Gilbane Building Company promotes Jon Bos to Project Executive of downtown Chicago Interiors

Seasoned industry veteran brings over 12 years of experience to Gilbane’s operations in the downtown Chicago market

Jon Bos, Project Executive - Interiors, Gilbane Building Company Downtown Chicago Office

Jon Bos, Project Executive – Interiors, Gilbane Building Company Downtown Chicago Office

Chicago, IL – February 9, 2016 – Gilbane Building Company is proud to announce the promotion of Jon Bos to a Project Executive, working out of Gilbane’s downtown Chicago office. He brings over 12 years of experience in construction services, operations and client relationships to the team. Mr. Bos has extensive experience planning, implementing and overseeing all phases of small and large construction projects. He has been involved in over $1 billion in construction in his career, consisting of projects locally in Chicagoland and abroad for Gilbane in Ireland. His work includes the successful management of design and construction teams in multiple product types including corporate office, retail/mixed use, higher education, research and development and healthcare. In his new role, Mr. Bos will be focused on managing Gilbane’s operations for downtown Interiors, Retail/Mixed-use and Corporate market sectors.

“For us it is about building the best people, relationships and the Chicago community. People and passion make the difference. Jon is a shining example of Gilbane building our people, he was identified as a future leader early in his career with Gilbane, and we are now honored to have him focus his energy and leadership on our downtown Chicago Interiors group,” said Adam Jelen, Gilbane Building Company Senior Vice President and Division Leader.

Bos is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a M. Eng in Construction Engineering & Management. He was hired into Gilbane’s management trainee program in 2006 and developed his career through numerous roles working as a project engineer, superintendent, regional manager of engineering and project manager for Gilbane. He is actively involved in the Lean Construction Institute and is a Board Member for the Chicago ACE Mentor Program. Bos volunteers his time with numerous local community organizations including Rebuilding Together Chicago, the Chicago Food Depository and Ronald McDonald House.


About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from preconstruction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 50 office locations around the world. For more information, visit

Gilbane has two permanent offices located in Chicago, as well as an extensive knowledge of the Chicagoland market including construction processes, area subcontractors/suppliers, local M/WBE contractors, and familiarity with Chicago jurisdictional authorities. With 38 years of success in the highly competitive Chicagoland market, Gilbane is committed to continuing the strong tradition of excellence in the Chicago construction industry.