Louis Cabano

Lou Cabano

Louis Cabano


Lou is Chairman of the Board of Pathfinder, LLC. For over 40 years, he has had extensive hands-on experience managing major process industry projects worldwide. He is a recognized engineering and capital project delivery service organizational expert, having led more than 25 major studies of this type, and has helped develop special analytical tools and methods to support such optimization studies. 

In addition, Lou has presented training courses and seminars on project management discipline practices for both domestic and international clients as well as many industry associations. 

Core Qualifications

  • Commercial Construction
  • Contract Strategy Development
  • Cost Estimating
  • Front End Loading
  • Idependent Project Reviews/PDRIs
  • Master Planning
  • Project Execution Plans
  • Project Management
  • Risk Assessments
  • Scheduling


  • Drexel University - BS in Chemical Engineering
  • Drexel University - Engineering Management Masters Program
  • US Army, Corps of Engineers      


  • Engineering and Construction Contracting Association (ECC) - Past Chairman (2011) and Executive Board of Director Member
  • Delaware Valley Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) - Past President and Chairman
  • New York PMI Chapter - Co-founder 
  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineers International (AACEI)
  • Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)


  • 2016 - Selected as Member of National Academy of Construction (NAC)
  • 2011 Alumni Circle of Distinction Award, Drexel College of Engineering.
  • 2008 Engineering and Construction Contracting Association’s Annual Achievement Award


  • English