“The Walker Company (TWC) has been involved with three building projects for Maysville Community and Technical College over the last five years…In each of the projects, TWC has been timely with regard to deadlines, remained within budget parameters and responded appropriately to the college’s concerns, including warranty guaranties. Our past experiences with TWC have been very positives.”
–Stephen Vacik, Ed. D, President – Maysville Community and Technical College
Jim Scott Chandler
Appointed CEO in 2019, Jake Schirmer is responsible for leading numerous development projects, opportunities, and construction projects in Kentucky and surrounding states. He is responsible for achieving success by implementing creative solutions both as a contractor and as a developer. As the business progresses, Mr. Schirmer has been a driving force in managing and developing new partnerships to steer the company’s momentum and achievements. Prior to The Walker Company, Mr. Schirmer has more than 20 years of commercial lending and banking experience. He held several leadership positions throughout his career. Bridging new opportunities for owners, Jake integrates the capital component with construction, and utilizes his business acumen to advance development projects. Early in his career as a credit analyst, Mr. Schirmer earned an MBA from Illinois State University. Jake holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He is also a veteran and proudly served in the United States Army.
Art Walker IV
Art Walker IV
Art Walker joined The Walker Company in 2020. He is responsible for analyzing cash flow scenarios for development opportunities, assembling project budgets and schedules, and managing financial data for active projects. Art has also helped implement safety procedures and construction technology that provide support to project managers, site superintendents, and estimators.