Vice President Operations
Manhattan Construction Co.
Jim Cuddihee is vice president of operations with Manhattan Construction Company and is currently overseeing construction of Globe Life Field, the new home of the Texas Rangers and the Live! by Lowes hotel in Arlington, Texas. Jim has been involved in leading two of Manhattan’s five OSHA partnerships to promote open lines of communication with subcontractors, improve safety and health management systems, and provide for a comprehensive mentorship and training programs to benefit all workers on the jobsite.
Jim has been involved with more than $2.7 billion in construction projects in his 32 years in the industry. He has provided field leadership on multiple high-profile projects for Manhattan including the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Redevelopment, Texas A&M Kyle Field Redevelopment, AT&T Stadium (Home of the Dallas Cowboys), Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Terminal Renovation and Improvement Program, Dallas Convention Center, Rockwall County Courthouse and the Santa Fe Opera House.
In 2004, Jim was a part of the team to start the DFW-based chapter of the ACE Mentor Program and served as a board member until 2007. Jim also served at a board member of the Construction Education Foundation. Jim has a Bachelor’s of Science in Construction Engineering from Oklahoma State University as well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance from the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma.