As President and CEO of The Kleingers Group—Sportworks Field Design’s parent company—Jim helped lead the company into athletic field and court design. Since then he has encouraged Sportworks Field Design’s continued growth by encouraging expertise in the sport field arena, helping to make Sportworks a national leader. Although he primarily serves in quality assurance role, Jim is still actively involved in many types of sport and athletic field design and regularly lends his expertise as a civil engineer of nearly 40 years.

Jim’s knowledge of the site design process and overcoming design challenges dealing with complex storm water, grading and utilities are among his greatest areas of expertise and he still enjoys solving civil engineering design challenges.