The Douglas Company Elevates Two Long-Standing Partners to Vice President

The Douglas Company, General Contractor, announced the promotion of two of its partners to Vice Presidents. Mr. Bruce Douglas has been promoted to Vice President of Preconstruction, and Mr. Pete Zimmerman has been promoted to Vice President of Estimating. Both will be serving as members of The Douglas Company’s Executive Committee, establishing company policies, and participating in developing company strategies and objectives.

Pete Zimmerman, P.E.

Vice President of Estimating

Mr. Zimmerman began his career with The Douglas Company in 2003 after graduating from the University of Toledo College of Engineering with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He demonstrates a full understanding of construction, cost control, the bid process, project documentation, project management, and time management with subcontractors and suppliers.  

As Vice President of Estimating, Pete will work closely with clients, architects, and subcontractors, during the estimating stage, overseeing all budget and final estimates, controlling cost, and maintaining relationships to ensure accurate and competitive pricing. His extensive understanding and skill in the construction and estimating process provides him with the knowledge to provide highly competitive pricing in a wide variety of construction projects and the ability to offer reliable valve engineering options.

“These promotions reflect the incredible leadership and hard work exhibited by Bruce and Pete. Both have been instrumental in the Company’s growth through their focus and commitment. The two epitomize what it means to build and grow your career at a company and have become incredible role models to teams across our company. I look forward to reaching new levels of success and growth with their increased involvement in the organization.” said Peter Douglas, President of The Douglas Company.

Bruce Douglas, PMP, LEED AP BD+C

Vice President of Preconstruction Services

Mr. Douglas began his career with The Douglas Company in 2011 as a Project Coordinator. He now uses his deep knowledge of construction operations and his credentials as Vice President of Preconstruction Services. He has lead teams to put in place over $100 million in various types of construction and earned promotions up to the role of Senior Project Manager.

As Vice President of Preconstruction Services, Bruce leads the Estimating and Business Development teams, initiating client engagement early in the project development process and setting projects on a path for success by providing expertise on cost, schedule, logistics, constructability, and other key factors.

The Douglas Company

The Douglas Company, headquartered in Holland, Ohio, with a second office located in Orlando, Florida, is a recognized industry leader in commercial construction, specializing in Senior Living and Multi-Family Housing in a wide variety of markets.

A 100% employee-owned ESOP company since 2020 and a seven-time honoree on the INC. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies, we have been providing construction services to clients for over 45 years. As a result of our experience and knowledge, our integrated Integri-D Process was developed to ensure our clients’ success! We manage every aspect of the client’s project from up-front cost control, preconstruction services, construction management through completion and turnover.

For more information on this story or inquiries about The Douglas Company, please contact Bob Ritter, Director of Business Development, at 419-865-8600 or visit The Douglas Company website:

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