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Matthew Reel

LEED AP | Regional Director

  • Los Angeles

As Regional Director, Matthew provides comprehensive leadership in construction, including oversight in estimating, project management, field operations, finance, and ongoing business development. 

Personal Bio

As Regional Director, Matthew provides comprehensive leadership in construction, including oversight in estimating, project management, field operations, finance, and business development. Matthew is the primary leader and individual responsible for the operations of Abbott Construction's regional office in Los Angeles, California.

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction Management from Purdue University, an Associate Constructor Certification from the American Institute of Contractors, and over 15 years of construction industry experience, Matthew has worked with a broad range of clients including Adventist Health, California Institute of Technology, County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works, County of San Bernardino Department of Public Works, First Bank, Hotel Figueroa, Dignity Health, Huntington Memorial Hospital, University of California Irvine, University of California Los Angeles, Vulcan Real Estate, and others.

Matthew’s expertise includes complex commercial, university, and OSHPD hospital construction in both public and private sectors, with an extensive background in Design-Build, Design-Assist, and traditional delivery methods. Matthew has experience in General Contracting, Construction Management, Consulting, and Owner's Representative roles for a variety of projects ranging from new construction to sensitive occupied remodels.

As a LEED Accredited Professional, Matthew also provides leadership on sustainable construction insight and solutions. Examples of his work with LEED projects include the LEED Gold Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at California Institute of Technology, the LEED Silver Arcadia Mental Health Center for the County of Los Angeles, the LEED Gold Sheila Kuehl Family Wellness Center for the County of Los Angeles, and the LEED Certified Re-entry Opportunity Center for the County of Los Angeles.

Matthew is also a member of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Construction Leadership Council, and is part of the governing committee for Abbott’s Corporate Safety Leadership Board. Outside of work, Matthew is an avid ice hockey player and enjoys spending time outdoors. He and his wife Krista reside in Pasadena, California.

I've been involved with over 20 construction projects during my 34 years in Healthcare Administration. My experience with the Abbott Construction team has been the best by far.
Barbara Flack, Director - Legacy Primary Care Clinics