Jason Jacobson and Micah Walje join Ronco Construction’s Kansas City operations.
Ronco Construction, a leading Midwest construction company, has hired Jason Jacobson and Micah Walje for the Kansas City, Mo. operations. Jacobson serves as the regional director and Walje as the project development manager.
“For nearly 50 years, Ronco Construction has played an integral part in building the Omaha metropolitan area into what it is today, and we’re excited to expand our services with a dedicated Kansas City team,” said Zak Olsen, Ronco’s president. “Jason and Micah are a great addition to the Ronco team, and I’m confident with their leadership and commitment to our philosophy of ‘building excellence through teamwork,’ we can deliver unmatched value to the Kansas City market.
Jacobson brings more than 30 years of construction experience to his role as regional director. Previously with Russell Merit in Overland Park, Kan., Jacobson has extensive experience managing construction operations, business expansion, project management and developing strategic business relationships. In his new role, Jacobson is responsible for the management of the Kansas City office, including business development, operations, financial performance, preconstruction and recruiting. Previously with PACT Construction Services in Lee’s Summit, Mo., Walje has more than 20 years of construction experience, with expertise in managing projects, leading business development efforts, and ensuring customer satisfaction through superior service and communication. In his role as project development manager, Walje is focusing on business development, assisting preconstruction and project management.
“I’m excited for the opportunity to lead the efforts for Ronco’s growth and build its operations in the Kansas City area,” explained Jacobson. “Ronco’s approach to business and its internal culture makes it a truly a special organization and I’m looking forward to what’s in store for the future.”
Ronco opened its Kansas City office, located in the Crossroads Arts District, in December 2020 and has completed one project, the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Kansas City North / Gladstone in Gladstone, Mo.