Meet The Team

JIM KILBURN

JIM KILBURN

PRESIDENT

Jim Kilburn is President of HJB Construction, Inc, and part of the founding family ownership of the company. A dynamic and creative leader, Jim personifies the entrepreneurial spirit that is a hallmark of HJB Construction. Through his participation in every role within the company – from estimator, to superintendent, to project manager. Jim has developed proven expertise constructing high visibility projects that require specialized skills, sensitivity to unique program requirements, and knowledge in all aspects of the construction process. He is a“hands on” principal who prides himself on being readily accessible to each and every project.

As president, Jim has spearheaded innovation within the organization to both better serve our clients and provide an enhanced workplace for HJB Construction employees. He plays a key leadership role in setting the strategic direction of our organization and has helped to guide the firm through a challenging period marked by steady growth.

Jim attended Tennessee Tech and brings 25 years experience with Auto Zone.

JERI CHIPMAN

JERI CHIPMAN

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Jeri has been the Office Administrator for HJB Construction, Inc since 2011, overseeing Accounts Payable, Payroll, Billing, and Accounts Receivable. She has a varied background in Disaster Restoration, and Project Coordinating on residential and commercial projects. Please feel free to direct any administrative issues you have her way, and she’ll be happy to help. jeri@hjbconstruction.com “If she doesn’t know the answer, she’ll find someone that does.”

PAULA METCALFE

PAULA METCALFE

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Paula has been with HJB since 2011, and is responsible for pre-construction, Utilities, and Close outs of all commercial retail projects. Paula has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Design, with a minor in Marketing from Winthrop University, and she is a member of ASID. She has over 25 years experience in design/construction.

EvonY GRANT

EvonY GRANT

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COORDINATOR

Evony came to HJB Construction in 2016 from Raleigh, NC, and she attended Campbell University. She brings with her 8 years experience in the construction field specializing in Accounts Payable and Subcontractor billing specialist. For assistance please feel free to email her at: evony@hjbconstruction.com

SAMANTHA ZIEMAN

SAMANTHA ZIEMAN

Manages every phase of the construction process including pre-construction, procurement, cost management, contract management, scheduling, and closeout for multiple projects across the Southeast. Sam has been in the commercial construction industry since 2012, and has ground up experience in the industrial, retail and commercial construction sectors. Sam graduated from the University of Alabama with a Masters in Civil Engineering. She holds a professional engineering license as well as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)
DARIN CARGILO

DARIN CARGILO

PROJECT MANAGER

KRISTEN HUBBARD

KRISTEN HUBBARD

Kristen joined the HJB team in 2018, as a Project Coordinator. She issues contracts, purchase orders, bidding, and assists Project Managers daily. Kristen brings 8 years Construction experience with her, focused primarily on Accounts Payable and Project Coordinating. Reach out to Kristen via email, and she is happy to help. kristen@hjbconstruction.com