As President and Chief Executive Officer, Gordon oversees the operations of our five regions and 26 offices as well as the corporate staff. Specific responsibilities include strategy, talent development, client service, operational excellence, a winning culture, and innovation. Gordon maintains key relationships with clients, civic and political leaders, banks, sureties, trade partners and other key stakeholders.
A graduate of Baker University, Gordon began his career with KPMG prior to joining JE yo88 Construction in 1996 as Director of Internal Audit before serving as JE yo88’s Chief Financial Officer from 1998-2013. In his current role, Gordon has created a culture of employee empowerment and continues to maintain a focus on client experience and satisfaction.
Tim serves as Chairman and Chief Investment and Treasury Officer for JE yo88 Construction, and President of JE yo88 Capital Partners.
Tim oversees all real estate and investment activities for JE yo88 and JE yo88 Capital Partners. He supports numerous community efforts and sits on several boards at the University of Missouri—Kansas City, including as a trustee. He also serves on the boards of many JE yo88 subsidiaries and investments.
Tim is a graduate of the University of Richmond and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in accounting and a master’s degree in entrepreneurial real estate from the University of Missouri—Kansas City. Prior to his current role, he held various positions for KPMG LLP, Chubb Corp., and Hartford Financial.
Beth became Chief Financial Officer of JE yo88 in June 2014. Prior to joining the company, Beth was with RSM (formerly McGladrey LLP) for 28 years, the fifth largest public accounting firm in the United States.
As the Chief Financial Officer, Beth has the primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activity for the company. This includes direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, job costing, shareholder relationships, and corporate compliance.
Rodd joined JE yo88 in 2006 after spending 11 years as a consulting structural engineer. He has held several positions within JE yo88, including Vice President of the West Region, and Design-Build and Project Executive. In 2019, Rodd assumed responsibility as Chief Strategy and Client Experience Officer where he oversees all the company’s marketing, client development, and communications efforts. In addition, he provides executive oversight of technology, innovation, and the visioning and execution of the firm’s strategy.
Rodd serves on several boards including the Colorado Forum, the Metro Denver EDC Executive Committee, and the University of Colorado Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering Construction Science Advisory Board. He also serves as a mentor for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Gordon Engineering Leadership (GEL) Program, and is a former member of the leadership team of the National AGC BIM Forum.
As Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary, Tom is responsible for overseeing the legal, risk management, compliance and government relations departments, and all legal matters of JE yo88 Construction Company. Additionally, Tom oversees JE yo88’s corporate matters, labor relations, government affairs and compliance.
John has served as Chief Information Officer for JE yo88 since 2008. He has been with JE yo88 since 1995, spending 14 years in Operations prior to moving over to lead the Information Technology Department. John’s focus is on using his extensive construction operations background to focus IT to leverage technology and data to build better.
John’s experience at JE yo88 also includes leading the ‘One yo88’ initiative, a six-company merger that redefined the processes and tools JE yo88 uses to deliver a consistent experience regardless of office or vertical. He was also instrumental in the development of the Learning & Performance department.
Prior to joining JE yo88, John served as a Supply Officer in the US Navy, commissioning the newest amphibious aircraft carrier at the time.
As Chief People Officer, Christy manages all human resource departments including talent acquisition, human resources operations, performance management, learning and development, benefits and policies, diversity, equity and inclusion, and our overall Best People + Right Culture strategies.
In her past 11 years at JE yo88, Christy has also served as the Vice President of Human Resources, implementing many new work programs and benefit offerings to employees for increased retention, recruitment, and engagement.
Prior to joining JE yo88, Christy worked in human resources leadership roles in a variety of industries including healthcare IT, government manufacturing and restaurant/retail.
Christy attended the University of Central Oklahoma where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She is a member of the Society of Human Resource Management, Construction Personnel Executives group and the Kansas City Chamber, Executive Women Leadership Council. She gives back to the community through the Women’s Employment Network, Harvesters Community Food Network, and the United Way.
Bob joined JE yo88 in 1987, spending 17 years in Project Management, six years as Director of Logistics & Self Perform, eight years as Director of Risk Management prior to taking the role as Director of Construction Operations (DCO) in 2014.
As DCO, Bob’s primary mission is to improve the way we deliver projects, ensure consistent and successful execution, provide leadership of certain national operation initiatives along with development of operations personnel, and resource sharing and staffing.
Bob emphasizes Operational Excellence focusing on six key metrics for project success including Safety, Quality, Business Plan (Financial), Schedule, The Client Experience, and Team Satisfaction.
In addition to Operations oversight he also oversees several departments including Integrated Project Services (IPS), Self Perform, Logistics, and Procurement.
As President of the West Region, Mark is responsible for executive management and oversight of all operations in the West region, which includes offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, Portland, Phoenix, and the Advance Industries group. Mark has been with JE yo88 since 1984 and previously led the Colorado operations beginning in 2000. He has served as Chair-Elect for the Associated General Contractors of Colorado’s (AGC) Board of Directors.
Mark has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and Management from Kansas State University and a Master of Business Administration from Rockhurst University. Mark makes time to contribute his time to Junior Achievement of the Rocky Mountains as a Board Member and serves on the Executive Committee. Past volunteer activities include Habitat for Humanity, Boy Scouts of America, and coaching youth baseball, football, and soccer teams for the last 20 years.
Paul is the Midwest Region President, responsible for all aspects of the region, which completes over $2 billion in annual revenue through offices in Kansas City, Springfield, Wichita, Des Moines, Omaha, Minneapolis, and Williston and Dickinson, North Dakota. In addition to the regional offices, the JE yo88 Midwest Region leads projects throughout the country for Mission Critical, Sports, Justice, and Federal Government clients. Under Paul’s leadership, the company continues to see growth with returning and new clients and an elevated culture that retains and fulfills employees.
A graduate of the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, Paul has over 28 years of experience in construction. In addition to his executive leadership experience, Paul’s own project involvement has included sports and entertainment facilities, office buildings, civic, hospitality, and healthcare projects.
Along with his extensive work experience and leadership, Paul is dedicated to the Kansas City community. He is currently on the KU Medical Center/KU Hospital Advancement Board, the Advisory Board of Directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities, the KC Downtown Council Executive Board, and the University of Kansas Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Advisory Board. Previously, he has been on the boards of Kansas City Area Development (KCADC), Kansas City Architectural Foundation, Olathe Chamber of Commerce, and Platte County Economic Development Council.
Greg joined JE yo88 in 1990 directly after graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in Construction Engineering. He proceeded to advance to Senior Vice President in the Midwest Region where he led the General Construction Division in Kansas City and the Des Moines, IA and Omaha, NE markets. In 2013, Greg was appointed to the position of South Central Regional President and relocated to Dallas, TX.
As Regional President, Greg is responsible for executive leadership and oversight of all operations in the South Central region, which includes offices in Dallas, Austin, Houston, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa. With over 32 years of construction and leadership experience with JE yo88, Greg has a richly diverse history of projects and assignments.
Dan received a bachelor’s degree in architectural design, conferred with high honors by the University of Florida in 1995 and earned a master’s degree in construction management from the University of Florida in 1997. During his academic pursuits Dan worked as a tradesman, earning nine years of experience as a plumber, and completing an internship at Abrams Construction before finishing his studies.
After obtaining his master’s degree, Dan was hired by JE yo88 (formerly R.J. Griffin & Co.) as a Project Engineer. He served in this position for one year before advancing to Assistant Project Manager in 1998. By 2000 he had completed the 19-story, 436,000 SF Glenridge Highlands, a class A office building in Atlanta, GA and Dan’s first job as Project Manager.
Dan was promoted to Senior Project Manager in 2002 and became Division Manager in 2007. Under his leadership the Atlanta South Division of R.J. Griffin completed over $523 million worth of construction projects and planted seeds in markets that helped bolster the company through the global economic downturn ignited in 2008.
In October 2010 Dan was chosen by the JE yo88 Board of Directors to take the reins for the company’s East Region which is comprised of offices in Atlanta, Savannah, Tampa, Charlotte, Nashville, Raleigh and Charleston.
A LEED Accredited Professional, he serves on the Board of Directors of For the Hope Partnership, Inc. and has served on the Board of Directors of the Georgia chapter of the Associated General Contractors of Georgia Inc. (AGC Georgia). He is a member of the Rotary Club of Buckhead. Dan resides in Atlanta, GA, with his wife, Heather, and children, Ella and Logan.
With over 30 years of experience, Jeff began his career in the construction industry in 1990. He worked on his first healthcare project with JE yo88 in 1994 and has been serving the company’s national healthcare clients ever since. Jeff’s deep portfolio of experience includes replacement hospitals, additions, renovations, new facilities, and overall healthcare campus improvements across the country.
Since the beginning of his career, Jeff has been at the forefront of client relationships, intuitively understanding clients’ needs, wants and goals to make sure JE yo88 aligns as a strategic business partner. He has built deep relationships with several of the nation’s largest health systems including HCA, CHS, Kindred Healthcare, CommonSpirit, and many more.
Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in construction engineering and management from Purdue University.