Jim Philpot

Current City: Moraga, CA
Chapter: East Bay SCORE

Experience in:

Heavy Construction, Construction Contracting, Residential Construction, Engineering, Franchising, Auto Service, Business Management, Franchisor, Civil Engineer, Contractor, Business Owner, Business Plans, Financial Forecasting,  International Business, Business Start-Ups, Accounting and Advertising.

Work Summary:

Structural Design Engineer for two years.

Worked in the International Division of two world wide heavy construction companies in various capacities from Field Engineer to Project Manager and above. Was Project Engineer on the world's first underwater oil storage facility which was voted the 3rd best engineering feat of 1969 by the National Society of Professional Engineers . Number one and two were the Man on the Moon and the Boeing 747. Project Manager on a four plus year heavy construction project which included engineering, design, procurement, fabrication and field installation. It was worldwide in scope and was the largest job the company ever had.

Started my own successful construction company that built large residences and small commercial projects.

Started a company that franchised automotive service centers. Built it to 30 million dollars in annual sales and sold it.  I've owned and operated 6 Sub S Corporations in three states.

Now retired and keeping busy with golf, SCORE mentoring and 8 grandchildren.

My areas of expertise are: franchising, engineering, construction, contracts, contracting, auto service, business plan, management, forecasting, start-ups, franchisor, general business management and common sense.

Resume

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada

Bachelor of Foreign Trade, Thunderbird Graduate School of International Business, Glendale, Arizona

Registered Professional Engineer, Illinois & Louisiana

National Association of Home Builders

American Society of Civil Engineers

Mentoring Methods

Email
In Person