The Boldt Company Names Top Leaders

David Thomack becomes President, Jeff Shipley to serve as Chief Operating Officer

APPLETON, WIS. (JUNE 18, 2024) – The Boldt Company, a division of The Boldt Group, has named David Thomack its President and Jeff Shipley its Chief Operating Officer.

Thomack has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry and previously served as Boldt’s Chief Operating Officer. In his 19 years with Boldt, he has successfully led transformational projects across the country and assisted in the development and rollout of the company’s vision and strategy. His passion for and commitment to operational excellence, process implementation, Integrated Lean Project Delivery® and creative leadership make him uniquely suited for the role.

“I’m committed to supporting the opportunities that fuel continued growth and success for customers, communities, partners, and employee-owners of The Boldt Company,” Thomack said.

Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Thomack earned a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering and a master’s degree in civil engineering and construction management, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He currently lives in Walnut Creek, California and will be relocating back to the Midwest in September.

David Thomack - Portrait

Shipley has 18 years with Boldt and most recently led Boldt’s San Francisco, Sacramento, Oklahoma City, and Detroit offices. He now leads construction operations across The Boldt Company, bringing a hands-on approach to leadership, disciplined project controls, Lean construction expertise and a passion for people and safety.

“I am honored and humbled to be able to expand into new areas of our business, connect with more of the great people within our organization, support our OneBoldt vision and bring enhanced value to our customers and partners,” Shipley said.

A native of Edmond, Oklahoma, Shipley earned a bachelor’s degree in construction science from the University of Oklahoma. He recently relocated from Oklahoma and lives in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Jeff Shipley - Portrait

This announcement follows the naming of Dave Kievet to President and CEO of The Boldt Group.

About The Boldt Group   The Boldt Group is a family of companies driven to transform the built environment and beyond, through innovation, Lean methodology and continuous process improvement. Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, our employee- and family-owned businesses focus on creating extraordinary opportunities for employees, partners, customers and communities. The Boldt Group companies serve customers nationwide

About The Boldt Company
The Boldt Company (Boldt) is a leading professional construction services firm with customers across the United States and is a subsidiary of The Boldt Group. Founded in 1889, Boldt is a fourth-generation family and employee-owned firm headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin. Boldt is recognized as a pioneer in Lean construction and in the industrialized construction space. Boldt operates 18 offices across the U.S. that serve customers in healthcare, power, industrial, education, automotive and commercial markets.