Jim Lee

Division President/Senior Executive Vice President

With more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of the construction industry, Jim has provided leadership for over $5 billion of revenue throughout his career at Boldt. As division president and senior executive vice president, he is responsible for Boldt’s greater norther operations business unit and serves on the Board of Directors.

Jim began his career at Boldt in project management, completing several complex industrial projects in excess of $100 million in value. Prior to his business unit leadership, he provided oversight to Boldt’s construction management services as well as its technical services group. His market sector experience is very diverse, including power, industrial, healthcare, food, education, and commercial projects.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Valparaiso University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Northwestern Kellogg School of Business within the Executive MBA program. He is also a registered professional engineer in Wisconsin.

Jim provides thought leadership in these areas:

Automotive Industry

Jim is also the executive sponsor for Boldt’s Industrial Market segments. Boldt’s industrial market sector focuses on pulp and paper, food, mining and general manufacturing industries. Jim has found that early involvement on projects, working closely with technology providers and engineers will reduce capital cost significantly. Planning in a team environment is essential to a projects success. Jim has developed a team of project staff and supervision that has been recognized for their ability to provide a high value to customers. This value is created by the integration of the various partners utilizing Boldt’s Lean processes.

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Power Industry

Under Jim’s leadership, Boldt has grown its power industry reputation as a top national power contractor. The resume of power projects includes wind farms, natural gas power generation, biomass facilities, air quality control systems, hydroelectric plants and combined heat and power. Under Jim’s guidance, Boldt’s power group has developed project management and trade supervision that is highly competitive and schedule driven while putting safety as their number one priority. The approach to projects as Jim has emphasized involves creating alignment with all shareholders. This alignment combined with Boldt’s Lean culture has developed winning results and a growing number of repeat customers.

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