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Ryan Adams | Custom Homes Director

Ryan is our industrious boy scout. It’s a stretch to come up with anything cynical about this guy. A NAUI master diver, he served as a Captain in the Army Corps of Engineers after studying Construction Management at Cal Poly and earning his Class B General Contractor’s License. Today Ryan builds our custom homes, transforming homeowners’ dreams into reality. His approachable personality and ambition to succeed keep our clients happy. Ryan connects with our community as an active member of the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce and serves on the council of North County Young Professionals. A true trailblazer, he’s the guide you want.


Shawn Reed | Principal

Shawn built Abbott | Reed team from the ground up. Twenty-six years in the field make him a veteran leader in construction management. A perfectionist with passion for the craft, he’s proud our team conducts business with integrity. Shawn leads Habitat for Humanity San Luis Obispo and serves on the Construction Management Advisory Council at Cal Poly. He also participates in the community as a board member of the Home Builders Association of the Central Coast. Collaborators describe him as hard working and down to earth, with a great sense of humor. His ability to manage multiple disciplines is well respected by colleagues and clients. Shawn appreciates any excuse to adventure outdoors.


Steve Griggs | Construction Manager

Steve is determined and thrives when faced with a challenge. Seventeen years in the construction industry and six years with Abbott | Reed add up to valuable leadership experience. He appreciates that everyday in the field is different. Colleagues and friends alike admire his passion for building. Steve’s optimistic attitude serves him well whether he is diving into a new project or traversing the globe.


Scott Merson | Project Manager

Scott is a natural problem solver. He is quick to provide answers and happy to interact with clients and subcontractors alike. After graduating from Cal Poly with a degree in Construction Management, he quickly made his mark as a successful project manager. Today, Scott is the go-to guy for creative solutions. Abbott | Reed relies on his positive energy and dependability.