High Rise

Hawthorne Plaza Renovation – 75 Hawthorne

Timeframe: 8/1/2013 – 12/15/2015

Project Volume ($): 50M

Size (sf): 100M

Location: San Francisco, CA

Project Details: Renovation of High Rise using lean strategies and processes. Lead an onsite team in the integrative use of reducing a complex schedule into manageable milestone tasks. Consulted on the delivery of the cash flows and monthly deliverables and identification of risk areas and the development of mitigation measures as they applied.

LEED Platinum

LinkedIn Building – 222 Second Street

Timeframe: 8/1/2013 – 7/15/2015

Project Volume ($): 129M

Size (sf): 523K

Location: San Francisco, CA

Project Details: Lean Processes and generous use of schedule visualizalization used to facilitate the build and communicate of the build, potential constraints and work arounds for the timely delivery of a 26-story high-rise. Produced monthly cash flows and risk assessments. Consulted on mitigation measures and next steps.


Kimpton Sawyer Mixed Use Building – Sacramento, CA

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Janie Winning, MDR

Owner / CEO of Winning CM Strategies
MC3 — Certified Mediator

Janie Winning, CEO of Winning CM Strategies, has over 30 years of experience within the Department of Defense and Construction Industries. She provides executive advisement and project-neutral services in the construction industry. She is successful in facilitating a collaborative approach to scheduling, strategic planning, and claims avoidance on mega-construction programs.

Ms. Winning supports Programs and Project Teams as they integrate dispute resolution practices into construction workflows, processes, and contracting agreements. She is an expert at harnessing collective intelligence in collaborative settings and driving toward continuous improvement. Ms. Winning is a Mediator / Arbitrator Panelist for the AAA. 

On the weekends, Ms. Winning loves hiking in National and State Parks, cooking and making memories with family and friends. 


SB (micro), SB-PW, WBENC, WOSB

Mediator/Arbitrator AAA Panelist – Construction Division

Early Dispute Resolution, Early Dispute Resolution Institute (2021)

Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), A&P, 2023

MC3 – Certified Mediator

Restorative Justice Circles

Restorative Justice Conferencing

Mediation and Advanced Mediation Training – Ken Cloke

Primavera Enterprise Specialist (Advanced) 


Masters of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University MDR 2021

Business Administration (Emphasis: Finance, Marketing) B.A. 1990 Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio


Secretary of the Executive Board for MC3

American Bar Association: Construction / Dispute Resolution Forums

Sacramento Bar Association: Construction / Dispute Resolution Forums

Mediate.com – Premium Mediator

Project Management Institute – Silicon Valley Chapter