Jim Bunkelman

President / CEO

Jim Bunkelman joined Royal Construction, Inc. in 2012 as a Project Manager, and in 2014 joined Royal’s Board of Directors as a shareholder. In 2016, Jim was elected President and CEO of Royal Construction.

Jim is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin- Stout, where he earned a BS in Construction Management. Additionally, he brings with him 16 years of commercial and industrial experience.

Jim’s previous experiences range significantly from Construction Management to General Contractor, small projects to projects more than $20 million. He has various experiences from higher education to high-tech industrial projects that are certain to benefit any owner.

Jim is married and has 3 daughters. He resides in Altoona, Wisconsin. He enjoys cheering on the Marquette Golden Eagles and is an avid bowler.


Northwest Regional Builders Exchange-Board of Directors
· President, 2009

LEED AP BD+C Accreditation Professional


Certified Professional Contractor (CPC), AIC