James Hackman, PE, LEED AP

Jim Hackman came to what was then Reese Engineering in 1997, shortly after its founding, and became a named partner in 2019. Today he helps direct overall management, in particular facilities and human resources. On the job, he has overseen a wide variety of education, senior living, recreation, government, and healthcare projects.

Get To Know

My dog:
Charlie, a sweet purebred Dalmatian, who loves to graze in the blueberry patch.

If I’m not working, I’m probably:
Trying to decide what’s a weed and what’s not in the garden.

Last great book I read:
A 1965 biography of Frank Lloyd Wright that I found at a wonderful, jam-packed used bookstore in the Milwaukee airport.

Recent discovery:
The joy of watching the summer sunset from a kayak on Blue Hill Bay in Maine.

Travel aspiration:
Tour the U.K. with my husband, Alan, and children, Anne and Brian.

Work win:
After working on the project from design through construction, seeing residents move into a skilled-nursing facility that is more like a five-star hotel than a hospital.


Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, 1984

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