Academic Credentials
  • B.S., Apparel, Housing, & Resource Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ, 2006
Licenses & Certifications
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) (VA)
Professional Affiliations
  • Member of CMAA (Construction Management Association of America)
  • Member of AACE-I (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International)

Mr. Lackey advises clients on a range of topics including project controls (schedule and costs), change management, risk planning and management, and process improvement.  He has 10 years of experience in commercial construction, working as both a general contractor and a subcontractor. 

Mr. Lackey's area of expertise includes operations, safety, quality control and assurance, and pre-construction activities.  More Specifically, Mr. Lackey's operations experience relates to project management, logistics, baseline schedule preparation and maintenance, recovery and acceleration schedule preparation and maintenance, and change management. His experience in preconstruction activities includes conceptual budgeting, scope development, estimating, vendor selection, contract negotiation, contract management, and value engineering.

In addition to his experience, Mr. Lackey also has a positive reputation within the construction industry for his dispute resolution and problem solving skills. 

Prior to joining Exponent, Mr. Lackey worked for two commercial construction companies, both of which are perennial ENR top twenty firms.  He has filled roles as a field engineer/surveyor, estimator, project manager, and superintendent, while working on a variety of projects, ranging from office tenant fit-outs to the construction of professional sports arenas.  During his career in the field, Mr. Lackey proved to be highly adaptable to change and was used in many capacities on a diverse array of project types.