Mr. Matz adds his knowledge and experience at public agencies to JOA’s senior staff.
Newport Beach, CA, JOA, a leading provider of project and construction management in Southern California, is pleased to announce the addition of James Matz to its management team. Mr. Matz comes to JOA with over 20 years in contract administration, facility planning, and job order contracting at public agencies around Southern California.
Mr. Matz’s first role at JOA will be to support the Orange County Sheriff’s Department in the planning and implementation of capital projects. In addition he will be working on JOA’s growth initiatives, including business development and the expansion of the company.
Prior to joining JOA, Mr. Matz was a Senior Project Manager at the Gordian Group, where he oversaw Job Order Contracting for University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) campuses in San Diego, Irvine, Fullerton, and San Marco. In addition, he has worked with the counties of Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego, and Riverside. Prior, Mr. Matz managed large teams, budgets, and projects as a Facilities Manager at companies like Ford, Mazda, and Toyota.
“We are very pleased to have James Matz join our team,” said Jeff Oviedo, President of JOA. “His energy, creativity, and team-spirit, combined with his expertise in all aspects of what we do, will make him an outstanding asset to JOA.”
Mr. Matz stated, ”JOA already has a superior industry reputation in project and construction management. I am looking forward to adding my experience and relationships to the mix as we continue to provide superior service to our customers.”
JOA is a leading expert in project and construction management for public, private and institutional clients in Southern California. With a focus on capital improvement, infrastructure, industrial, retail and office structures, JOA has over 20 years of experience managing large, complex projects.
Known for its collaborative approach, JOA relies on active communication to build and maintain relationships with contractors, sub-consultants and other key stakeholders. JOA’s enthusiastic, efficient work style and distinguished project management capabilities enable the company to deliver extraordinary results that meet and exceed their clients’ expectations.