AACE International is honored to be able to recognize all award winners at this year’s Conference & Expo. It is through such outstanding ability, service, and dedication displayed by our members that AACE International can continue to be the strong organization that it is. Our thanks go to you for the hard work, long hours, heartfelt involvement, and commitment to excellence that these awards symbolize. It is our great pleasure to share these awards with you and to acknowledge everything you have given to AACE. Congratulations!
AACE is pleased to recognize the following award winner:
John K. Hollmann, PE CCE CEP DRMP FAACE Hon. Life – Lifetime
The Lifetime Achievement Award was established by the AACE International Board of Directors in 2008 to recognize individuals who have served the Association on multiple occasions as an elected member of the Board of Directors or an active member of an Associate Board and has received any of the following: The Award of Merit, Brian D. Dunfield Educational Service Award, Charles V. Keane Distinguished Service Award, O.T. Zimmerman Founder’s Award, or the TCM Excellence Award. The individual must also have continued to serve the Association beyond receiving one or more of those awards.
John K. Hollmann, PE CCE CEP DRMP FAACE Hon. Life
– John joined AACE in 1986. He became a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) in 1994, a Certified Estimating Professional (CEP) in 2008, and a Decision & Risk Management Professional (DRMP) in 2013. Through his work on the task forces that developed both the CEP and DRMP certifications, he was grandfathered into both designations. John has been a frequent presenter of technical presentations at AACE’s Conferences and other events. He has also served as an instructor in a variety of continuing education courses. He was the principal author of the first edition of AACE’s 2006 landmark publication “The Total Cost Management Framework: An Integrated Approach to Portfolio, Program, and Project Management.” John authored the publication “Project Risk Quantification: A Practitioners Guide to Realistic Cost and Schedule Risk Management” in 2016. He has served the AACE in various roles including chairs of the Parametric Estimating Technical Subcommittee (1993-1996) and the Online Services Committee (1994-1996). He was elected to and served on AACE’s Board of Directors for one year (1996-1997) where he was instrumental in the reorganization of the Board to create three Associate Boards (Technical/Education/Certification). John was a member of the Technical Board for several years where he served as Director of Recommended Practices and Director of Total Cost Management. He is the Owner/Principal Consultant at Validation Estimating, LLC. John has previously been recognized by AACE with the Outstanding Technical Committee Chair Award (1994, 1996), the TCM Excellence Award (1995), O.T. Zimmerman Founder’s Award (2005), Fellow (2006), Award of Merit (2008), Technical Excellence (2010), and Honorary Life Membership (2011).