josh kippenberger

Chief executive officer


Josh has over 18 years of experience in the construction industry. Over the course of his career, he has filled the roles of superintendent, estimator, project manager, operations manager for an ENR Top 400 General Contractor, and project director of the joint venture team for Wichita’s new Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport. 

At Jaco, Josh ensures the entire construction process for our clients is successful. He works on a regular basis with owners, designers, banks, cities, suppliers and subcontractors to ensure the entire life cycle of our projects is as smooth as possible.

In the rare occasions when Josh isn't relentlessly working in the office, he enjoys traveling, listening to the Beatles and keeping a close relationship with all things soccer.  


Recent Professional Project Experience:

Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport - Project Director - Wichita, KS;                                                                      $ 107,000,000

Candlewood Suites - Project Executive - Ft. Riley, KS;                                                                                                   $ 11,000,000

184th Intelligence Wing - Project Executive - McConnell AFB, KS;                                                                                 $ 8,200,000

Holiday Inn Express Renovation - Project Executive - Ft. Bliss, TX;                                                                                $ 4,500,000

Kirwin NWR US Fish and Wildlife - Kirwin NWR - Kirwin, KS;                                                                                              $ 500,000

Holiday Inn - Round Rock, TX;                                                                                                                                         $ 6,200,000

St. Mary Parish K-8 School - Construction Manager - Derby, KS;                                                                                    $ 6,400,000


Professional Credentials and Certifications:


  • Six Sigma Greenbelt

  • Army Corps of Engineers CQM Certificate

  • OSHA 10

  • NASCLA Exam Accreditation



  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management - Newman University

  • Master of Business Administration - Newman University