A healthcare architect and principal with Boulder Associates Architects, Romano Nickerson is a passionate advocate for Lean design and project management. He created and leads BA Science, a lean consulting group within Boulder Associates with a focus on continuous improvement for healthcare organizations and design integration for capital project delivery. He has worked with numerous healthcare clients around the country, as well as select Fortune 500 companies including Walt Disney Imagineering and Google.

Romano enjoys being an evangelist for lean thinking so has presented at the Lean Construction Institute’s annual Congress, the Lean Design Forum, the Associated General Contractors of America Lean Forum, the Design Build Institute of America, the Construction Owner’s Association of America, the American Institute of Architects, the Planetree National Convention, and at local Community of Practice (CoP) meetings of LCI across the country. He has also presented internationally in Estonia, China, and Greece.

Romano loves swimming and playing LEGOS with his son, working on his Atomic Ranch home with his wife, and recently completed work on a pirate ship play structure in his backyard.