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Our Quality Process

COMPANY: leadership

At Simmons, we've become known for the way we put our clients first and work together to 'make it happen.' Our senior leadership can be found on our job sites regularly, maintaining a true roll-up-our-sleeves attitude.

Meet the team...

Todd Simmons
President and CEO

As President and CEO of Simmons Construction Company, Todd Simmons brings 20 years of contracting experience to the table. Todd is a fourth-generation Arizonan who, throughout his career, has focused his efforts on proactive strategies in commercial and custom residential building in Arizona with the highest level of quality.

Todd Simmons actively oversees all operations for Simmons Construction Company. He is directly involved in conceptual estimating, pre-construction services and quality control. Todd prides himself on the fact that every project he is involved with is handled with the utmost care from the highest level at Simmons Construction Company.

Kimberly Harkins
Vice President and COO

Kimberly's years of experience in building and development cover many valuable areas for the Company. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and also attended Graduate school at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Prior to her ten year career at Simmons, Kimberly's experience has also covered property entitlement and real estate law. She has served in key roles for both a large valley title company as well as a well-known real estate law firm.

Scott W. Sjolseth
Vice President of Construction

Scott Sjolseth oversees business development and construction services for all projects and has more than 30 years experience in the industry. Before assuming his responsibilities with Simmons Construction, Scott started his career as a field superintendent, progressively advancing until he obtained his own General Contractors license. His experience spans all phases of construction from acquisition, zoning and platting through development, and finally construction. Scott's "start to finish" experience is in multiple venues including; commercial, retail, office, medical, restaurant, and residential projects. Additionally, prior to joining the Simmons Team, Scott has held the position of Construction Manager and Corporate Vice President for various large development/contracting firms in Arizona. Scott utilizes a combination of his experience and an innate ability as a skilled executive-level negotiator, innovator, problem solver, and a motivational team leader to deliver a quality product. Scott also supports the president in planning, analyzing and implementing current and future operational strategies. Scott has developed, constructed and owned; retail centers, industrial office complexes, commercial office condos, residential and government projects in Arizona, California, Colorado, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio and Texas. He has also developed and maintained professional relationships with national and local companies.

Diane Pellegrino

Diane brings her eighteen years of experience in construction to Simmons. Before joining the Company in early 2007, Diane served as controller/office manager for a mid-sized commercial general contractor. During that time, there were approx twenty-five projects at different stages of construction which were maintained by her accounting team. For the twelve years prior to that, Diane was co-owner and operations manager for an electrical contracting company. Diane's expertise covers a broad range of project types. She understands the needs of owners and financial institutions and works diligently to accommodate our sub-contractors.

Steve Buchanan
Project Superintendent - Commercial Division

Dennis Nelson
Project Superintendent – Commercial Division