As CFO, Carrie contributes to the strategic planning and operational
teamwork of FoxArneson, seeking ways to improve processes and outcomes
to ensure the best possible client experience. She is responsible for
the accounting, budgeting, financial analysis and has oversight of the
risk management, human resources, IT, and legal issues of the company.
Education: Carrie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from
the University of St. Thomas and is a certified public accountant in Wisconsin.
Experience: Carrie joined FoxArneson in 1997 after spending
time as a public accountant and financial analyst for other
organizations. Her 25+ years of experience in the field allows her to
have a deep understanding of the business, which translates into
providing the ability to look beyond the here and now and provide ways
to improve both current and future results.
As president, Jim provides executive leadership for the company’s
design/build and construction services. With a focus on
preconstruction planning, ranging from site selection and due
diligence to navigating the approval process with local and state
municipalities, Jim ensures the project begins on the right path. His
extensive experience in design/build construction allows clients to
realize their goals while staying within budgets and mitigating risks.
Education: Jim earned both a Bachelor of Science in Civil and
Environmental Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil and
Environmental Engineering Degree from the University of
Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the American Society of Civil
Engineers and continues his education through Professional Development
courses at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Experience: Joining the company in 1987, Jim’s experience
includes all levels of management across business areas including
project engineering, project estimating and project management. His
extensive experience overseeing projects from concept to completion
has enabled Jim to consistently provide a positive impact on
FoxArneson’s projects by identifying areas in which clients can
realize cost savings and reduce risks.
As vice president and senior architect, Phil leads the design efforts
for the company including client interface and project delivery.
Working with both internal and external design, engineering, and
construction professionals Phil leads the FoxArneson team to develop
sensitive design solutions that achieve the owner’s project goals and
enhance the built environment. He understands that “service” is what
keeps our clients coming back.
Education: Phil earned a Bachelor of Science in Architectural
Studies and a Master of Architecture Degree from the University of
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Additionally, Phil continues his
education through Professional Development courses at the University
of Wisconsin – Madison.
Experience: Phil joined the company in 2007. During his almost
30 year career, Phil has had the opportunity to work with public and
private clients in a wide variety of sectors that include
institutional, industrial, corporate, financial, medical, commercial,
and retail projects. Providing strong leadership to our clients, Phil
guides their projects from initial idea through to construction
completion. In his work, Phil is most passionate about applying
appropriate, sensitive design solutions that address and fulfill the