Our Team

 David Umstot Inside Portrait    

David Umstot, PE, CEM

David Umstot is the President of Umstot Project and Facilities Solutions, LLC.  He is a California-registered Professional Civil Engineer with more than 30 years of leadership experience in private sector and public agency construction program management and facilities management.  He has delivered more than $2 Billion in construction of higher education, K-12, healthcare and other industrial facilities.  He has been responsible for facilities management of a total of more than 17 million square feet of educational facilities.  He is recognized as a leader in California and nationally for his innovative project delivery management, lean enterprise, sustainability, and facilities management practices.  David currently serves on the boards of the California Community College Facility Coalition, Center for Sustainable Energy, Design Build Institute of America Western Pacific Region, Lean Construction Institute San Diego Community of Practice, New School of Architecture + Design CM Advisory Board and San Diego State University College of Extended Studies Lean Enterprise Advisory Board.  He is a former instructor at the University of California San Diego Extension Facilities Management certificate program and a current associate faculty member in the College of Engineering Construction Engineering and Management graduate program at San Diego State University.


B.S., University of the Pacific - Stockton, California

Master of Engineering, Colorado School of Mines - Golden, Colorado

Professional Engineer (Civil) - California

Certified Energy Manager - Association of Energy Engineers



 Summer Umstot

Summer Umstot, FMP

Summer Umstot is co-founder and a Principal of Umstot Project and Facilities Solutions, LLC.  Growing up in a family interior design business using tools and learning from the craft, she has continued to develop a strong understanding of construction and facilities management including the application of Lean to both. She has provided Lean training and coaching facilitation to more than 30 project teams throughout the United States and Europe on projects totaling billions of dollars in constructed value.  


B.A., San Diego State University

San Diego State University College of Extended Studies - Professional Certificate in Lean Enterprise

University of California San Diego (UCSD) Extension – Professional Certificate in Facilities Management

International Facility Management Association (IFMA) – Facility Management Professional

Build It Green - Certified Green Building Professional




Paul Ebbs

Paul Ebbs is an advocate of lean construction, creativity, problem solving, innovation, low energy sustainable construction and facility management for the Architectural, Engineering, Construction and Operations (AECO) sector. He has 19 years industry experience in a range of healthcare, educational, residential and commercial projects. Roles included Mechanical Technician, General Operative, Finishing Foreman (including contractual closeout), Site/Project Manager and Low Energy Consultant (passive buildings). 

Paul returned to higher education in 2007 and holds a 1st Class Honours BSc in Construction Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Ireland. He began a masters by research in lean construction in the DIT in 2012 focusing on how to embed lean into the Irish AECO sector. During this time Paul co-founded DIT’s Construction Innovation Lab in 2013 and was a founding Core Group Member of the Lean Construction Institute Ireland Community of Practice (CoP) in 2014.  




Ed Johnson, LEED AP

Ed retired from California State University San Marcos as the Director of Maintenance, Sustainability and Utilities in 2014 after spending more than 33 years in higher education facilities and energy management roles at California State University San Marcos, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and UC Santa Barbara.  While at CSU San Marcos, the campus reduced electrical consumption by 40% per square foot, gas usage by 50% per square foot, and  water consumption by 11% while doubling the campus population and adding 3 ball fields. Ed was responsible for an annual budget of $7 million and a staff of 38 supporting more than 1 million square feet of facilities and 304 acres.  His team was responsible for maintenance, Facility Services projects, utilities management, Cal-OSHA compliance, environmental code compliance, sustainability and resource conservation, recycling, and the campus motor pool. Ed led the efforts for the first CSU campus to use monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx) and continuously commission all existing buildings.

Ed provides facilities management expertise, energy management, sustainability master planning, central plant operation, and commissioning expertise to our clients.


B.A. - University of California Santa Barbara

California Certified Energy Auditor

LEED Accredited Professional


 Bill Proctor

Bill Proctor

Bill has spent more than 40 years managing large projects in roles as Owner, Architect, General Contractor (for CM-at-Risk and Design-Build delivery), and as PM/CM-Owner/Agent.  He has been a national leader in project innovation and collaborative practices.  He was an early adaptor of Lean Project Management and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) methodology for publicly funded facility programs.

He served as the Federal Court’s Project Director for planning the fast-track delivery of the 10,000-bed, $6 billion California Prison Healthcare Receivership Program, the largest publicly funded Lean management program in the U.S. to date.  Strategies, methodologies, Lean tools and practices developed to address project and political challenges for that program serve as the basis for much of Lean project management practice today.

Bill is a skilled facilitator and coaching resource for organizational culture change and collaborative process development essential for successfully adapting to Lean-based project management approaches and to handling thorny project challenges.