Laura founded Summit Construction Management in 2014 in response to the need for dynamic and innovative thinkers in the real estate project management industry. Laura’s 16 years of construction industry experience include running her family's development company in Virginia, working for a General Contractor in San Francisco and three years with a small Construction Management group. She has represented a wide variety of tenants in the San Francisco Bay Area and has found her passion in ensuring client happiness, while delivering projects that are on schedule and within budget. Additional skills include client, vendor and subcontractor coordination, scheduling, cost controls, project documentation, and project closeout. Before entering the construction industry Laura attended Middlebury College where she was Captain of the Ski Team and a 2 time All American.
Projects: Affirm, Benchmark Capital, 2K, LinkedIn, RPX, One Medical, Twitch, Delta Dental, Cruise, Cloudflare and Genstar.
Senior Project Manager
Scott has been with Summit Construction Management for over 5 years and has applied previous construction and management positions into his current role. Scott has develop a unique understanding of client drivers with a sensitivity towards AV, IT and Security needs. Above and beyond building out tenant improvements for office space has worked on complex project for MDF rooms, All-Hands Spaces as well as Sound Studio Spaces. His ability to focus the big picture while diving into the detail with the client and vendors to implement solutions tailored is fantastic. His unique set of organizational skills allows him to track details while keeping a keen eye on the schedule & budget. Scott is often working remotely from Santa Barbara where in his spare time he can be found surfing, playing guitar, or prepping his house for a new little one!
Projects: Affirm Chicago, GM Cruise, Twich, Mosiac, Service Source, Radius, SV Angel & General Assembly
Senior Project Manager
Kevin brings over 10 years of Construction Management to the team. He began his career on the General Contractor side where he was exposed to a variety of TI projects, including corporate campuses, commercial kitchens, historical museums, and sky bridges connecting existing buildings. He then transitioned to the development side at Boston Properties where he became a Sr. Project Manager and was instrumental in the development of state-of-the-art office space throughout properties such as the Embarcadero Center and Salesforce Tower. Kevin brings to the team a powerful combination of skills with his knowledge of Leases, Building Systems and budgeting. He knows how to build a successful project while ensuring the team has fun working together. Outside the office, Kevin is an avid traveler and scuba diver, car enthusiast, college football fanatic, golfer and longtime skier.
Projects: Cloudflare, Genstar, *RPX, Cooley, Salesforce, Hellman & Freadman, Twitter, WeWork, Pinterest, Goodwin, Nixon Peabody, and Mercer.
Senior Project Manager
Alyssa brings over 11 years of experience in the Commercial Real Estate industry. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a BS in Architecture. Alyssa began her career in general contracting working in several areas including preconstruction, cost estimating and project management. She continued expanding her experience throughout her career in both Construction Management and General Contracting. Alyssa is passionate about early engagement, collaboration, and innovation. She enjoys working through complex preconstruction coordination and has experience building multi-phased commercial interiors, tech firms, life science, law firms and more. She utilizes her diverse skill set, background, and creativity from project conception to closeout to ensure client goals are met. When Alyssa is not in the office she is exploring her other passions of travel, Irish Dance, and her family.
Projects: Sephora, Geary-Market, Shorenstein Properties TI Builds, Blue Shield, Google
Nicole brings nine years of experience with a General Contractor background, specializing in commercial tenant improvements. Her passion for construction comes from her architect father. Realizing she would rather build than design, she decided to attend California State University, Chico where she received a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management. Nicole’s attention to detail helps in the submittal and RFI processes to help keep projects on schedule. She has worked on numerous projects in the Bay Area including tech firms, law firms, property management firms, and more. Her ability to communicate with clients and vendors help manage expectations and move clients in on time. When Nicole is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Projects: LinkedIn, Twilio, Affirm, Shorenstein, Delta Dental, Twitch, GM Cruise (General Motors), Mosaic, General Assembly, Instacart, Wells Fargo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Annie comes to Summit CM with over 15 years of experience in Commercial Interiors Industry. With a degree in design and a passion for organization and construction Annie brings a special balance to each project she touches. Annies ability to integrate herself with her clients and build an in depth understanding of needs gives her the tools to build successful teams. Annie is skilled at developing complex schedules and budgets and understands the value of being able to identify risk, scope gaps and program requirements to ensure fully vetted solutions are proposed to clients. When Annie is not busy solving client changes she can be found hiking with her lab or skiing in Sun Valley.
Recent Projects: Chime, ServiceNow, Trucker Huss, Momentive Artisan Partners, Jackson Square Partners, MapBox and Polychain
Beth brings a multidisciplinary background to the team with 11 years of experience in commercial interior design and six years in architectural sales. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture, she began her career as an interior designer in Atlanta, where she built an extensive portfolio including large corporate, international, and hospitality projects. She has a great talent for bringing custom designs to reality while meeting budgets, schedules, and manufacturing constraints. After moving to San Francisco in 2011, she focused on corporate interiors as a senior designer. A love of textiles brought her to a large commercial flooring manufacturer where she was responsible for managing major Bay Area accounts. Her passion for aesthetics and love of furniture are balanced with knowledge of procurement and construction details. She is also LEED certified. On the weekends, Beth and her husband can be found traveling the California coast with their three small children.
Projects: Cloudflare, KPMP San Francisco*, Atel Capital*, Passport Capital*, James Irvine Foundation*,Ellis Partners - 153 Townsend*, Liif*, Georgia Aquarium*, San Diego Marriott Marquis*, New Orleans Convention Center*
Kate brings a fresh pair of eyes to the construction management field. Her education in construction management and leasing partnered with her technical background in estimation, procurement, and logistics operations creates a strong knowledge of budgeting and schedules. Kate started working for a local electrical contractor after graduating from college and moving back to San Francisco in 2017 until making the jump to Summit Construction in 2019. She seeks challenge and looks to expand her skills as she provides top-notch project management services. Kate is an SF native with a passion for soccer, cycling, surfing, and of course her dog Teddy.
Projects: LinkedIn, Genstar, Clearbit, Joele Frank, One Medical, Medallia, Modern Treasury, Sephora, UCSF Healthcare logistics operations
Head of Happiness
Sierra is Summit's newest and most popular team member. With a lively spirit and ever-wagging tail, she brings a playful dimension to the team. Sierra is a quick learner and has already mastered a series of valuable skills including sit, lay down, high-five and cardboard box demolition. When she's not sniffing around new office spaces, Sierra enjoys walks in the East Bay and eating lots of carrots. Always ready for a good belly rub, Sierra is quick to meet new friends and share a lick or a snuggle.
Projects: roll-over, fetch and finding treats under the cabinet.