his ability to lead.

His keen eye for solving complex issues in the construction process eventually led him to open a business (KMI International) that specializes in making projects successful. John holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, and a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and Construction Management from the University of Florida. He serves as a director on the national CMAA board.

John is the author of Prevent and Turn Around the Troubled Construction Project, and is a public speaker. He also provides expert testimony on a variety of construction and construction default related issues. His portfolio of experience includes management of the design and construction processes on a variety of projects including: resort hotels; parking structures; infrastructure; mixed-use; area development; aviation facilities; defense facilities; and condominium and office development.

He spends his free time with his family, competing in triathlons, sailing, and is always studying new ways to make construction projects run smoother, and finish successfully.

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