Tulsa, Okla. – Nabholz recently announced that Executive Vice President of Operations Michael Feamster assumed the role of regional president for the company’s Oklahoma operations. Jake Nabholz, the former regional president for Nabholz’ Oklahoma, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Central and Northeast Arkansas presence, has been named incoming Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1st, 2022.
Feamster began his career with Nabholz in the company’s Kansas City location, working as a project manager before he was quickly promoted to senior project manager. He returned to his hometown of Tulsa in 2018 as a project executive and assumed the executive vice president role for Nabholz’ Oklahoma presence in 2019.
Feamster brings over a decade of experience in the construction industry to the regional president position, as well as specific skills in risk management and operational leadership. He earned degrees in both construction management and Spanish from John Brown University and is involved with the local chapters of DBIA, ABC, and AIA.
Justin Woolverton is now taking on the executive vice president role in Oklahoma. Woolverton has 16 years of experience in the construction industry and previously oversaw projects for Shawnee Public Schools and INTEGRIS Health Services. He holds a B.S. in Construction Science from the University of Oklahoma and is active in his community, currently serving with Community Youth Services of Southern Oklahoma in Ardmore, Okla.
Chris Rickman has been hired to serve as a Business Development Officer for the company’s operations in Oklahoma City. In this new role at Nabholz, Rickman will engage with current and potential Nabholz clients and work as an ambassador for the company’s many building services. Rickman previously worked with architectural, engineering, and construction firms to elevate their business performance and has served on various boards and advisory committees. He is a current member of the City of Moore Planning Commission, a Fellow and past Society President for the Society for Marketing Professional Services, and a Journal Record “Achievers under 40” honoree.
This September, Eric Schiess, a life-long resident of the Oklahoma City area, joined the Nabholz team as a Project Executive. He brings 25 years of project engineering and management experience to the position, along with a degree in Construction Management from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Schiess is a previous Chair for the Downtown District YMCA Council.