[Denver, Colo., Feb. 23, 2024] Gilmore Construction Corporation is proud to announce the appointment of Grisel Gray as director of preconstruction and estimating. In this role, Gray will spearhead efforts to enhance the level of preconstruction services provided to Gilmore’s clients – focusing on estimating, value engineering and constructability assessments. With more than a decade of experience in various contract types, Gray brings a wealth of expertise to Gilmore. She will oversee Gilmore’s Preconstruction Department which serves all market sectors, including the company’s Aviation and Government Business Units.

“The addition of Grisel enhances our company’s capacity to better assist our clients with their endeavors,” said Vice President of Operations Enrique Elizondo. “Her extensive experience spanning various markets and project types, combined with her skill in navigating the local subcontractor landscape and her steadfast commitment to fostering relationships with local trades, positions her as an ideal addition to our team. Furthermore, having a strong female leading our preconstruction team highlights Gilmore’s commitment to embracing change and upholding our principles.”

Before joining Gilmore, Gray served as a lead estimator at Turner Construction for eight years, where she worked on preconstruction and estimating services for projects of various sizes – spanning from project values of $300,000 to $1 billion. Her diverse experience includes interior renovations, K-12, technology, aviation, sports arenas, private medical practice, residential construction, athletic fields, data centers, high-rise construction, healthcare, and battery production facilities.

Gray shared her excitement about joining Gilmore, stating, “I am fortunate to have the opportunity to be a part of Gilmore’s vision for the future. I look forward to working with this great team, our partners, and our clients to continue to deliver a high level of customer service and uphold Gilmore’s values. The opportunity to contribute to the success of our projects, and enhance our operations, is truly exciting. Gilmore is truly revolutionizing the industry and this position will allow me to play a role in an incredible path the company is creating towards a brighter future.”

Gray’s alignment with Gilmore’s core values and commitment to community resonates deeply with the company’s mission. Devoted to fostering the next generation of construction professionals, Gray shares her knowledge as a lecturer for the Construction Senior Capstone class at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder). Additionally, she actively contributes to community initiatives, serving as a board member for the Chanda Plan Foundation and participating in the Women in Leadership and Aviation Committees for the Hispanic Contractors of Colorado.

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