Let's welcome a NEW CORPORATE MEMBER to the WBEC-West Community


Meet Shawmut Design and Construction
& Apply to Pitch your business!

This event was specifically crafted with you in mind to educate and connect you with Shawmut Design and Construction, a new WBEC-West Corporate Member.

Shawmut Design and Construction has current opportunities within their supply chain and are looking to do business with Certified Women-Owned Companies.

Shawmut is committed to investing in equity across the organization —which starts at the top with dedication from the entire executive leadership team . Shawmut launched a MWBE and Enterprise Partner Diversity Initiatives. Join us to learn more!

Meet & Learn Session
10:00 am to 11:00 am (PST)

This session is open to All Certified WBEs that would like to connect with and learn more about how to do business with Shawmut Design and Construction. You will also learn about current opportunities within their supply chain.

Apply to Pitch
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (PST)

The Pitch is comprised of two phases.

Phase I: (Note: Deadline for Phase I submissions is Jan. 09, 2023 )

> Interested companies will register online and submit their capability statement by Jan. 09, 2023 .

> Those companies selected to proceed to Phase II, Live Pitch, will be notified via email by Jan 16, 2023, of your assigned time slot for your pitch on Jan. 24, 2023

Phase II will consist of the 8 WBEs selected from Phase I to present:

Those selected will pitch live in front of a virtual audience of Shawmut Design and Construction Procurement Professional on Jan. 24, 2023.
*You will have 120 seconds to pitch your business
*Followed by 3 minutes of Live Q&A



Massoud Djabbari,
Senior Director - Integrated Projects

Massoud plays a key role in Shawmut’s delivery of world-class construction services. He offers seasoned experience and an abundance of subcontractor resources to teams. Drawing on his years of preconstruction experience, Massoud embeds himself with Shawmut’s estimating and project management teams to review scope, schedule, and initial logistics. By forging a strong foundation in the earliest days of the project, he enables timely and well-run projects throughout their duration. Massoud also aids the set up and execution of projects through his strong relationship with unions and subcontractors that he has built in the region thanks to his frequent collaboration and constant communication with the base he has built for Shawmut.


David Nisbett,
Senior Manager - Purchasing

As leader of Purchasing for Shawmut’s entire West Region, David Nisbett provides tactical and strategic continuity between the preconstruction and construction operations sides of the company. His all-encompassing managerial position requires him to act as key liaison for all new and existing subcontractor relationships for the company. This includes prequalification/risk evaluation, dispute/resolution oversight, subcontractor and supplier contracts development and execution, and subcontractor performance and capacity appraisal. Additionally, David’s keen understanding of subcontractor procurement and operations has led to his insightful and direct involvement in the evolution of Shawmut’s subcontractor safety program.


Nancy Lee,
Assistant Purchasing Manager

Nancy Lee has been an instrumental member of Shawmut’s nationwide purchasing and estimating efforts and initiatives since joining the company in 2017. Having worked in the Boston headquarters and West Coast regional offices in both estimating and purchasing endeavors, she brings a uniquely holistic and diverse understanding of the industry that is critical to the success of the department. In her current role as Assistant Purchasing Manager, Nancy focuses on the evaluation, maintenance, and growth of Shawmut’s subcontractor base while monitoring the local and national markets for possible impacts as well as opportunities. Her efforts are essential in minimizing purchasing costs and forecasting demand. Additionally, Nancy enhances Shawmut’s supplier diversity by partnering with local councils and associations and tracking M/WBE subcontractor participation in all of our projects.