Change Orders: The good, the Bad and the Ugly


Tue, October 26, 2021, 03:00 - 04:00


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Cost: Members: $95
Non-Members: $195

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US: 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
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About the Webinar

Although change orders are a natural component of construction projects, they carry potential risks that must be understood and mitigated.

Join this webinar to dive into best practices to ensure you and your team are being as effective as possible when changes are requested. Learn about what to watch out for so you and your team do not get caught in a situation that is not best for your company.

This session will focus on understanding and mitigating risk from a material supplier perspective, but all trades will find value in this presentation.


About the Speakers

Sam Smith, Regional Finance Manager, Crescent Electric Supply Company

 Sam Smith

Sam Smith is a Regional Finance Manager at Crescent Electric Supply Company in East Dubuque, Illinois. In this role, he works with one other Regional Finance Manager and a Corporate Finance Manager to monitor all credit activities companywide including training, credit establishment and collection, and credit process/program development. He supervises sixteen credit managers in his territory, which spans from Wilmington, NC to Kenai, AK. This territory consists of 142 branches and three different companies. He has over twenty years of credit experience; seventeen with Crescent and five with Honeywell International

Sam was raised on a dairy farm in southwest Wisconsin. He has been married to his wife, Karen, for twenty-eight years. They have two daughters, Ali (23) and Alayna (20). He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics. He has attended Credit Congress since 2007.



Randy Lindley, Bell Nunally & Martin LLP

Christopher Jameson

Randy Lindley represents clients in the areas of creditors’ rights and commercial litigation. He is skilled and experienced with post-judgment remedies; civil appeals; mechanic’s and materialman’s lien claims; construction litigation; landlord-tenant litigation; and foreclosures.

He has represented creditors in trials and appeals based on promissory notes; guarantees and unpaid accounts; and in sequestration actions to recover collateral. His representation often focuses on the payment of judgments through garnishments, turnover actions and judicial foreclosures. He also assists creditors in discovering assets via post-judgment depositions and on-line investigations. In addition, he frequently domesticates judgments from other states into Texas for enforcement purposes. He has significant experience defending creditors from FDCPA lawsuits and usury claims.

Randy is frequently engaged by clients in the construction and financial industries. His financial industry clients routinely seek his assistance concerning the collection of defaulted loans and the recovery and foreclosure of secured properties. In the construction industry, he represents contractors and suppliers in construction litigation, arbitration proceedings, and the perfection of lien and payment bond claims. Randy additionally counsels with credit managers regarding unpaid accounts, as well as credit policies and procedures.

Randy’s litigation experience is extensive; he has litigated numerous breach of contract disputes, including recovering more than $1.7 million for a marketing company. He also has litigated several federal court lawsuits based on payment bond claims in excess of $1 million. Among his trial victories, he obtained a favorable jury verdict after a state court trial involving a real estate loan. He has also handled a number of disputes in arbitration. These include disputes involving stock purchase agreements and construction claims.


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