Jim is responsible for developing the systems, teams and strategies to grow the company and help it diversify into the healthcare, educational and life sciences markets.
Jim has more than twenty-five years of experience in the construction industry, with specific expertise in building state-of-the-art healthcare facilities. His successful oversight of some of the region’s most complex hospital construction projects has given him strong relationships with healthcare executives, architects and subcontractors throughout New England. He has overseen projects at some of the region’s most prestigious healthcare institutions, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Before joining Dellbrook | JKS in September, 2013, he held the post of project executive at building consultancy KV Associates in Boston. At KVA, he represented the owner during the fourteen-month construction of the New England Baptist Outpatient Care Center in Westwood/Dedham, an orthopedic surgical facility that operates in partnership with Shields Health Care Group. The $42 million center opened in the fall of 2013.
Before that, Jim served for as vice president of healthcare construction in the Northeast Region for Suffolk Construction, the large, privately-held building contractor headquartered in Boston.
At Suffolk, he developed a team that was highly experienced in the sophisticated and uniquely challenging field of healthcare construction. His team handled a broad range of projects from a $100,000 renovation to the $135 million Boston Medical Center Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center, which opened in 2011. The 280,000-square-foot, nine-story facility, located in the historic South End of Boston, is home to a surgical short-stay suite, an MRI suite, 20 clinics and 250 exam rooms.
Before joining Suffolk, he was a project manager for Peabody Construction, where he oversaw the building of the award-winning Honan Allston Library, a 20,000-square-foot building notable for its unique façade, glass pavilions and gardens.
Jim earned his bachelor of science in civil engineering from Tufts University in 1991. He is a registered professional engineer in the states of Massachusetts and California. Jim also is a member of the New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society. He is actively involved in his community. He is a member of the Marshfield High School Building Committee, a member of the board of Marshfield Youth Basketball, and he has coached sports in the town’s youth programs for ten years.