Joseph “Joe” O. Oltmans II, a third generation builder, has been with Oltmans Construction Co. for over five decades. Joe assumed the position of chief executive officer in 1993 and chairman of the board in 2003. In 2019, Joe formally announced his retirement but continues to be involved on the board as chairman emeritus. His leadership exemplifies the company’s foundational values of integrity, honesty, and hard work which are set by his late father, O.H. “Bud” Oltmans, and his late grandfather and the company’s founder, J.O. Oltmans.
John Gormly oversees all corporate operations and divisions under the Oltmans Companies. Starting as an estimator-trainee over 40-years ago, John has been credited with building long-term business partnerships and leading the company into new markets in his position as vice president and director of sales and marketing beginning in the 80s. Under John’s leadership, Oltmans Construction Co. began our partnership with Great Place to WorkTM. John was promoted to the position of president in 2005 and chairman of the board and CEO in 2019.
Charles “Charlie” Roy joined the Oltmans team of professionals as an estimator in 1984 and has been credited with the development of Oltmans’ tenant improvements division in the 1990s. In 2018, Charlie was named senior vice president, and the following year assumed the position of president. He oversees the company’s overall operations, resources, and assets. Bringing almost four decades of construction experience to his role, Charlie has successfully led the company through the COVID-19 pandemic and its 90th year in business.
As a business development executive for the firm for nearly two decades, Gerald has earned a well-respected niche in the industry as a highly regarded expert specializing in the commercial and industrial marketplaces. Gerald is recognized for his high standards, ethical business practices and his primary focus to create long-lasting client relationships while initiating new business opportunities in the commercial, office, and industrial arenas throughout the Southwestern United States.
Tony Perez brings over four decades of business development and estimating experience to Oltmans’ preconstruction and construction services. He oversees all phases of estimating, sales, and marketing for the commercial, industrial, and renewable energy markets. Tony offers not only his valuable expertise, but his keen awareness of current market conditions to his clients.
Vice president of estimating since 2016, James Bogle assumes the vital role of overseeing the company’s preconstruction and estimating department. His extensive estimating experience, education, and management background gives him critical insight to each client’s needs and expectations per market sector. James oversees the delivery of all comprehensive cost proposals produced by the firm and keeps an active tab on the subcontractor and commodities communities to track, anticipate, and manage escalation and lead times.
Chris began as a project engineer and rose through the ranks before joining Oltmans’ senior management as vice president of production in 2020. Chris is responsible for managing the success of Oltmans’ operations valuing over $700-million in volume annually. With extensive project management experience and strategic planning expertise, Chris brings over 30 years of construction background to his position. He oversees Oltmans’ production and field operations department consisting of over 400 members.
Jason Kakimoto started his career as an auditor before joining Oltmans’ team of professionals in 2001. Jason joined Oltmans senior management group as vice president, chief financial officer, and secretary in 2018. As CFO, his main responsibility includes managing the accounting department’s daily operations, preparation of all project billings and disbursements of subcontractor and material draws and monitoring the preparation of the final cost summary reports on all projects.
Greg brings over 30 years of real estate, accounting, and finance experience to his role as vice president and chief financial officer of Oltman’s Real Estate Services (ORES). ORES manages over 9 million s.f. of commercial property throughout Southern California and oversees all aspects of the entities including lease agreement negotiation, tax return preparation, mortgage origination and servicing, asset and tenant oversight, as well as property disposition and acquisition on behalf of its owners.
As senior director of human resources, Joanne’s responsibilities include administering employee benefit & retirement plans, coordinating applicant offers, employee on-boarding, training, and company compliance with government laws and regulations. Joanne oversees Oltmans’ enrichment programs including Oltmans’ University, Employees of the Quarter, annual performance reviews, and charitable efforts like Olive Crest, the American Red Cross Association, and Orange County Rescue Mission.
Brian oversees Oltmans’ in-house team of professionals and is responsible for all aspects of networking, data, telecommunications, and system support. He also manages the integration of Oltmans’ remote project sites and connects all processes back to our various office locations. Brian has served in the computer science field since 1985.
Jackson "Jack" Miller holds responsibility for all aspects of sales, estimating, project management and field operations in connection with the tenant improvements in historical restorations and seismic upgrades as well as new construction of specialized projects such as creative offices, retail, religious and educational facilities. Jack has overseen 150 projects annually representing a volume of $60-$80 million.
With nearly 10 years of experience with marketing in the construction industry, Louise is tasked with growing the nearly century old Oltmans Construction Co. brand and advancing marketing/sales campaigns across all traditional and digital platforms. Louise provides daily oversight of the marketing department to support the coordination of project pursuits and works closely with the executive team to develop strategies to achieve Oltmans’ sales and branding goals. She also oversees the company’s culture committee and corporate events.
Leading Oltmans’ client relations and business development efforts, John Dang offers a background in structural engineering, project management and controls, estimating, and preconstruction. His diverse technical history and ability allows him to communicate effectively with design teams and navigate the unique challenges of potential projects. John has worked within the organization on the Project Management, Estimating/Budgeting and Pre-Construction teams to better advise clients at the various stages of project development. His notable projects include the Children’s Institute, Inc., KIPP:SoCal, the YMCA, and Riverside University Health Services.
Anjana “Anjie” Bhowmik brings over a decade of experience in engineering, project management, and architecture to Oltmans Construction Co. Anjana was tasked with overseeing Oltmans’ Strategic Markets Group, a specialized operations team whose expertise is in delivering healthcare, private education, and high tech / laboratory projects, until her promotion to senior director of production in 2018. As senior director, Anjana is in charge of managing the financial success and on-time delivery of all of Oltmans’ projects. This includes attending OAC meetings, bid reviews, and providing construction sequencing input. She was also recognized by the LABJ as one of Los Angeles County’s most influential women in construction and design in 2019.
Joshua “Josh” Boswell manages preconstruction and estimating for the Northern California region. He oversees the preparation of conceptual cost analysis, feasibility studies, contract negotiations, and project buy-outs. Josh works closely with the project’s design-build teams, clients, consultants, and subcontractor community to bring these to life. A few notable projects that Josh has been a part of includes the Center at Needham Ranch project in Santa Clarita, Overton Moore Properties (OMP)’s the Crossings at 880, and Bridge Industrial’s Oakland and Milpitas projects.
With over 45 years of experience, Dan Wozniak assumed the role of regional director of Northern California operations in 2020. Dan is a project management expert and offers our clients invaluable insight and expertise in delivering construction in the industrial, commercial, retail, mixed-use, and institutional marketplaces. He is well-versed with implementing design-build, BIM, and LEED/sustainable construction methods and has worked with developers such as SRG Commercial, Prologis, Trammell Crow Company, and Bridge Industrial throughout California.
Troy Griffin oversees Oltmans’ Arizona and Nevada operations. Known for being detail oriented and meticulous, he is an expert at delivering complex and timeline-driven projects. He excels at providing preconstruction services such as value engineering, constructability and feasibility reviews, cost control, and BIM delivery oversight. Troy has recently successfully delivered phase 1 of the Haas Automation campus in Henderson, NV.
Thanh began his career with Oltmans Construction Co. in 2015 before his promotion to operations director in 2020 to lead Oltmans’ Amazon and e-commerce portfolio. In this role, Thanh is dedicated to meeting the demands of the e-commerce and logistics industry’s fast-tracked and accelerated project schedules. He brings over three decades of construction experience, specializing in commercial, industrial, e-commerce, concrete tilt-up, warehouse and distribution, Infrastructure, healthcare/OSHPD, residential, and site-work. Thanh has notably overseen over 13-million s.f. of e-commerce establishments in California and Nevada.
Jeff began his career at Oltmans Construction Co. as a project manager in 2011. In 2022, he was promoted to associate director of production where he provides project operations mentorship to Oltmans’ projects in the Inland Empire. Jeff also oversees Oltmans’ Inland Empire office and yard located in Corona, CA. Throughout his tenure at the company, Jeff has successfully delivered projects for Amazon, The Lewis Companies, Nova Academy Charter School, and United Pacific Headquarters among many others.
Ed Sorbel brings nearly 36 years of field operations leadership to his role. Ed’s impeccable construction background is demonstrated by a history of integrity-driven business practices and the highest level of quality construction. He oversees all field operations including the staffing and development of over 300 field personnel. Ed assists with preconstruction delivery including the selection and coordination of subcontractors, constructability, construction sequencing, and staffing assignments across 70+ projects throughout the Southwestern United States. Ed’s portfolio spans the gamut of Oltmans’ portfolio and includes clients such as Goodman, Amazon, SRG Commercial, Prologis, CR Laurence, and Boeing.
Rodney began his career at Oltmans Construction in 1985 as a 1st-period apprentice, advancing to general foreman and superintendent in 24-years. Rodney was promoted to general field superintendent in 2016. He visits jobsites daily, manages the distribution of over 300 field staff throughout the Southwestern United States, and provides management support and resources to Oltmans’ field operations specifically related to quality control and quality assurance of Oltmans’ self-perform concrete tilt-up projects. Rodney’s portfolio includes experience in commercial, industrial, healthcare, OSHPD-1, technology, industrial, and higher education.
Jonathon ‘Jon’ Whinnery, joined Oltmans Construction Co. as a 1st period apprentice in 2007. Most recently, he relocated with his family to Henderson, Nevada to establish Oltmans Construction Co.’s foundational field operations for Haas Automation and Trilliad Development. In 2021, Jon was promoted to General Field Superintendent where he is tasked with overseeing all of Oltmans’ field operations including the staffing and development of 300+ field personnel. He is a second-generation Oltmans’ field leader, taking after his father, Ed Whinnery - Oltmans’ Superintendent for 33 years. His portfolio includes commercial, industrial, manufacturing, retail, and K-12 education with clients such as Ganahl Lumber, Cemex, Trammell Crow Company, Magnolia Public Schools, KIPP:SoCal, YMCA, and United Technical Institute (UTI).
Bobbi is a proven construction safety professional who brings nearly 30 years of knowledge to Oltmans Construction Co.’s projects. With her extensive corporate safety and field experience, she is involved in every aspect of monitoring safety including overseeing project audits, inspection, site safety planning, safety training, equipment maintenance, execution of work stoppage orders, AHA (Activity Hazard Analysis), IPP, APP writing, and beyond. Bobbi is also responsible for leading Oltmans’ COVID-19 safety program to ensure ongoing project compliance and personnel safety throughout the pandemic.