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Why Construction
I grew up working with my Dad in construction and always knew I would have my own construction company
Guilty Pleasure
Boating on the Ciao Bella
Favorite Movie
Favorite Restaurant
The Capital Grille
Favorite Vacation Spot
Favorite Quote
Enjoy life, you can't take it with you!

Jim co-founded Bognet Construction in March 1998. As President & CEO, his responsibilities encompass the full breadth of Bognet Construction’s external and internal operations. Jim sets the example of The Bognet Way.

Jim’s passion is building long-term client relationships and leading all project members to work as one team to deliver excellent results. Jim is driven to go the extra mile with each client and engineer creative, win-win solutions. Under his leadership, the company has developed a loyal client base and has become one of the Top 25 Interior General Contractors in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Jim has been in the construction industry since childhood. He began his work experience as a laborer on construction projects in his family’s business in Pennsylvania. He learned all aspects of construction, from the field to the office, where he worked as an estimator and project manager. He continued his career and expanded his experience in the Washington Metropolitan Area working for various firms in construction and development. Jim currently resides in McLean, VA with his wife, son, and daughter, and enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and real estate development projects.


Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering and Construction Management, Pennsylvania State University

Professional Affiliations

2030 Group
Greater Washington Board of Trade
Jubilee Support Alliance – President (2007-2008), Vice President (2006-2007), Secretary (2004-2005)
Ronald McDonald House Charities Board of Directors (2007)