Senior Project Manager at B.I.G., Inc.
Gran has a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and over eleven years’ experience applying information technology to design, construction, and facility management. Gran has served on multiple B.I.G. e-Builder implementation teams. She has assisted in every aspect of implementation from documenting and analyzing business process requirements to configuration and providing quality assurance of configurations. She facilitates user acceptance tests, develops user manuals, and provides end-user training and support.
Prior to joining B.I.G., Gran was a Research Civil Engineer at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) in Champaign, IL, where she worked on the design and implementation of the Construction to Operations Building Information Exchange (COBie) Standard, which is now part of the National BIM Standard – United States. COBie focuses on delivering asset data needed by facility managers. She also developed techniques for testing software compliance with the COBie Standard and provided feedback and support to vendors.