Dispute Resolution SOCOTEC

Johnny HOLSTEAD

Johnny HOLSTEAD

Dispute Resolution & Project Advisory Expert

Johnny HOLSTEAD

ABOUT

John Holstead has over 30 years of construction industry experience with specialization in scheduling, estimating, and project controls. His focus relies heavily on construction management, critical path method (CPM) scheduling, schedule maintenance/integration, project cost reporting, and cost impact and earned value analysis on complex and large-scale projects. Mr. Holstead’s experience includes numerous nationwide assignments in the commercial, transportation, infrastructure, heavy civil, and residential sectors. Mr.Holstead’s experience also includes negotiation of contracts, zoning and entitlement, and the design process of facilities.

 

Mr. Holstead has provided expert testimony on numerous construction-related matters. He has served in numerous leadership roles as Managing Director, Vice President, Senior Project Manager, Senior Scheduler managing day-to-day operations and numerous staff members for companies such as Austin Commercial, JPI, Erickson RetirementCommunities, Landis Construction, and Flex. Mr. Holsteadholds a Bachelor of Science in Construction from theUniversity of Louisiana-Monroe, and a Master of Science in construction Management from Texas A&M University.

ABOUT

John Holstead has over 30 years of construction industry experience with specialization in scheduling, estimating, and project controls. His focus relies heavily on construction management, critical path method (CPM) scheduling, schedule maintenance/integration, project cost reporting, and cost impact and earned value analysis on complex and large-scale projects. Mr. Holstead’s experience includes numerous nationwide assignments in the commercial, transportation, infrastructure, heavy civil, and residential sectors. Mr.Holstead’s experience also includes negotiation of contracts, zoning and entitlement, and the design process of facilities.

 

Mr. Holstead has provided expert testimony on numerous construction-related matters. He has served in numerous leadership roles as Managing Director, Vice President, Senior Project Manager, Senior Scheduler managing day-to-day operations and numerous staff members for companies such as Austin Commercial, JPI, Erickson RetirementCommunities, Landis Construction, and Flex. Mr. Holsteadholds a Bachelor of Science in Construction from theUniversity of Louisiana-Monroe, and a Master of Science in construction Management from Texas A&M University.

Professional Experience & Qualifications

3 YEARS WITH FIRM | 30+ YEARS IN INDUSTRY

SOCOTEC
2022 – Present | Managing Director

Synergen Consulting International, LLC - a SOCOTEC Company
2019 – 2021 | Managing Director

McCullough & Associates
2009-2019

Erickson Retirement Communities
2004-2009

Austin Commercial, Inc.
2003-2004

Flextronics Network Services
2001-2003

JPI
1995-2001

Northlake Community College
1992-1997

Austin Commercial, Inc.
1990-1995

Landis & James Construction, Inc.
1988-1990

The Heme Consultants
1987-1988

Bandas Industries
1986-1987

Landis Construction Co., Inc.
1984-1985

  • Master of Science in Construction Management – Texas A&M University -1986
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Science – University of Louisiana-Monroe – 1983

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Project Advisory
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Preparation & Evaluation of Claims
  • Claim Management
  • Construction & Project Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Project Controls
  • Schedule Preparation & Maintenance
  • Scheduling & Delay Analysis
  • Critical Path Method (CPM) Analysis
  • Schedule Preparation & Maintenance
  • Acceleration / Disruption Analysis
  • Productivity Analysis
  • Cost Analysis and Reporting
  • Cost Estimation / Cost Impact / Earned Value
  • Change Management
  • Engineering / Procurement / Construction
  • Damages Quantification
  • Expert Report Writing

  • State Courts
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA)

  • State of Florida – Certified General Contractor (Expired)
  • State of Arizona – Certified General Contractor (Expired)
  • State of Oregon – Certified General Contractor (Expired)

  • CEF Supervisory Training Program – 1994-1996
    • ABC
  • Construction Cost Accounting – 1998-2001
    • JPI University
  • Construction Cost Control – 1998-2001
    • JPI University
  • Construction Scheduling – 1998-2001
    • JPI University
  • Managing Project Schedules and Delays – 2009
    • ASPE
    • DBIA
  • P6 Scheduling – USACE Mods & Delay Analysis Requirements – 2011
    • Harrison, Walker & Harper
  • Maintaining Schedules – Identifying & Documenting Delays – 2014
    • allas Builders Association
    • BBL Builders
  • Maintaining Schedules – Identifying & Documenting Delays – 2015
    • KWA Construction
  • Maintaining Schedules – 2015
    • Lennar Multifamily
  • Lunch & Learn – 2016
    • Gerstle, Minissale & Snelson
  • CPM Scheduling Techniques & Practices – 2018
    • Core Construction
    • Structure Tone Southwest
    • Shreveland Constructors
  • CPM Scheduling Techniques & Practices – 2019
    • Osburn Construction
  • P6 Training – Logic & Cost Loading – 2019
    • Howard W. Pence
  • LMC Corporate Scheduling Protocol – 2019
    • Lennar Multifamily

Expert Accordion Background

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS CONSTRUCTION

Commercial

  • Advanced Micro Devices - Austin, Texas
  • Dallas Convention Center Expansion - Dallas, Texas
  • EDS Headquarters - Plano, Texas
  • Exxon Headquarters - Irving, Texas
  • Federal Reserve Bank - Dallas, Texas
  • IBM Consolidation - Austin, Texas
  • Jax Brewery -Renovation - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Oryx - Dallas, Texas
  • Texas Medical Association Office Building - Austin, Texas
  • Twin Star - Richardson, Texas

Cultural / Entertainment / Sports

  • 1984 Louisiana World’s Fair - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Tulane Athletic Facility - New Orleans, Louisiana

Healthcare

  • Northshore Regional Medical Facility - Slidell, Louisiana
  • Presbyterian Hospital - Dallas, Texas

Hospitality

  • Crowne Plaza - New Orleans, Louisiana

Infrastructure

  • AT&T 3G Upgrade - Various Locations
  • AT&T Microwave Backhaul - Dallas, Texas

Institutional

  • Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Alberti Unit - Palestine, Texas

Multi-Family

  • Multiple Multifamily Projects - Nationwide

Senior Living

  • Erickson at Surprise - Surprise, Arizona
  • Highland Spring - Dallas, Texas

Transportation

  • DFW Airport Terminal D - Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas
  • DFW Airport -Central Utilities Plant Upgrade - Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas
  • New Orleans International Airport Parking Facility - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Regional Transit Authority Maintenance Barn - New Orleans, Louisiana

 

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS SCHEDULING

Commercial

  • Frost Tower  - Dallas, Texas
  • Harwood #10 - Dallas, Texas
  • Harwood #12 - Dallas, Texas
  • Multiple Distribution Centers - Nationwide
  • R-21 Rolex Building - Dallas, Texas

Condominiums

  • 1100 Ballpark Village - St. Louis, Missouri
  • Bleu Ciel - Dallas, Texas

Educational

  • Manufacturing/Technology Lab - Dallas, Texas
  • UTA College Park Residences - Arlington, Texas

Healthcare

  • Cherokee Nation Outpatient Health Center - Tahlequah, Oklahoma
  • Energy Center Upgrade - Dallas, Texas
  • Long Term Spinal and Mental Health Care - Dallas, Texas
  • Sierra Nevada VA Medical Center - Reno, Nevada

Hospitality

  • Hilton Anatole - Dallas, Texas 
  • Hyatt Hotel - Greater Orlando Airport - Orlando, Florida
  • Sirata Beach Resort - St. Pete Beach, Florida

Infrastructure / Public Works

  • Dubuque Water Pollution Control Plant - Dubuque, Iowa
  • FM 455 Reconstruction - Melissa, Texas
  • Highway 31 Improvements - Corsicana, Texas
  • Pecan Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project - Gainesville, Texas
  • SH121 Widening - Collin City, Texas
  • US Highway 287 - Waxahachie, Texas

Institutional

  • Dyess AFB Flight Simulator - Abilene, Texas
  • Ft. Sam Houston – Misc. Buildings - San Antonio, Texas
  • Ft. Wolters Building Renovation - Ft. Wolters, Texas
  • Grand Prairie Courthouse - Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Tornillo -Guadalupe Port of Entry - Tornillo, Texas
  • U.S. Point of Entry - Various Locations

Multi-Family

  • 1900 Cedar Springs - Dallas, Texas
  • Lincoln Knox - Dallas, Texas
  • Multiple Multifamily Projects - Nationwide

Transportation

  • DFW Terminal Renewal & Improvement Project - Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas
  • Dyess AFB Hangar - Abilene, Texas

 

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS CLAIMS

Commercial

  • Benedict’s Restaurant - Plano, Texas

Condominiums

  • Barton Place Condominiums - Austin, Texas
  • River Oaks - Houston, Texas
  • Waters’ Edge Condominiums - Rockwall, Texas

Cultural / Entertainment / Sports

  • Friendship West Baptist - Dallas, Texas
  • Park Cities Baptist Church - Dallas, Texas
  • Shangri -La Botanical Garden - Orange, Texas

Educational

  • Booker T. Washington High School - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Chariton High School - Chariton, Iowa
  • Collin College - McKinney, Texas
  • St. Ambrose University - Davenport, Iowa
  • Stillwater Student Housing - Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • UTA College Park Residences - Arlington, Texas

Energy / Power

  • Mehoopany Wind Farm - Mehoopany, Pennsylvania

Healthcare

  • Barksdale AFB Dental Clinic - Barksdale AFB, Louisiana
  • Lackland Ambulatory Care Center - San Antonio, Texas
  • Regan Hospital - Big Lake, Texas
  • UTMB - Galveston, Texas
  • VA Specialty Care Clinic - Amarillo, Texas

Hospitality

  • Best Western Abilene - Abilene, Texas
  • Marriot Courtyard - San Antonio, Texas
  • San Antonio Hotel and Convention Center - San Antonio, Texas
  • Settles Hotel Renovation - Big Spring, Texas
  • Westin Hotel and Convention Center - McKinney, Texas
  • Wyndham Garden River North - San Antonio, Texas

Infrastructure / Public Works

  • Bayou Dupre - Violet, Louisiana
  • Bray’s Bayou/Port of Houston - Houston, Texas
  • Bulverde Road Expansion - San Antonio, Texas
  • Cypress Water Treatment Plant - Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Distribution System Replacement - Del Rio, Texas
  • Dubuque Water Pollution Plant - Dubuque, Iowa
  • Lockport Project - Lockport, Illinois
  • San Jacinto Plaza - El Paso, Texas
  • Switchgear Replacement - Andersen AFB, Guam
  • US Hwy 287 - Waxahachie, Texas

Institutional

  • Airman Training Complex - Lackland AFB, Texas
  • Ankeny Police Headquarters - Ankeny, Iowa
  • Barksdale AFB Office Renovation - Barksdale AFB, Louisiana
  • Barracks Building 1727 Renovation - Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Boerne Police and Municipal Complex - Corpus Christi, Texas
  • BWXT Pantex Plant - Pampa, Texas
  • City of Portland Police Station - Portland, Texas
  • Lackland Dining Facility - San Antonio, Texas
  • Radiological Laboratory/Utility/Office - Los Alamos, Texas
  • Red River Army Depot - Hooks, Texas
  • Shreveport Job Corps - Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Task Order 1 - Fort Gordon, Georgia
  • Tornillo -Guadalupe Land Port of Entry - Tornillo, Texas
  • Weapons Load Training Facility - Barksdale AFB, Louisiana
  • WIT Administration & Operations Facility - Ft. Sam Houston, Texas
  • WIT Barracks - Various Locations

Mixed-Use

  • UNT Union Renovation & Additions - Denton, Texas

Multi-Family

  • 1400 Belleview - Dallas, Texas
  • 2800 Weslayan - Houston, Texas
  • Lakeside Apartment Complex - Slidell, Louisiana
  • Multiple Multifamily, Icon vs. Dale - Houston, Orange & Port Arthur, Texas
  • Mustang Station - Farmer’s Branch, Texas
  • One Cardinal Way - St. Louis, Missouri 
  • Onix Apartments - El Paso, Texas
  • Preston Hollow Village - Dallas, Texas
  • Renaissance Apartments - Lubbock, Texas
  • Sunrise at Atascocita - Humble, Texas
  • The Broadway at Carrollton Square - Carrollton, Texas
  • Tyson Lumen Apartment Homes - Tysons, Virginia
  • Waters at Willow Run - Austin, Texas
  • Westridge Apartments - Frisco, Texas

Pipeline

  • Airfield Pavement Replacement - Ft. Worth NAS, TX

Senior Living

  • Assisted Living Centers - Amarillo and Cleburne, Texas
  • CC Young Memorial Home - Dallas, Texas
  • Eden Hill - New Braunfels, Texas
  • Iowa Veteran’s Home - Marshalltown, Iowa
  • Tribute at Prosper - Prosper, Texas

Transportation

  • Airfield Pavement Replacement - Ft. Worth NAS, Texas
  • Alliance Airport Pavement Repair - Fort Worth, Texas
  • Bulk Fuel Storage and Dispensing System - Addison, Texas
  • Johnston County Bridge – SH99 - Johnston City, Oklahoma
  • Wichita Falls Regional – Taxiway C Rehab - Wichita Falls, Texas

 

 

TESTIMONY EXPERIENCE

  • Airman Training Complex – Lackland AFB, Texas - Mediation
  • Barksdale AFB Office Renovation – Barksdale AFB, Louisiana - Deposition
  • Bray’s Bayou/Port of Houston – Houston, Texas - Deposition and Trial/Arbitration
  • BWXT Pantex Plant – Pampa, Texas - Mediation
  • Canterbury Cove, LLC v. THB Construction, LLC, et al – Dallas, Texas - Trial
  • City of Portland Police Station – Portland, Texas - Trial/Arbitration
  • Gas Compressor Projects – Howard/Glasscock City, Texas -  Deposition
  • Highlands Village Senior Living – Mansfield, Texas - Deposition
  • Hooks Wastewater Treatment Plant – Hooks, Texas -  Trial/Arbitration
  • Hotel Paseo Del Norte – El Paso, Texas - Deposition and Trial/Arbitration
  • Lakeside Apartment Complex – Slidell, Louisiana - Deposition
  • Little Gems Montessori – McKinney, Texas - Trial/Arbitration
  • Preston Hollow Village – Dallas, Texas - Deposition and Trial/Arbitration
  • Red River Army Depot – Hooks, Texas - Mediation
  • Regan Hospital – Big Lake, Texas - Mediation
  • San Antonio Wholesale Produce Market – San Antonio, Texas - Deposition
  • Stillwater Student Housing – Stillwater, Oklahoma - Deposition
  • Sunnyvale Retail – Sunnyvale, Texas - Trial/Arbitration
  • UNT Union Renovation & Additions – Denton, Texas - Mediation
  • Waters at Willow Run – Austin, Texas - Deposition and Trial/Arbitration
  • WIT Administration & Operations Facility – Ft. Sam Houston, Texas - Mediation
  • Wyndham Garden River North – San Antonio, Texas - Deposition and Trial/Arbitratrion

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