Lloyd Rankin, PMP, President and Founder of Group ASI and Ascension Systems, the AWP & WFP Experts

Lloyd Rankin

Lloyd Rankin, Project Management Professional, is the president of Ascension Systems (Group ASI), the world’s leading Advanced Work Packaging and WorkFace Planning (AWP & WFP) Implementation Support Services Company. Lloyd was the principle researcher in the development of the Construction Owners Association of Alberta’s (COAA) WFP model was a member of the international committee responsible for development of AWP. 

Glen Warren, former VP of Ledcor, AWP & WFP specialist and trainer with Group ASI, the AWP & WFP Experts

Glen Warren

Glen Warren, former Vice President of Major Projects for Ledcor Group, is a professional engineer with 45 years of international experience in all aspects of construction, including front-end involvement on four major projects. Glen currently co-chairs the COAA WFP Committee and represents COAA on the Construction Industry Institute (CII) joint committee, focused on engineering and construction alignment.

Marty Schmidt, journeyman and international WFP expert, AWP & WFP specialist and trainer with Group ASI, the AWP & WFP Experts

Marty Schmidt

Marty Schmidt is a C.E.T., NCSO, International Red Seal Journeyman Boilermaker, construction planning expert and nationally-recognized WFP specialist. His background includes roles in project planning and management, safety and WFP. Marty has been involved in WFP since its inception, helping some of the largest owner companies develop and test various aspects of WFP systems from start to finish on major projects. He currently develops and delivers AWP & WFP training courses.

Bill McSherry, Director and CFO of Group ASI, the AWP & WFP Experts

William J. McSherry

Bill McSherry is Director and Chief Financial Officer of Group ASI. Bill’s career has spanned over forty years, with extensive experience in financial and executive management and engineering. Most recently, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Common Point, Inc. which developed the first WorkFace Planning software package. In his early business career, Bill was a construction industry specialist with Coopers and Lybrand (now Price Waterhouse Cooper). Additionally, Bill has served on the boards of a number of high tech start-up companies.