Joe Donarumo serves Linbeck as Senior Superintendent where he has been able to develop and lead high-performing field teams across Linbeck’s Healthcare market group. Joe also serves Linbeck as their Director of Lean Application, ensuring that Linbeck's Lean processes are continuously improved and consistently practiced. Joe has a unique passion for Lean implementation, continuous improvement, and a ruthless pursuit of waste elimination within his projects, teams, and overall organization. Joe is also the Co-Author to The Lean Builder, a business fable written for field leaders and last planners to help them begin their Lean journey with respect to Lean implementation at the field level.

The Donarumo Family Meeting

The Power of Lean Tools at Home

As my family has grown, my wife and I have adapted some Lean Construction practices that have made managing our household and raising our children more efficient. Due to social distancing measures I’ve been home more often than usual, so I’ve had extra time to reflect on my own family’s journey with Lean— and why now, during the CoVID-19 pandemic, is the best time to “sharpen the axe” and improve some of our home’s Lean practices.