2018 COAA Fall Owners Leadership Conference | Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines | La Jolla, CA | November 14-16, 2018
Jack Mumma, Michigan State University
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Jack Mumma is Construction Contract Administrator at Michigan State University. Jack is responsible for procurement, accounting, and budget monitoring for almost all major capital construction projects at MSU. He was also the project executive for implementation of the university’s project management software, and is part of the team that works to improve the process of delivering design and construction to MSU. A graduate of DePaul College of Law and St. Mary’s of the Barrens, Jack is adjunct faculty to MSU’s School of Planning, Design, and Construction. He also holds the CM-Lean designation from AGC, one of the first owners to earn this distinction. Jack is a past president and former Board Member of Construction Owners Association of America (COAA), and continues to serve on a number of committees for the organization, including chairing the COAA Peer Review Committee. While president of that organization, he was part of the negotiation of COAA's entry into ConsensusDOCS. Jack lead MSU’s efforts to implement an Integrated Project Delivery agreement for a $14m food service project, which was the first IPD project at public university. He is a former contracting officer with the Office of Naval Research. Jack is married to Jean, and they have 2 children.