Jim Wilkerson learned solid values growing up in rural Kansas. He also learned valuable life and construction skills serving three years as an officer in the U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers. After graduating from Kansas State University in 1968, he worked for Atlanta-based Holder Construction Company for ten years. He won Holders’ coveted Superintendent of the Year Award on two separate occasions, appreciating the opportunity to get involved with both large and small projects with such a reputable company. In 1982, at the age of 35, Jim founded J.M. Wilkerson Construction Co., Inc. He has overseen over $500 million worth of construction in those years. He feels one of his greatest accomplishments has been putting a great team together - one that can manage through good times, as well as the bad times. Jim has always believed the success of a business depends on the quality and performance of its people. He has always prioritized the recruitment of the highest quality employees and encourages continuous improvement through training and learning new developments in the industry, resulting in knowledgeable employees and satisfied clients.