John W. Bale has a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Wyoming and an MBA from the University of South Carolina. Mr. Bale has filled numerous management roles including roles for the owner, design-builder and engineering consultant. He founded JWBale Inc. in 2015 after nearly 30 years in the engineering field. Mr. Bale has been associated with DBIA for over 15 years and has actively participated in DBIA committees since 2008. In 2012, Mr. Bale was asked to chair the Education Subcommittee as part of his Transportation Committee duties. Mr. Bale has been a primary author of a Transportation Chapter of the DBIA Manual of Practice and several technical educational programs DBIA uses to educate public and private clients. In 2014 he joined the DBIA Board. Mr. Bale is passionate about design-build and has a desire to help the industry continue to maximize benefits from design-build delivery.