Laura Parker, CPE

Senior Pre-Construction Manager | Chief Estimator

Laura Parker has been in the construction industry for 40 years. Her primary focus is in estimating and pre-construction and construction management. She was certified as a Professional Estimator in 1980 by the American Society of Professional Estimators. Laura is experienced in all facets of construction performing duties such as site feasibility studies, preparation of all phases of estimates from conceptual through final bidding, and preliminary scheduling, among many others. Laura has served as chief estimator/construction manager on numerous multimillion dollar projects in a breadth of areas. Specializing in large, complex projects, Laura oversees project estimates and negotiations with various owners and agencies.

San Diego State University
— Engineering & Industrial Arts 1976
Southern Illinois University (1969-70)
— Design
— Mathematics Minor

Northern Illinois University (1968-69)
— Design
Mathematics Minor

Certified Professional Estimator – CPE #1279230

Professional Associations
American Society of Professional Estimators
— Board of Directors, 2005-2011, 2013-2014
— Secretary 2005 – 2006
— Calendar Chairperson 2005 – 2006
— Treasurer 2006-2011, 2013-2014
— Finance Committee Chairperson 2006-2011, 2013-2014
— Ways & Means Chairperson 2007-2008, 2013-2014
— Dinner Registration Chairperson 2007-2010
Associated General Contractors
City of San Diego Liaison Committee 1998
Specialty Contractor’s Council 1998-1999
Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) 2007-11

Awards and Honors
1998 Excellence in Project Management – Jack Murphy Stadium Project
2005 Excellence in Project Management – San Diego Padres Petco Park
2005 Build San Diego Private Works – Park Laurel on the Prado Condominiums
2005 Build San Diego Special Recognition – San Diego Padres Petco Park
2006 LEED Building Award – Qualcomm WT
2006 Estimator of the Year – ASPE Chapter 4