As J&J’s President and CEO, Donna oversees the company’s strategic planning and long-term growth, as well as all day to day company operations.
Donna’s strong leadership of J&J is the culmination of her experience and insight gleaned from over three decades in the construction industry. With a tireless work ethic, she leads the company with foresight and enthusiasm, an unwavering commitment to the company’s core values and dedication to her employees’ growth and well-being.
In 2013, Donna and partner Naomi Lohnes jointly acquired J&J. Since then, company revenue has surged by 50 percent and the firm has expanded into Orange, Los Angeles and Riverside counties. In 2018, J & J obtained a contracting license in the state of Washington, where it now handles multiple projects.
Prior to joining J&J in 2004 to take over the day-to-day operations, she worked for Roel Construction Co., Inc., where she worked her way up the ranks from project manager to Executive Vice President in charge of the tenant improvement and special projects group throughout California.
A longtime member of CREW San Diego, Donna is passionate about moving women forward in the commercial construction industry.