Elaine Lockwood Bean

Director, Public/Government Business Unit Leader

As Director, Elaine will lead the Public/Government business unit to achieve strategic planning and tactical implementation, portfolio growth, managing the integrated team through all phases of projects, and oversight of successful execution of multiple projects as the executive in charge. She
will be responsible to consult with the client to ensure value management, design and construction quality, project cost and schedule. Elaine is an accomplished leader in managing significant capital programs and projects.

What Inspires You?

“Either in the role as the client or providing construction management or consulting services to clients, I am inspired by complex projects and programs including; development of campus master plans and capital improvement programs, providing program budgets and schedules, preparing individual project costs and schedules, determining procurement strategies, and oversight of design and construction. Providing the best value with uncompromised quality, utilizing a collaborative/team approach is a consistent personal and professional goal.”

+1 312-216-5434


Urban Land Institute, Member
City Club of Chicago, Member
ACE Tech Charter High School, Board Member
Society for College and University Planning, Member
Chicago Public Schools, Harper High School Mentor
Lambda Alpha International Ely Chicago, Member
Chicago Women in Architecture, Vice President
Ivy+ Facilities Management, Member
U.S. Green Building Council, Chicago Chapter Co-Chair Education Committee
Chicago Women in Government Relations, Member
City of Hope, Chicago Construction and Real Estate Council, Member
Partnership for Connected Illinois, Board
Family Rescue, Board


Disaster Management Center – in progress, University of Wisconsin
Master of Architecture, University of Illinois
Bachelor of Arts, University of California


Leadership, development and implementation of large-scale capital plans for the public and private sectors. Management and oversight of design, construction and operations.
Registered Architect, State of Illinois