“Ahern provides a customer experience that is unparalleled in our industry. We make sure that we are attentive to details, communicative, and completely accountable for our actions.”
As Executive Vice President of J. F. Ahern Co., Bob is responsible for managing the operations of the Milwaukee Region.
Bob has been a registered professional engineer since 1988 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He has been a mechanical contracting professional since 1979.
Bob joined J. F. Ahern Co. in 1979 and has held many positions of responsibility. Bob is one of three members of the Management Committee that joined Ahern as an intern or directly out of college. Over the years he has overseen very significant healthcare, industrial, power, and commercial projects. He has also been responsible for the development of several of the company’s business units. Bob has been a shareholder and member of the company’s Management Committee since 1992.
Bob has also been very active in our industry associations. He has chaired the labor estimating committee of MCAA and has been past president and current board member of Mechanical Contractors Association of Wisconsin, Mechanical Contractors Association of North Central Wisconsin, and Plumbers and Mechanical Contractors Association in Milwaukee. He has also served on numerous pension, health & welfare, and labor negotiating committees. In 2010, Bob was chosen as the construction industry contractor of the year in Wisconsin.