In 1977, entrepreneur James Leopardo started his own construction firm in Chicago and it didn’t take long for him to make an impressive impact on the industry. Under Jim’s leadership, Leopardo Companies, Inc. has grown into one of the nation’s largest 300 contractors with more than 400 employees and 400 projects built annually.
Jim is responsible for the overall business strategy and standards that affect the company’s two offices, hundreds of employees and job sites, multiple service offerings, and several specialty markets, including interiors, healthcare, retail, municipal, recreation, office, industrial, K-12 and higher education, and hospitality, among others.
A pioneer in the construction industry, Jim provides a focused business approach and a deep commitment to quality, innovation and leadership. His drive, pledge to client service and standards for excellence are the staples the company was founded on three decades ago. (more…)