Pankow Builders Announce JR Gunter as Corporate Senior Lean Manager

Pankow Builders, Oakland, San Francisco, Northern California

Oakland, California, February 11, 2015 – Pankow is pleased to announce the promotion of JR Gunter as Corporate Senior Lean Manager for Pankow Builders.

Gunter, JRSince joining the Pankow team in April of last year, JR has played a critical role leading Pankow towards the achievement of our Lean goals. Initially, JR focused on working with the Northern California region including the San Francisco Veterans War Memorial and 1321 Mission project teams to help identify Lean strategies and efficiencies. His expanded corporate role will allow him to spend time leading our Southern California and Hawaii teams as we advance and embrace Lean tools and concepts, such as Last Planner and Pull Scheduling. As we build a Lean culture to see waste, eliminate waste and continuously improve to create value, JR’s leadership will be instrumental in achieving our Lean goals.

About Pankow
Since 1963, Pankow has benefited clients through creative problem-solving, engineering expertise and construction innovation. Pioneers of design-build and integrated project delivery, we provide design-build, design-assist, general contracting and tenant improvement services. We specialize in complex projects and work in occupied facilities on a diverse range of markets and building types. We add value to project teams with our expertise in design management, LEED design and construction, Building Information Modeling and Lean Construction practices and commitment to quality, zero incidents and exceptional client service. Pankow has over half a century of continuous presence in Pasadena, San Francisco, Oakland and Honolulu. For more information, please visit our website at

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