James E. Wilson
Co-Founder and Principal
Construction Services Leader
James applies Operations expertise practically, from the ground up.
James guides the performance of the construction management team, and he also oversees in-house contracting services (from building to millwork). Decades of experience have honed his understanding of the building process, in his positions as:
- Multi-national construction company executive
- Program consultant to Retail, Hospitality & Service Industries.
Prior to Co-Founding PMA, James experience in diverse industry sectors include:
Regional Construction companies:
President, 1982-85, Wilson-Brunk Construction Inc. Field inspector/ Industry Expert Program – CSLB (state license board) 1982-86.
President, 1985-90, Tri-J Diversified Corp.
Director Engineering & Construction – North America, 1990-93, Sanyo Sales & Supply NA.
Consultant/Program manager, 1993-97, Sanyo-Maroko Hospitality, Worldwide Restaurant Inc, Sizzler Intl
President/CEO 1997-09, Wilco Group Intl. CEO (1999-01) & COO (2001-present), Premier Management Alliance LLC. RMO (2012-present) Wilco Building Corp.
BOARDS: Quantum Resource Systems Inc (1999-01), SkyShore Development Corp (2000-02), Z Music Corp (2001-04), Habitat for Humanity of Southern Sta Bar County (2002-03), Interim COO of strategic partner, CK Manufacturing & Trading (2009-10)
Notable Clients/Projects Built include:
FOOD SERVICE (multiple locations nationwide)
|Olive Garden||The Melting Pot|
|(Coco’s & Carrow’s)||Planet Hollywood|
|Chevy’s Fresh Mex||Red Lobster|
|El Pollo Loco||El Torito|
Hospitality & Entertainment
|Bay Club||Take One Recording|
|BB King’s||Tower Club|
|Dunbar Hotel||Universal City Walk|
|Self-Realization Fellowship Retreat||Warner Bros|
|Hot Topic (3 locations CA)||Marshall’s|
|Levi Strauss (2 locations CA)||Orchard Supply-OSH|
|Malibu Cross Creek||(Malibu Lifestyles brand stores: Men, Soft & Detours)|
|24 Hr Fitness (13 locations Western US)||Bar Method Studios (2 locations CA)|
|Equinox Clubs (64 locations nationwide)||Los Angeles Angels’ Stadium Locker Room|
|San Francisco Deltas (Pro Soccer) Locker Room||SoulCycle (5 locations CA)|
|West Hills Hospital (57-bed Psychiatric)||Paraiso Family Dental and Orthodontics|
|Santa Barbara Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery||Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Sage Library|
- MBA, University of Phoenix
- BSBA, University of Redlands
- Urban Development, UVS-Washington DC
- Architecture, Pasadena College
- General Contractor
- C10 (Div 6 – Millwork) and C20 (Div 15 – HVAC)