Dave Kievet

Chief Operating Officer

As chief operating officer, Dave Kievet is responsible for providing corporate direction to all operating groups including offices in Northeast Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Madison, Cloquet, Rochester, Chicago, Oklahoma City, Sacramento, San Francisco and Detroit. He also oversees Boldt Technical Services.

Dave has spent the last 20 years actively working on the development, implementation and integration of Lean concepts for project delivery as well as innovative contracting strategies. Most recently, Dave served as divisional president for western and southern operations, establishing and expanding operations within California, Oklahoma, Michigan and adjoining markets as well as implementing Integrated Lean Project Delivery® (ILPD) throughout the United States and Canada. With over 32 years of construction experience, Dave has a deep knowledge all market sectors ranging from healthcare to heavy industrial.

Dave holds a B.S. in construction administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is actively involved in several national and international professional construction organizations and associations.


Dave provides thought leadership in these areas:

Healthcare Industry

Dave has been involved with healthcare projects ranging from the very small to greater than $1 billion in construction value. His depth of understanding of the healthcare industry, combined with intimate hands-on experience in design and construction, enables Dave to skillfully lead teams through all project phases. And his passion for innovation inspires breakthrough results that allow customers to provide higher levels of patient care at a lower cost.

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Integrated Lean Project Delivery

Throughout his career, Dave has held both field and management positions across every market sector. He has worked on some of the most complex projects ever undertaken by The Boldt Company, developing ways to implement and integrate Lean methods throughout all phases of the construction process. His amassed knowledge in IPD contract negotiations and Lean helped pioneer Boldt’s proprietary Integrated Lean Project Delivery® (ILPD) method. Today, he is a distinguished and respected thought leader on the subject.

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