Sue Steele is Chief Executive Officer of JMJ and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. She joined JMJ in April 2017, bringing more than 35 years of experience gained in global business organizations across both professional services and engineering firms.
Previously, Sue was Senior Vice President Global Supply Management, leading Jacobs' supply management team of 1,600 people worldwide and was responsible for the annual spending of $5-6 billion. Joining Jacobs in 2010, as the Vice President for Global Maintenance Services, Sue was responsible for a workforce of 13,000. In 2012, she led the operations and maintenance team during the safest year in Jacobs' history.
At Jacobs, Sue implemented JMJ's Incident and Injury-Free™ (IIF™) Safety Approach, leading teams providing engineering, construction and facility services for a variety of global clients. Under her leadership, project teams achieved breakthroughs in safety, quality, and productivity. Jacobs received awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors and the Houston Business Roundtable for their safety performance.
Prior to joining Jacobs, she worked for CH2M Hill as Vice President, Manufacturing & Life Sciences and as Vice President, Business Development. She also served as the Program Director for the MASDAR development program, a $23 billion sustainable, carbon neutral city project in the UAE.
Sue began her career at Florida Power & Light, after receiving her MBA from the University of Miami and BS from Auburn University.
As a leader in the Construction Industry, Sue has demonstrated her contribution to the engineering and construction Industry. She was awarded the Outstanding Woman in Construction by Arizona State University and the Crystal Achievement Award by the National Association of Women in Construction.