32 New DFW CEOs You Need to Know

05.16.19  |   Nationwide

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Jim Jacobs

CEO, CORE Construction

After operating in DFW for nearly three decades, CORE Construction moved here from Phoenix last year. CEO Jim Jacobs said the decision came down to four things: availability of a highly skilled and educated workforce, quality of life, diverse and vibrant economy, and central location. It’s in temporary space while building a new headquarters in Frisco. Until moving here, Jacobs says he didn’t fully appreciate the massive scale of the region. “It’s vast in size, but also vast in opportunity,” he says.