Our Team

Through a combination of Holt’s senior leadership and our commitment to our core values, our professional teams are supported with exceptional organizational management and oversight on all of our projects. With an expanding professional team, we continue to invest in new talent, grow existing professionals, and cultivate the next generation of builders.

James O’Brien

Project Executive, New England


James O’Brien serves as the Project Executive of Holt’s New England Business Unit. He is a professional project executive with over ten years of experience successfully completing projects that include ground up buildings, high end airline lounges, restaurant and retail locations at Boston’s Logan International Airport and many other corporate interior, retail, food & beverage locations throughout the Boston area.


His previous history of owner-side design, construction and facility management give him unique insight into what it takes to keep and maintain a space long after construction has completed. Holt is a leading construction manager and general contractor in the aviation, pharmaceutical, life sciences, mission critical, corporate interior, retail and restaurant markets. As project executive, O’Brien oversees all aspects of Holt projects in the New England area from preconstruction and permitting to handover and warranty maintenance by combining excellent leadership, communication and organizational skills.