NEO Chapter
Founding Partner

Cleveland Clinic was at the forefront of modern medicine when its founders opened it as a multi-specialty group practice in 1921. In its first century, Cleveland Clinic has introduced many medical firsts, opened facilities around the world and is proud to be ranked among the top hospitals in the country. Now, 100 years later, the vision of the founders remains Cleveland Clinic’s mission: caring for life, researching for health, and educating those who serve.

Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44195

Partner Contact

Pen Wolf

Early in his career Pen recognized that projects with strong relationships between stakeholders were distinguished by more reliable outcomes, higher customer satisfaction, less conflict and were far more personally rewarding. However many in the AEC industry didn’t have the same view. When presented with the opportunity to move from construction management to owner representation, to Director of Construction a position where he could have more influence over how projects were managed. Almost 20 years on Pen has represented Cleveland Clinic on dozens of capital projects totaling several billion dollars, including the Miller Pavilion, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Health Education Campus, and several others. He has been a key player in developing the way Cleveland Clinic delivers capital projects; Owner lead, high performance teams characterized by respect, trust, transparency around a shared mission.

Pen is a Civil Engineer by education, a project manager by profession and a collaborator by nature. He is active in the Construction Owner’s Association of America, Lean Construction Institute and COGENCE Alliance.

Team Development

  • Neutral team facilitation
  • Team Selection
  • Team Organization
  • Team Communication Methods
  • Behavior analysis
  • Cost Control


  • Last Planner
  • Design Assist
  • Colocation – Construction
  • Colocation – Design
  • Pull Planning


  • Shared risk reward
  • Multi-party agreements
  • Tri-party agreements
  • Charter agreements
  • Design-build
  • Transparent Financial Model