James Broaddus Elected to National Academy of Construction
Jan 20, 2016


The National Academy of Construction (NAC) elected Dr. James Broaddus as a new member and was inducted at their Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina, along with 25 other new inductees. The NAC, established in 1999, is an organization of industry leaders who have made outstanding contributions to the engineering and construction industry.  During the induction, he was cited for "decades of innovative improvement in project execution and delivery for owners in Healthcare, Higher Education, Government, the Military, and Private Sectors."



Prior to forming The Broaddus Companies, Dr. Broaddus served with distinction in the U.S. Navy for 20 years. Among his many duty stations, he served as commanding officer of the Presidential Retreat at Camp David for President Ronald Reagan. After his military service, he joined the Construction Industry Institute (CII) as an associate director. In 1994, he joined the University of Texas System and was responsible for the capital construction program at the 15 UT statewide campuses. In 1998, he became the first full-time CEO of the Design-Build Institute of America before founding his own firm two years later. He has been a Presidential Appointee to and Chairman of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), is a distinguished civil engineering graduate of UT Austin, 2014 Travis County Engineer of the Year, and Champion for Youth for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin area.