About Jimmy

  • A family man with traditional southern values:
    • I was born and raised in nearby Lockhart, Texas  
    • Resident of Bastrop since 2013.  
    • Strong belief in family values and a sense of community, working hard and working together to achieve the American Dream
  • Education:
    • Attended Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos
    • Attended Odessa College and Houston Community College taking Appraisal, Real Estate and Home Inspection Courses to further my career.
    • Continuing Education Courses at both Utah Valley University and Red Rocks College in Denver
      • LEED and SWPPP training can help me provide Bastrop with a framework for healthy, highly efficient, environmentally friendly and cost-saving green buildings.

  • Work Experience:
    • 30-year career in commercial construction
      • Worked for 6 top 50 Engineer-News Record (ENR) companies 
      • Managed budgets up to $325 million dollars
      • Built commercial projects in 12 states worth over $900 million dollars.
    • Experience in managing large commercial construction projects within multiple City and Government jurisdictions
    • Currently Self-employed General Contractor and Construction Consultant
    • Work experience and training will be beneficial in modifying the current Building Code and the expansion of the Building and Planning Department
  • Community Involvement:
    • Serve on a variety of City Boards
      • The Parks and Trees Public Advisory Board
      • Construction Standards Board of Adjustments
      • Zoning Board of Adjustments and Appeals
        • Participation in these Boards helps me to better understand the City operations

Growing up, I learned about teamwork, hard work and preparation in sports.  Success is greatest when every member of the team does their absolute best.  Hard work and preparation are also required. The work on the City Council will be similar in that it takes a lot of hard work and preparation by many people working as a team to achieve their goals.

 I would appreciate your vote for Bastrop City Council, Place 4 on May 4th, 2021.  I want to represent the citizens and make a positive impact on Bastrop’s future. Together, we can make growth positive for businesses and citizens and continue to maintain Bastrop’s reputation as a great place to work and raise families. 

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