Professional Details

Janie Winning
Practitioner MediatorPractitioner Mediator

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9749 Fall Valley Way
Sacramento, CA 95829
Fax: 9165092291


Description of Practice

Winning CM Strategies, LLC provides mediation services for the interdisciplinary teams and processes related to the Design and Construction of complex programs and project deliveries. WCMS focuses on early preventive techniques, mitigation, negotiations, and settlements all focused on fostering the maintenance of future relationships. The goal is the management and communication of exposure and risk of all parties.

Professional Background

Janie Winning spent the first twelve years working for defense contractors for the United States Air Force, successfully facilitating collaborative thought through process improvement programs to help save Air Logistic Commands from closure. Ms. Wining then moved over to the Construction Industry in 2002 and quickly began applying these skills to Turner Construction Northern California Builds; such as, Sacramento Airport Terminal B, SMUD Net Zero Campus, Bay Area Tech Company Builds, Levi's Stadium, 222 Mission and Golden 1 Center to name a few. Ms. Winning is currently the Scheduling & Controls Manager for the CDCR Construction Program. She uses her out of the box, early claims prevention techniques to guide projects with significant issues from filing disputes and claims. She has kept CDCR from spending significant amounts of tax payer's money paying for the defense of claims. Ms. Winning is formally trained in Negotiations and Alternative Dispute resolution out of the University of Pepperdine, School of Law Straus Institute. Winning CM Strategies, LLC (WCMS) facilitates a culture providing the “Right Knowledge at the Right Time”. WCMS provides key expertise in collaborative construction planning, time impact analysis, claims avoidance and mitigation strategies. Their expertise is unmatched in the ability to map processes for projects and facilitate conversations among project teams with the goal of managing and communicating exposure and risk. The work navigates interdisciplinary teams from design management through construction.


2017 to present: California Department of Correction - 328 hours 2019 to present: Stonecreek Engineering - 16 Hours


1990 Cederville University B.A Business Administration, Finance, Marketing. 2021 Pepperdine University Master Dispute Resolution


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2020-2021    University Of Pepperdine MDR Program    Misc Titles MDR program = 32 Unit Program
June 12-13,2021    International Institute of Restorative Practices    Restorative Practices and Using Circles = 10 hours


Facilitative Mediation - Pre-Meetings, Set the agenda, Joint Sessions (with breakout caucuses), follow-up caucus with final written agreements.



Areas of Practice

  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Construction (344 mediated)

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Facilitator
  • Collaborative Professional


Keith Beland Client Jeff Threet Client Dr. Joan Goldsmith Professor / mentor Peter Robinson Professor / Mentor

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.