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Ellen Lucas

Estimator

  • Seattle

Ellen's communication style is collaborative and open book, and she utilizes longstanding relationships with subcontractors to make certain estimates turnaround in a timely fashion. 

Personal Bio

As Estimator at Abbott Construction, Ellen provides highly detailed estimates with compressed timelines that adheres to the client’s budget. With 15 years’ experience both in the field as a Project Manager and Estimator, Ellen helps clients develop practical value engineering options. Her communication style is collaborative and open book, and she utilizes longstanding relationships with subcontractors to make certain estimates turnaround in a timely fashion. 

Ellen graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Brown University. She worked for both large and small general contractors, including Howard S. Wright (a Balfour Beatty Company), Lease Crutcher Lewis and Schuchart Dow. She has had the opportunity to work with clients such as Four Seasons (Seattle), Adelaide Tower (Toronto), Amazon and Microsoft.

Outside of work, you can find Ellen flying kites with her nieces or at a funk and blues concert. She is learning to play the trombone, so she can lead her own second line parade through New Orleans French Quarter on her next big birthday.

We have been most satisfied with the outstanding performance of Abbott and consider them a valued member of our development team.
Charles E. Hart, Executive Vice President - TRF Pacific, Inc.