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Jim is a real estate and construction executive with 21 years of experience in design, development and construction. As president of DCI, he specializes in assembling a team of outstanding design and construction professionals along with coordinating and managing all aspects of design, entitlement and construction. He is especially skilled at building effective, productive working relationships with clients, which allows him to clearly understand and address their needs.


Before starting DCI, Jim performed program management, preconstruction and construction management duties for over 17 years while occupying several positions at Duke Realty in both the Raleigh and Indianapolis offices, including serving as Director of Design and Construction.  During his time at Duke, he was integral in developing nearly 5 million square feet of office and warehouse product across the country. 


Prior to joining Duke, Jim was a Design Professional and Project Manager for Woolpert in Indianapolis where he honed his skills in site design and civil engineering. This experience gives Jim significant insight into site challenges and outside the box solutions required to make the toughest sites developable.


Jim is a graduate of Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina and Indiana, a LEED® Accredited Professional and a licensed General Contractor.

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