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2019 Award of Merit

by Jennie Amos | Jul 03, 2019

AACE International is honored to be able to recognize all award winners at this year’s Conference & Expo.  It is through such outstanding ability, service, and dedication displayed by our members that AACE International can continue to be the strong organization that it is.  Our thanks go to you for the hard work, long hours, heartfelt involvement, and commitment to excellence that these awards symbolize.  It is our great pleasure to share these awards with you and to acknowledge everything you have given to AACE.  Congratulations!

AACE is pleased to recognize the following award winner:

Bruce ElliottBruce G. Elliott, CCP FAACE – AWARD OF MERIT

The recipient of the Award of Merit will be selected by a majority vote of the members of the Awards Committee, based on evaluation of suitable nomination submissions and judgments of relative merit of the various nominated candidates.  To be considered for this Award, candidates must receive a minimum of three independent nominations.  Candidates who are members of AACE must have ten (10) years minimum active participation in AACE and non-members must have a minimum of ten (10) years active service within the cost engineering industry.  All nominations must be submitted in writing and accompanied by detailed evidence of the contribution by the nominee(s), together with suitable statements regarding the timeliness and importance of the achievement.   Although significant contributions to the advancement of cost engineering and the precepts of total cost management are often the result of a joint effort by multiple individuals, not more than two (2) individuals may be recognized for a particularly significant joint contribution.  If it is not possible to limit the awardees to two individuals, the Award will not be made for the group effort.   Membership is not a requirement.

Bruce G. Elliott, CCP FAACE – Bruce is an Executive Partner of Conquest Consulting Group. He joined AACE in 1989 and became a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) in 2000. He has 45 years of industrial experience working with both Owner and EPC global organizations. He was a charter member and served as an officer of the Genesee Valley Section for several years. Bruce served as a member of AACE’s Constitution and Bylaws Committee (2004-2018). He was a member of the Certified Estimating Professional (CEP) task force, and is a member of AACE’s Cost Estimating Committee. He has been a frequent presenter and author of technical papers at the Conference & Expo, section meetings, and was a contributing editor for the Parametric and Conceptual Estimating Professional Practice Guide. He is also a contributor to two of AACE’s recommended practices. For many years, Bruce was influential in securing financial support to enable employees and peers to participate in AACE membership, conferences, boards, committees, and task forces. Bruce was previously recognized by AACE as the recipient of the Charles V. Keane Distinguished Service Award (2003) and as a Fellow (2011).

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