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Growth Prompts New Leadership Appointments for Jacobsen Construction Company

Parul Dubey on March 6, 2019 - in News, People

Salt Lake City, March 6, 2019 — To facilitate recent growth, Jacobsen Construction Company (Jacobsen) is pleased to announce three new appointments in executive company leadership.

Gary Ellis

Gary Ellis, who successfully led Jacobsen as its chief financial officer (CFO) for the last 18 years, will now be leading the company as Executive Vice President of Business Development and Sales. As CFO, Ellis’ leadership abilities played a crucial role in driving profitable growth across Jacobsen’s diverse construction markets. Under his financial leadership, Jacobsen flourished during both up-market cycles and national downturns. In his new role, Ellis will continue to be vital in the development and execution of core and future business strategies for Jacobsen.

Tommy Auger

Tommy Auger joins Jacobsen as the company’s new CFO. Auger brings keen insights into financial discipline and strategy with a data-driven yet collaborative personal approach to leadership and decision-making. Prior to accepting a position with Jacobsen, Auger was the CFO at Athletic Republic, Inc., a sports performance training franchisor located in Park City, Utah, and spent eight years as CFO of AlphaGraphics, Inc. His experience also includes positions with several Utah real estate and development companies.

Amy Christensen

Amy Christensen has been named Jacobsen’s Vice President of Corporate Communications and Brand Marketing. Christensen joined the company in 2017 as the company’s marketing communications director. She brings a wealth of experience as a MarCom leader and strategist with previous roles as president of Gruve PR & Marketing Communications, deputy director of communications at Utah’s Department of Environmental Quality and co-owner of Dare to Dream Sports Marketing — a Chicago based agency. Christensen is responsible for all public relations, communications and marketing for Jacobsen.


About Jacobsen Construction Company, Inc.

Founded in 1922 by Soren N. Jacobsen in Salt Lake City, Jacobsen is a 100% employee-owned, Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) company. With more than 500 employees, Jacobsen is consistently ranked as one of the top contractors in the country, as well as one of the nation’s Top 100 Green Contractors. For more information visit: http://www.jacobsenconstruction.com, and follow on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.


Connect with Amy Christensen on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amymchristensen/

Connect with Tommy Auger on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tommyauger/

Connect with Gary Ellis on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/garynellis1/

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