Name: Kristopher M. Lengieza
Job Title: Construction model manager
Firm Name and Location: The Weitz Co., West Palm Beach, Fla.
Age: 29
Professional Credentials: LEED AP, CQM-C USACE
Education: BSCE, Lehigh University

Oversees BIM modeling, coordination, model take-off, logistics and schedule planning, facility management modeling, and project closeout. Introduced firm to holograms, laser scanning, and field integration technologies. Trains colleagues in BIM.

Works with firm’s project managers and project superintendents on preconstruction and preplanning in the hospitality, recreation, commercial, education, and government fields.

Firm’s first BIM project, Wellington (Fla.) Municipal Complex, saved more than $141,000—solidifying need for instituting BIM companywide.

Created firm’s BIM marketing campaign utilizing social media.

Joined firm in 2005 as project engineer for golf division. First project, the Bella Collina Clubhouse, Montverde, Fla., named Clubhouse of the Year by Golf Inc.

Committee member, Weitz Safety Committee; nominated to be committee’s next director.


Organized lunch-and-learn sessions with local AEC firms.

Volunteer for FirstTee, an after-school program that uses golf to help youth develop character-building skills. 

Off the Clock:

Favorite flick: the ultimate golf movie, “Caddyshack.”

Secret Life:

Completed Half-Ironman Triathlon in 2010.


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