Jim Ciesla

Jim is the President & CEO of Brinkman Construction. Prior to Brinkman, he worked for a national design-build development and construction company in Arizona. He has been with Brinkman Construction since the company’s founding.

In 2016, Jim played a significant leadership role in transitioning Brinkman Construction to a 100% employee-owned company. Today, he is focused on leading the strategic, financial, and operational vision of the company through long-term planning and inspiring a culture of leadership throughout employees.

Jim graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management and is a LEED AP professional. He was a BizWest 40 Under 40 Honoree in 2014.

Jim’s community involvement has included being on the Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain Board of Directors, Poudre School District Long Range Planning Advisory Work Group, and the Colorado State University Strategic Operating Plan Process.