Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a premier general contractor with a longstanding presence in Southwest Florida, has announced the appointment of Joshua Hatcher, as a project manager in the company’s Fort Myers office.
Hatcher has more than ten years’ experience as a project manager and business owner. His areas of expertise include construction management, planning, staff and subcontractor management with crews of up to 150, budgeting, scheduling and timely completion of projects. Hatcher has an extensive knowledge of construction safety standards. Hatcher’s experience as a project manager includes the reconstruction and redevelopment of Collier and Lee County school grounds after Hurricane Irma and the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Bus Stop Concrete & ADA Sidewalks project.
Hatcher started his career in construction as a site supervisor with a grading firm where he learned civil construction. He worked in project management at a plumbing and propane company. As a business owner, Hatcher successfully managed multiple projects and crews and developed a reputation of running on-time, quality and safe sites.
Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company has provided premier general contracting, design-build and construction management services in Southwest Florida since 1982. O‑A‑K’s Florida operation is an affiliate of its parent company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Florida operation has offices in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. Its Lee County office is located at 11941 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers.