James Connelly

James Connelly

Chief Operating Officer

James is a design engineer by trade with over 26 years of operations, engineering, and manufacturing experience that he brings to the Phoenix team. He has worked in many leadership roles throughout his career including acting as President of a design-build automation and robotics firm. In addition to overseeing commercial construction projects, Jamie is charged with leading our talent development, mentorship, and job training programs at Phoenix.

His engineering experience combined with his operations background enables him to elevate and streamline our construction processes at Phoenix. He is piloting the first Phoenix career training and leadership development programming that encourages our youth to enter the trades.

Rising Above:

He is an active USGA member and has helped run a small golf tour in Northern IL for over 10 years. He spends his downtime on the golf course with his son, in Eagle River, WI, or exploring the country by RV.