James L. O’Leary

President and Chief Operating Officer

Jim joined Haskell in 1989 and has held several key positions from field engineer, project manager, senior project manager, director, vice president, senior vice president to his current position of executive vice president/chief operating officer.

Since starting with Haskell, Jim has worked on over 150 projects with Frito-Lay. In addition to Frito-Lay, Jim has worked with, Nestlé, Gatorade, Kraft, ConAgra, Procter & Gamble, Nike, General Dynamics, Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Goodrich, Starbucks, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Coast Guard. He has also provided design and construction services for several other Fortune 100 companies in the past. Jim is also currently responsible for offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Dallas, Texas; Columbus, Ohio and Beloit, Wisconsin, as well as international operations throughout South America, the Caribbean, and Asia.

Jim is a University of Florida graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s Degree in Building Construction and is a Certified General Contractor. He is active in civic and professional organizations, including being a member of the Design-Build Institute of America Board of Directors, Leadership Jacksonville Class of 2003, Leadership Jacksonville Volunteer Committee, Jacksonville Community Council, Jacksonville Speech & Hearing Center Board of Directors and several design and construction national trade organizations.