For Jim Pagano, a part-time job in college turned into a 19-year tenure with New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG), followed by a career-defining move to J.F. Kiely Construction Co.
Since joining Kiely in 2003 as Director of Health and Safety, Jim has continuously demonstrated his leadership and has over thirty-five years of experience in natural gas infrastructure, utility construction, safety, and training. He became Director of Business Development in 2010 and Sr. Vice President of Business Development and Marketing in 2016.
From identifying engineering opportunities with utility customers to developing a formal safety and training department to creating the first-ever Kiely website, Jim has excelled in countless internal and external initiatives alongside Kiely’s culture of growth, opportunity, and recognition. As Sr. Vice President of Business Development and Marketing, he is responsible for market strategy, new customer growth, and brand administration across the Kiely Family of Companies.