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Jacob Swanson

Project Manager

  • Seattle

Jacob's selfless, highly focused, and results-oriented approach makes him valuable to any team-building enterprise.

Personal Bio

As Project Manager at Abbott Construction, Jacob is responsible for leading overall execution of projects, providing clear and consistent flow of information and actions, and managing risk specific to each project. With 10 years of construction experience, he has proven the ability to guide and collaborate productively with design teams and owners. His selfless, highly focused, and results-oriented approach makes him valuable to any team-building enterprise.

With a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from the University of Washington, Jacob joined Abbott after working for a local civil contractor and commercial builder/developer for several years. Jacob’s work portfolio covers a variety of market sectors, including civil, landscape, parks and recreation, sports, non-profit, retail, banking, hospitality, warehouse/industrial, office, mixed used, and healthcare.

His broad background is comprised of shell and core construction, occupied and non-occupied renovations, new additions, and expansions. Jacob has had the privilege of working with various clients such as American Life Inc., Whole Foods Market, Wells Fargo, Bartell Drugs, Westin Hotels and Resorts, UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital, Swedish Hospital, and MultiCare Health System.

Outside of work, Jacob enjoys exploring the outdoors by road biking, hiking and mountaineering, snowboarding, golfing, and boating with family and friends.

Abbott's work was performed on-time, on-budget and ultimately resulted in a world-class facility not only for the making of whiskey, but also sharing the whiskey making process with our customers.
Emerson Lamb, President - Westland Distillery