Jim McShane

Vice-Chair, Concern Worldwide U.S. | Chairman, The McShane Companies

Jim is Chairman of the McShane Companies, a firm he founded in 1984. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer, where his leadership, creativity and intuitive knowledge of design/build construction propelled the organization into one of the nation’s premier construction service firms.

The growth and success of McShane is anchored upon Jim’s dedication to the core commercial markets of industrial and office while evolving into growing sectors such as multi-family and healthcare. Today, the firm continues to enjoy a solid base of market diversity, geographical expansion and numerous successes on behalf of highly-respected clients.

Jim’s focus and dedication to growth and market scope has enhanced the firm’s platform on a national basis. McShane has grown from a single-office construction operation in suburban Chicago into a national multi-office organization with locations in Auburn, Alabama; Irvine, California; Phoenix, Arizona and Madison, Wisconsin.

Jim graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and is a former Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota.