About the klinkam company

Founded by Craig Klinkam in 1987, The Klinkam Company provides construction management and owner representation services to owners and facility managers of healthcare, private education and commercial construction projects.

 The breadth and depth of Craig’s 38 year construction career provides the platform of experience and confidence behind our services. The scope of his career includes: carpenter, field supervision, estimator, project manager, cost accounting and for the last 24 years as a construction management consultant.

Craig has managed numerous projects in the Puget Sound area in the area of health care, private education, commercial construction and retail. He has managed retail and childcare projects throughout the Western United States as well.  Recently completed projects include the emergency department and patient floor expansion of Highline Medical Center (2010), the new Northwest Kidney Center facility on the Swedish Cherry Hill Campus (2009) and the Gym Expansion for University Prep (2010).

Prior to The Klinkam Company, Craig managed a variety of projects as project manager for a general contractor. Projects included are: three Nordstom stores, an airport terminal expansion and major shopping center renovation.

Education has always been important to Craig, whether as a student, instructor or volunteer. He earned a B.S. in Construction Management from the University of Washington and a M.S. in Construction and Engineering Management from Stanford University.  While at Stanford he moderated a seminar on construction ethics. He has been an instructor for AGC Superintendent Training Courses on several topics and currently supports AGC Education Foundation events.  Craig has mentored middle school children to promote their interest and development towards design, engineering or construction related careers.

Mr. Klinkam is a past member of the Construction Codes Advisory Board for the City of Seattle, is a member of Rotary Cub of Seattle, a past board member of Seattle/South King County Habitat for Humanity and a graduate of the Leadership Tomorrow community leadership development program.