JIM SMILEY

Senior Project Manager

Jim is responsible for all aspects of the construction projects that he is involved in from estimating to closeout. He works closely with clients, architects, subcontractors and vendors to develop comprehensive schedules and realistic budgets.  Jim guides the team to deliver the highest quality projects in safe work environments while consistently exceeding budget and schedule expectations.

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

As a Chicago veteran with 25 years of construction experience, Jim possess a wide range of skillsets. He studied Business and Construction Management at American InterContinental University before launching his career as a Project Superintendent.  With a full understanding of constructability, field constraints and project risk, Jim quickly moved into a Project Management role, and has served as a Senior Project Manager for the last decade.  Jim has earned an exceptional reputation in the marketplace as a revered Construction Leader.  Some of his key clients include Google, Google Cloud, Vital Proteins, Schiller DuCanto & Feck, LLP and Brookfield Properties (Formally GGP).  

MANAGEMENT STYLE

Jim is a committed leader, always prepared to do what it takes to get the job done right, the first time. His strong attention to detail and unequaled work ethic help him thrive and navigate challenging and complex projects.  When working with Jim, you will instantly notice his ‘can do’ attitude towards every aspect of Project Management, and his drive to maintain a safe and productive work site.

INTERESTS & HOBBIES

Attending sporting events, playing golf and traveling with his family. 

PROJECTS

TECH

Google Phase 4

Google Training Center

Google Phase 3

Google Roof Deck

Google Labs

 

FINANCIAL

UBS

 

 

HEAVY RENOVATION

Naperville Church of Christ

Knox Presbyterian Church

Village Buick GMC Dealership

Trinity Green Trails Church

AmSpec

 

NEW CONSTRUCTION

Crossroads Community Church

Creative World School

 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

GGP

Brookefield Properties Retail

Vital Proteins

WPP Kantar

Fry Properties Office Building

Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry Expansion

4Sight Eye

 

 

LAW

McDermott Will & Emery

Schiff Hardin

Schiller, DuCanto & Fleck LLP

 

Some projects listed above were completed while working for a previous construction company.

CONTACT

ACCEND Construction LLC
312-815-5300

833 W Jackson Boulevard, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60607
hello@accendconstruction.com

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