Bill Blankenship Earns National Design-Build Certification


Blankenship Joins a Growing Industry of

Design-Build Professionals Redefining

How America Builds


Bill Blankenship, VP of Operations with J.W. Fowler has successfully completed the Design-Build Institute of America’s comprehensive education, training, and certification testing program to achieve the design-build industry’s designation as a nationally certified Associate Design-Build Professional®.

With nearly 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Bill brings extensive knowledge that assures the highest priority of attention and commitment is granted from contract administration through project management.

DBIA Certification is the nation’s only measurable standard of an individual’s knowledge of the Design-Build Done Right® principles vital to successful project delivery. By completing these requirements, which touch on all aspects of design-build, candidates earn the right to display “Assoc. DBIA” after their names, identifying them as experienced design-build professionals.

“DBIA’s Designated Design-Build Professional® certification program has grown exponentially over the years mirroring the growth of the entire design-build industry. In fact, many public and private owner solicitations now expressly encourage the inclusion of team members with DBIA® Certification in their expanding number of design-build projects. DBIA is proud to offer the industry’s gold standard in education and to continue to certify record numbers of dedicated design-build professionals each year.” …Lisa Washington, DBIA Executive Director/CEO

DBIA offers certification in design-build project delivery to:

  • Owners
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • General contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Project managers
  • Legal professionals
  • Academics

Three to six years of substantial design and construction experience is an additional prerequisite for Designated Associate Design-Build Professional™ certification.  Maintaining the credential requires a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education credit every two years.



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